Ninth Street Independent Film Center’s youth program TILT (Teaching Intermedia Literacy Tools) offers the YouthCore Mentorship Program for college students and past TILT participants interested in mentoring middle and high school students. Grounded in the foundations of media literacy, this program works to equip youth with the tools to critically understand media messages and create their own alternative media, empowering themselves and their community.
We are looking for Mentors with the technical expertise in video production and the enthusiasm to inspire youth to assist TILT's Instructional Team in Fall 2012.
Mentors will receive:
Valuable teaching experience in core media production and media literacy skills. Training in Youth Development, Classroom Management and in the TILT Video Production Curriculum. Experience working with an amazing group of high school students! College Credit, if needed.
Expectations for YouthCore Mentors:
Ability to attend Youth Core workshop session, including pre-session prep and post-session breakdown & de-briefing.
Attendance of Mandatory TILT YouthCore Mentor Trainings.
Assist TILT Media Arts Educators in TILT workshops
Engagement with youth participants of the YouthCore Program.
Open communication with fellow Mentors and Youth Program Coordinator.
Experience and/or strong desire to work with young people from diverse backgrounds.
Strong background in video production and editing using Final Cut Pro
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
To apply or for further information, send resume and cover letter to:
TILT Youth Media Manager
Ninth Street Independent Film Center
145 9th St. #101
San Francisco, CA 94103
** Extra administrative hours available if needed for internship credit**