Part of the job description is below. Click HERE for more info. PEN American Center seeks a Fellow for a short-term position working with PEN Haiti in Port-au-Prince. The Fellow will support the President and Board of PEN Haiti in reviewing and implementing strategic priorities in PEN’s work to promote literature and defend free expression, potentially including fundraising, outreach, advocacy, public programming, and organizational development. Background: PEN American Center is the largest of the 144 PEN Centers that together compose PEN International, a leading international literary and free expression organization. At PEN America, the Center Development Program collaborates with PEN Centers worldwide to strengthen their work and the global network. PEN Haiti, founded in 2008, suffered the loss of its first President in the 2010 earthquake. It has emerged from that tragedy with new leadership and founded a House of […]
PEN American Center is offering a fellowship to support their colleagues at PEN Haiti. Essentially they are looking for an energetic young development or human rights professional (possibly a recent Master’s program graduate, for example). The best candidate would be fluent in Creole and French, but possibly could manage with French. The Fellow would be supporting the president of PEN Haiti and its board, helping to continue building the organization and its role in promoting literature and free expression in Haiti. The position offers a great opportunity to develop expertise through four months in Haiti, and includes $1,000 per month stipend plus round-trip travel and insurance. The application deadline is July 31, 2015. Click HERE for more info and qualifications.