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Lincoln Literacy Internships, Fall 2022

If you want a shot at one of the most enriching internships available, consider spending 8-10 hours a week with Lincoln Literacy this fall. If selected, you'll be trained to teach English as an instructor in online and in-person, small-group classes of refugees and immigrants. You'll be part of an international team at one of Lincoln's most respected nonprofits. Schedule can usually be individualized to accommodate other activities, such as school and employment. This is a paid internship.

To get an idea of what it's like, watch this short video by one of our UNL summer interns. To apply, send an email with resume to

Part-time Van Driver

Drive our passenger van Monday and Wednesday, 4:30 - 8:30 p.m., to pick up refugee and immigrant students and their children, bringing them to classes, and then taking them home. Classes run 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., and the driver may remain on site and be paid for the duration. Requirements: Nebraska driver's license, clean driving record, enough English for basic communication with staff and students. We're looking for someone reliable who can remain calm in stressful situations and deal well with people of many cultures. Pay is $13.80 per hour. Job is temporary, Aug. - Dec., but could become regular in future.

To apply, send an email with resume to

Executive Director

Lincoln Literacy, a private, nonprofit organization, is seeking a dynamic, creative leader to oversee business operations, budgeting, fundraising and program development. Successful candidate will possess strong organizational and leadership skills and have experience working with nonprofit agencies, building partnerships within the community, managing a team, and writing grants. We are looking for candidates with proven cross-cultural competencies and experience with diverse populations. Bachelor’s degree, strong written and verbal communication skills, and on-site work required. Submit cover letter and resume addressed to:

Janet Eskridge, President Board of Directors
Lincoln Literacy
745 South 9 th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Lincoln Literacy is an equal opportunity employer.

See the full job description here.