Volunteer Recruitment Fellow - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa
Location: Clive, IA Dates: May 20 - August 9, 2019
Compensation: $575/week stipend, up to 5% bonus Deadline: March 24, 2019
Future Leaders In Action Overview
Future Leaders in Action (FLIA) cultivates leaders and strengthens youth-oriented nonprofits through a fellowship program. Fellows, individuals interested in entering the social sector, work on-site full-time at a partner nonprofit to develop or implement a pre-determined enrichment program.
Throughout the fellowship, fellows gain various professional skills including fundraising, communication, program development, in a fast-paced, hands-on learning environment.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa Overview
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa creates and sustains meaningful, monitored mentoring relationships between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) between the ages of 5 and 18. BBBSCI has two core programs: Community Based Mentoring and School Based Mentoring. As a part of the School Based Mentoring program, BBBSCI recently launched a Workplace Mentoring program specifically for middle school students.
Position Overview and Responsibilities:
You will ...
Create and implement a volunteer recruitment plan for the fellowship to increase the number of volunteers to ensure more youth are served through BBBSCI’s program
Identify event engagement opportunities with potential volunteers
Create a volunteer recruitment presentation for local community partners
Attend pre-fellowship training retreat in Chicago, IL from May 20-25, 2019 (expenses covered)
Fundraise $500 (with guidance from FLIA)
Actively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in calls
Write two blog articles
Complete final report and video
Comfortable 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
The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting.