Join Our Team 

Mass Poetry Is currently searching for new members to join our team as part-time and full-time employees.

AmeriCorps Community Engagement Coordinator

Our AmeriCorps Community Engagement Coordinator will support youth success by connecting young people with the relationships,
experiences, and resources they need to succeed. This position will assist in growing an inclusive audience and volunteer base, in addition to support mentorship of Word Play and Teen Council members. Taxable stipend up to $23,000/year, paid bi-weekly. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but we encourage all candidates to apply by 8/1.

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Poetry Coalition Fellowship

Our Poetry Coalition Programs Fellow will play a key role in coordinating WordPlay, a new teen spoken word program offered at the Center for Creative Writing (CCW) in Boston’s Seaport, where Mass Poetry serves as an arts-partner-in-residence. They will provide additional administrative support on key events and programs such as the 2023 Massachusetts Poetry Festival, set to be held in Spring 2023. The fellowship position is 20 hours per week from September to June. The stipend is $18,720 plus $1,000 toward health care. Applications will be accepted from May 3rd- July 3rd 2022.

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Marketing Internship

Mass Poetry seeks a Marketing & Communications Intern to support the Program Director in her work. Position will begin in the summer and has the potential to continue throughout the next academic year. The position requires approximately 10 – 12 hours per week. Pay is $350/month.  Applications will be accepted up until 6/15.

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Development Internship

This position supports the Executive Director with Mass Poetry’s fundraising efforts. The position involves travel to Mass Poetry’s headquarters in downtown Boston and requires approximately 17 hours per week. A stipend of $700/month is provided. Applications will be accepted up until 6/15.

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Volunteer with Mass Poetry

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Bring Mass Poetry Into Your Classroom

Apply to bring a poet educator into your classroom for a student day of poetry or longer residency.

Become A Poet Educator

Mass Poetry is seeking experienced Poet-Educators to share their love of poetry. From serving as a poet-in-residence to visiting a classroom through a student day of poetry, share your love of poetry firsthand with students across Massachusetts. Contact us if you would like to join us in this work.


Partner with Us

If you your organization would like to partner with Mass Poetry please email us at [email protected]


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