Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Media Intern for the Revolution

Co-op / Organization: 
Federation of Egalitarian Communities
Location: 
Louisa, VA
Type of Organization: 
Income-sharing commune
Brief Description of Organization: 

The Federation of Egalitarian Communities is a union of egalitarian communities which have joined together in our common struggle to create a lifestyle based on equality, cooperation, and harmony with the earth. Point A is a project of the FEC dedicated to developing a network of urban, income sharing, egalitarian, democratic, ambitious, and engaged intentional communities in the cities of the American East Coast. Acorn Community is a member of the FEC and NASCO and a sponsor of the Point A project.

Website: 
http://www.acorncommunity.org/
Number of Members: 
230
Dress Code: 
Casual
Position Title: 
Media Intern for the Revolution
Position Duties: 

This is a vagabond internship. You will be roving up and down the East Coast residing at egalitarian income sharing communes, forming communes, and anarchist collectives conducting interviews, taking photos, and filming to be turned into online media to communicate the ideas, arguments, and aims of the movement. You will also be working with the crew on handling logistics for the roving organizing and public events. Some of your working time will be spent supporting your host community or collective mostly by the development of online media to support their businesses or projects.

Position Training: 

You will be working with experienced community organizers, event organizers, and public speakers in the development of content and strategy. You will be working with a professional video editor and up to date video editing software in creating the finished media. At your various host communities you will have an opportunity to work with experienced cooperative entrepreneurs and business people, activists, and farmers.

Skills Development & Learning: 

You will have significant exposure to a variety of cooperative social and economic forms and extensive access to very experienced practitioners of cooperative organization. You will have training in video editing from an experienced professional. You'll be up to your ears in anarchists and committed weirdos.

Other details of working conditions: 
You will be expected to live out of a backpack (or several) and will change location every week or two. Travel is covered.
Compensation ($): 
150 / month
Room Included?: 
Yes
Board Included?: 
Yes
Relocation Stipend?: 
Yes
Working Hours: 
Variable
Total Hours of Work Per Week: 
40