Job Opportunities


Make believe with us.

Help us bring our young writers' stories to life.

Fall 2019 Teaching Artist Opportunities

Novel Writing & Publishing Workshop
Youth: Ten 6th-grade students
Location: Westlake Middle School
In partnership with: National Novel Writing Month
Timeline: 2pm-5pm, Wednesdays from October through mid-March
Find out more and how to apply here.

Beauty in Difference Poetry Workshop
Youth: Muslim, Arab, MENA, and Middle Eastern identified youth, ages 14-18 years old
Location: Chapter 510’s Writing Center (2301 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland)
In partnership with: Nomadic Press
Timeline: Day/Time TBD, after school October through March
Find out more and how to apply here.

Fall 2019 Internship Opportunities

August 1, 2019-December 15, 2019
12/hrs per week minimum at our center here in Oakland, CA
We're looking to fill many engaging internship roles to help with our fall programs & events!

About You
You are a person who loves writing, Oakland, and empowering youth through education. You are passionate but patient, and feel comfortable interacting with large, diverse groups of people of all ages.

For all of our internship roles, you definitely have:
Great communication skills
-Experience using Google Apps
-An interest in working with youth, writing, bookmaking, and/or education

We will love you even more if you have:
-Proficiency in a second language
-See what other “great to have” qualifications are needed for each role in our full posting.

About the Internship Program

Chapter 510 is looking for interns to help us with our fall programs, publications, communications, events, and design & retail store management. More generally, we need a sharp team of dedicated interns who want to help continue to build and run a quickly growing Oakland literary nonprofit and community space.

We have the following internships open.

Middle & High School Programs Intern, Elementary Programs Intern, Communications Intern, Design & Retail Intern & an Events Intern.

These can be semester-long or full-year depending upon your availability. We offer school credit, and love to work with educational institutions to make this happen. 

Read all about each opportunity, and how to apply, in our full posting. Positions will remain open until filled.