Apply for Fall 2019 Fellowship by July 21, 2019

Opportunities are available in Central Iowa, Chicago, IL, New York City, NY and Portland, OR. Applicants will only be considered for one position.

View frequently asked questions about the fellowship process.


Successful candidates possess most of the following traits:

  • Comfort working with youth

  • Commitment to continuous professional improvement and reflection

  • Resourcefulness and initiative

  • Passionate about the social sector

  • Use patience and tolerance to address problems

  • Demonstrate integrity

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and in a team

Central Iowa

Work with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

The fellow will create a music curriculum for BGCCI’s new Burt Club on Drake University’s campus.

Learn more about the Music Curriculum Development Fellow opportunity.

Work with Iowa Department of Human Rights

The Iowa Department of Human Right’s (DHR) Mission: To ensure basic rights, freedoms and opportunities for all by empowering underrepresented Iowans and eliminating economic, social and cultural barriers.

The fellow will assist with developing a community-based services inventory for youth involved with Juvenile Court Services in each judicial district in Iowa.

Learn more about the Community Resources Fellow opportunity.


Work with Kids First Law Center

Kids First Law Center works to help children deal with the trauma of divorce in their family by providing educational divorce workshops and providing legal representation to children whose parents are engaged in a high-conflict divorce or custody battle.

The fellow will create a new survey and evaluation tool to ensure that Kids First can measure the impact of their program and improve their curriculum.

Learn more about the Program Evaluation Fellow opportunity.


Work with YSS

YSS provides prevention, treatment, and transition programming and services to children, youth and families in Iowa.

The fellow will work to develop an online toolkit for the Teens Against Human Trafficking program and promote the Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) program materials.

Learn more about the Communications Fellow opportunity.

Chicago, IL

Work with 826CHI

826CHI is dedicated to supporting students age 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.

The fellow will assist with teen and volunteer recruitment. Through teen outreach, their access to 826CHI’s programs will increase. Through volunteer outreach, the fellow will help expand the cohort of volunteers as the student population increases.

Learn more about the Teen & Volunteer Outreach Fellow opportunity.

New York, NY

Work with Fiver Children's Foundation

The Fiver Children’s Foundation is a comprehensive youth development organization that makes a 10-year commitment to children from underserved communities throughout New York City and central New York. 

The fellow will work to refine and enhance Fiver’s year-round College Access program.

Learn more about the College Access Fellow opportunity.

Work with South Bronx United

South Bronx United aims to help youth build character, teanwork, and leadership so they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond by using soccer as a tool for social change.

The fellow will help South Bronx United survey their alumni to gain an understanding of their social emotional needs, and develop an alumni program based on the needs.

Learn more about the Alumni Program Fellow opportunity.

Work with Youth INC

Youth INC works to transform the lives of New York City by empowering the organizations that serve them.

The fellow will work in relation to Youth INC’s Metrics program to identify how to further support alumni of the program and develop an internal evaluation system.

Learn more about the Program Evaluation Fellow opportunity.

Portland, OR

Work with Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland

Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro’s mission is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to discover their full potential as caring, engaged, responsible community members.

The fellow will help improve outreach and engagement strategies for Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Athletics Leadership Leagues.

Learn more about the Athletics Outreach Fellow opportunity.