Teacher - Billings

About: Every other week, our Billings teachers visit Billings Juvenile Detention Center and Ted Lechner Youth Services Center to teach hour-long lessons in literature and creative writing.

Experience & Skills: Our ideal candidate…

  • Is comfortable working in an unconventional setting

  • Is passionate about creative expression

  • Has a background in literature, creative writing, music, or art

  • Enjoys working with young people

  • Demonstrates flexibility and empathy when navigating group dynamics

  • Enjoys good-natured discussion

To apply, send your resume and a brief (1-2 paragraph) cover letter to Free Verse at freeversewritingproject@gmail.com


Teacher - Missoula

About: Twice each week, our Missoula teachers visit students at Missoula County Juvenile Detention Center to teach hour-long lessons in literature and creative writing.

Experience & Skills: Our ideal candidate…

  • Is comfortable working in an unconventional setting

  • Is passionate about creative expression

  • Has a background in literature, creative writing, music, or art

  • Enjoys working with young people

  • Demonstrates flexibility and empathy when navigating group dynamics

  • Enjoys good-natured discussion

To apply, send your resume and a brief (1-2 paragraph) cover letter to Free Verse at freeversewritingproject@gmail.com


Board of advisors member

About: Members of the Board of Advisors serve as ambassadors and champions of Free Verse and our organization’s mission. Members of the Board of Advisors are to provide guidance and recommendations to the Missoula Writing Collaborative’s Board of Directors and to Free Verse administrative staff about our organization’s programs and financial development. Additionally, members will provide support to Free Verse in our fundraising campaigns.

For more information or to apply, email Free Verse at freeversewritingproject@gmail.com

Goals:

  • To provide support to Free Verse’s mission through community engagement.

  • To mobilize community connections to garner community support through fundraising efforts.

  • To assist Board of Directors in providing financial oversight & offering relevant recommendations regarding financial situations.

  • To assist Free Verse administration in organizational planning with an eye to the future.

  • To advise Board of Directors regarding Free Verse programs and financial development.

  • To utilize each member’s unique strengths in advancing our mission.

  • To create a direct link to important professional expertise.

Experience & Skills:

  • Passion for Free Verse and our mission

  • Your own unique skill set