Muslim Inmates Advocate – Internship Position – CAIR Florida
Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Muslim Inmates Advocate

CAIR-Florida invites you to join us as a Muslim Inmates Advocacy Intern for our 2024 Summer Internship program. In this role, you will contribute to our efforts in advocating for the rights and well-being of Muslim inmates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in outreach to and communication with incarcerated individuals.
  • Support in addressing issues related to religious accommodations for Muslim inmates.
  • Contribute to research on prison conditions and inmates’ rights.
  • Collaborate with the Legal and Advocacy Teams on inmate advocacy initiatives.
  • Assist in organizing events and programs related to inmates’ rights.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in Law, Criminal Justice, or a related field.
  • Interest in inmates’ rights and advocacy.
  • Strong communication and empathy skills.
  • Commitment to CAIR-FL’s mission and values.

Time Commitment:
Internships typically last 10-12 weeks, depending on whether they are full-time or part-time. Full-time internships require a commitment of 35 hours per week, while part-time internships necessitate a commitment of 20 hours per week.

Stipend:
A stipend is provided for eligible students who do not receive course credit or external funding and possess lawful authorization to work.

How to Apply:
To submit your application, please send your resume and a compelling cover letter to [email protected]. In your cover letter, articulate your passion for the related field and highlight any pertinent life or work experiences. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.