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CURRENT POSTINGS (updated 2.06.24)

Mass Poetry is looking for volunteers to help out at our Teen Spoken Word Festival on the weekend of May 3-5! During the festival, we will host a series of workshops, events and poetry slams in which teens can participate. If you are interested in volunteering in any capacity, leading up to or during the event, please fill out this volunteer inquiry form.

Ricky Orng

Bring Mass Poetry Into Your Classroom

Apply to bring a poet educator into your classroom for a student day of poetry or longer residency.

Apply by 7/3 – 2024-25 Poetry Coalition Fellowship

Mass Poetry, a founding member of the Poetry Coalition, is accepting applications for a paid
Poetry Coalition Fellowship position. This position is 20 hours per week from September 9, 2024
to June 30, 2025. The total stipend is $20,000 plus $1,100 toward health care.

Position Description

Apply by 8/15 – SCI AmeriCorps Fellow

AmeriCorps is seeking an SCI AmeriCorps fellow to fill the role of Community Engagement Coordinator at Mass Poetry. Duties include leading volunteer recruitment efforts at Mass Poetry to support organizational events such as the Boston Book Festival, Intercollegiate Poetry Showcase, and 2025 Massachusetts Poetry Festival; collaborating closely with Mass Poetry staff to train and coordinate volunteers for organizational events and programs; leading development of formal Volunteer Engagement Plan for Mass Poetry, and more.

Position Description

Become A Poet Educator

Mass Poetry is seeking experienced Poet-Educators to share their love of poetry. From serving as a poet-in-residence to visiting a classroom through a student day of poetry, share your love of poetry firsthand with students across Massachusetts. Contact us if you would like to join us in this work.

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