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Learn more about other special opportunities and ways to get involved at The Moth, from helping out at a future event to adopting a school in your local community.

MothSHOP Community Education Program | Volunteer

MothSHOP Community Education Program

The MothSHOP Community Education Program offers storytelling workshops to high school students and adults in underserved communities throughout New York City.

Utilizing the same techniques used in both the Mainstage series and corporate workshops, our team helps the participants develop and deliver their own stories, culminating in a final show where each graduate delivers a five minute story in front of their friends, family and community members.

Beyond just telling their story, both teen and adult MothSHOP graduates often experience a process of personal transformation, discovering that developing, sharing and hearing personal stories:

  • promotes self-awareness and self-confidence
  • improves the ability to focus, distinguish and prioritize
  • develops empathy and tolerance
  • brings perspective and a sense of control over past events
  • develops a sensitivity to language that translates into improved writing skills and enhanced literacy

GET INVOLVED

  • VOLUNTEER. Join our team of story instructors by contacting Larry Rosen: larry@themoth.org, 212.742.0551
  • PARTNER. We work with high schools and social service organizations and are always looking for interested partners. Contact Larry Rosen for more information: larry@themoth.org, 212.742.0551
  • SPONSOR a workshop. For information about a variety of sponsorship or donation packages contact David Mutton: david@themoth.org, 212.507.9833
  • DONATE to the program

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Volunteer

We’re lucky to have a fantastic community of volunteers and supporters who help produce our shows and community programs in New York and beyond. If you would like to volunteer your time please join our mailing list and we will email you when we need some help. We also occasionally post volunteering opportunities on The Moth’s Twitter feed and Facebook page

If you’d like to get further involved in The Moth, consider applying for an internship with us. We offer placements all year round in our production and development departments.

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