Program Evaluation Fellow - Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa

Location: Des Moines, 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.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa Overview

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. BGCCI engages young people with research-based programs and hands-on educational enrichment every day after school, as well as all-day programming across athletics, arts, and high-yield learning activities that are offered at five Club locations.


Position Overview and Responsibilities:

You will ...

  • Create a cohesive structure for collecting and interpreting data across all five Clubs to evaluate the impact of programming and identify areas of improvement

  • Analyze past four years of survey results to create recommendations and action plans with Club staff to implement changes

  • 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


Position Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Demonstrate integrity

  • Demonstrate professionalism


The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting.