Join the WAESN Family!

It’s time for summer programming! WAESN is hiring facilitators for our 2022 Youth Activist Academy.


Job Title: Youth Activist Academy Facilitator

Division: Youth Engagement

Status: Limited Contract

Compensation: $3,000.00

Detailed Job Description:

he Youth Activist Academy Facilitator will provide instruction during the week of July 6th – July 20th for youth ages 10-15. We are looking for instructors with experience practicing or teaching one or more of the following concepts and strategies:

  • different types of activism
  • create professional development for educators
  • understand, analyze, and write policy and legislation
  • interrogate, challenge, and create ethnic studies curriculum
  • conflict resolution and restorative justice
  • practicing self-care and radical self-love
  • developing and facilitating youth organizations

Facilitators will complete 18 hours of professional development in early June and be required to attend approximately 3 hours of team meetings to support curriculum development. Facilitators will be expected to prepare all learning materials and activities in collaboration with WAESN members. 

Folks of color, queer, and trans applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Work Experience Requirements:

  • At least 1 year working with youth
  • Must have experience in at least 1 concepts or strategies detailed in the job description
  • Must be 16 years old or over
  • Must complete a background check (hiring decisions will be made on a case by case basis)

Work Experience Preferred:

  • community/union organizing
  • non-profit experience

Other Requirements:

  • Must demonstrate practice of being an anti-racist critical educator
  • Must be available mornings and afternoons, Monday through Friday
  • Experience with Google products, such as Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Calendar, and Gmail
  • Must be skilled at facilitating via Zoom
  • General tech skills, including use of virtual collaboration tools such as Padlet and Poll Everywhere
  • Must be willing to work outside in the central Seattle region

To apply, complete this application.