Become a Hooks Institute Volunteer!

Deadline for submission: August 18, 2017.

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Do you have a passion for building social awareness in the community? Are you looking for ways to engage the community?  Look no further! Become a Hooks Institute Volunteer!

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change is seeking a dynamic, dedicated, community-engaged person to volunteer at the Hooks Institute one to two days a week to share our mission and work with the community and non-profit groups throughout Memphis.  Tasks would include managing other volunteers for Hooks Institute events; helping to publicize Hooks Institute events by contacting non-profit and community groups; meeting with nonprofit and community groups to explain the mission and work of the Hook Institute; identifying possible collaborators; and other related duties. The Hooks Institute's mission is teaching, studying, and promoting civil rights and social change.  We have over 20 years of promoting community engagement and scholarship to create solutions to problems facing Memphis and beyond. Please visit our website (www.memphis.edu/benhooks) for an overview of our work.  Persons applying should have a commitment to human and civil rights and community uplift.  Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license are required. Please submit a letter description of interest in this position or a resume to bhievents@memphis.edu. Questions should be addressed to Pamela DeShields, Hooks Administrative Coordinator, at (901) 678-3974 or to bhievents@memphis.edu.