Outreach Program Fellow - Fiver Children's Foundation

Location: New York City, NY    Dates: August 27 - November 16, 2018

 Compensation: $667/week stipend, up to 5% bonus   Deadline: July 1, 2018


FLIA Overview:

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. 


Fiver Overview:

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. Through character-building summer and year-round out-of-school time programs, Fiver empowers children to make ethical and healthy decisions, to become engaged citizens, and to succeed in school, careers, and life.


Position Overview and Responsibilities:

You will ...

  • Create an outreach handbook and guide for Fiver Staff to use for youth outreach
  • Research best practices for outreach and analysis Fiver’s existing outreach efforts
  • Implement different outreach methods during fellowship to determine most effective approach for Fiver
  • Attend pre-fellowship training retreat in Portland, OR from August 27-31, 2018  (expenses covered)
  • Fundraise $500 (with guidance from FLIA)
  • Weekly FLIA responsibilities including check-in calls
  • Submit two blog articles
  • Submit final report


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.