Servant Leader Intern - HB Lee Middle School - Summer

Reynolds School District #7 Fairview , OR 97024

Posted 1 week ago

Freedom Schools Summer Servant Leader Internship Opportunity

Are you looking for a great summer internship opportunity?

If so, please read on for details regarding five once in a lifetime summer internship opportunities at H.B. Lee Middle School:

These internships begin with an all expenses paid weeklong training program in Tennessee (June 1st through June 8th) followed by onsite training on July 1st and 2nd.

Following training, you'll lead students through summer school July 8th through August 16th, working approximately 7 hours each day, and then finalize your internship with post-summer school duties on August 19th and 20th.

Your summer stipend of $2700 will be paid 50% on July 20th and 50% on August 20th.

If you'd like to read more about Freedom Schools and watch some video, visit this link:

CDF Freedom Schools

Reading is the key to unlocking a child's unlimited potential. 2018 Fast Facts Children Served Program Staff Trained Program Sites Sponsor Organizations Cities States (including D.C.)The CDF Freedom Schools ModelThrough the CDF Freedom

Excited to join us for one of these five opportunities? Read on for more details!

CDF's mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities. The CDF Freedom Schools program is a direct service initiative coordinated nationally by the Children's Defense Fund in partnership with local community organizations. It is an educational and cultural enrichment program that provides summer options for children and strengthens family and community involvement. The program serves children in grades kindergarten through twelfth for six to eight weeks. The activity based Integrated Reading Curriculum, which is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, integrates reading, conflict resolution, and social action, and is designed to promote social, cultural, and historical awareness. A multi-year assessment of CDF Freedom Schools program sites continuously demonstrates the effectiveness of the Integrated Reading Curriculum, which has proven to avert children's summer learning loss in reading achievement.

College-age young adults and recent college graduates play a key role in the CDF Freedom Schools program in the position of Servant Leader Intern. Each CDF Freedom Schools Servant Leader Intern serves as the teacher for a maximum of 10 students. Servant Leader Interns have access to further leadership development and networking opportunities geared toward continued direct service and advocacy on behalf of children and families.


  • Supervise and maintain safety of students at all time.

  • Set up, manage and break down classroom space according to standards developed by CDF.

  • Engage a maximum of 10 students per class in the Integrated Reading Curriculum as outlined in the guide provided by CDF.

  • Attend all required trainings.

  • Maintain the safety of all students at the site.

  • Serve as Harambee leaders, afternoon activities facilitators, and field trip chaperones.

  • Collaborate with other staff to establish and maintain a supportive and structured environment for the students entrusted in their care.

  • Report any issues or concerns regarding students in the program to the Site Coordinator.

  • Implement the CDF Freedom Schools Integrated Reading Curriculum with fidelity.


  • Must have completed at least one year of college and have plans to complete the college degree (typical age range is 18-30)

  • Maintain or have graduated with at least a 3.0 G.P.A.

  • Ability to motivate others and work as part of an intergenerational team

  • Strong appreciation and understanding of individual cultural history and the willingness to be open and respectful of all cultures

  • Exhibit positive attitude; model a mature and professional demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

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