Your decision to become a Freedom Fellow is a serious one because our program is rigorous, a full-time commitment, and requires that you dedicate yourself to growing as a student and leader. But if you are ready to put in the work, we are ready to support you each and every step to and through college!
To apply for our Fellowship, please complete our application and waiver form. Our staff will reach out with 48 hours to you to talk about next steps in becoming a Freedom Fellow!
We are currently searching for our next Director of Literary Programming (DLP). The DLP is the backbone of all academic programming at the SCFP. They teaches our novel studies classes, leads our literary magazine project and enriches our student’s lives through texts and experiences.
Find a full job description here and apply by sending a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are working to hire our next teammate by early April and have a start date in May. Please apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they come in.
The Freedom Project is looking for entrepreneurial, ambitious, and independent college students who have a desire to teach and mentor 7-9th graders during our Summer Freedom School.
Our interns thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a strong work ethic, and are passionate about learning from our students and developing leaders in the Mississippi Delta.
We have had interns from a variety of colleges including: UNC, Duke, the University of Mississippi, Berea College, William & Mary, NYU, Pomona College, and many more.
9-Week Summer Internship includes two distinct opportunities:
1 week of intensive civil rights and teaching training
5 weeks of teaching academic classes and electives
Leading students in fitness
1 week helping facilitate "college camp" at University of Mississippi
2 weeks co-leading camping trips to civil rights sites in the south.
Media and Logistics:
1 week of intensive civil rights and organizational onboarding
5 weeks of documenting Freedom Summer programming and producing promotional media for the SCFP.
Mentoring Freedom Fellows
Documenting our 2 weeks of camping trips to civil rights sites and our week at the University of Mississippi.
Creating year-round media for the SCFP social media pages and for fundraising purposes.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you have questions.
This is an incredible opportunity to volunteer at the Freedom Project! We are looking for groups of students to travel to the Delta and get their hands dirty making the LEAD Center a more vibrant and exciting educational facility.
If your group will be working in the Mississippi Delta and would like to spend a day with the Freedom Project, please contact us. We would love to have you visit!
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to develop and coordinate alternative spring breaks. Thank you for your interest in working with the Sunflower County Freedom Project!
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