College Access Fellow - Fiver Children’s Foundation

Location: New York City, NY Dates: September 23 - December 13, 2019

Compensation: $700/week stipend, up to 5% bonus Deadline: July 21, 2019

 

Future Leaders In ACtion Overview:

FLIA cultivates leaders and strengthens youth-oriented nonprofits and organizations 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 …

  • Work to refine and revise Fiver’s College Access Program based on the needs of students

  • Co-facilitate revised curriculum

  • Attend a pre-fellowship training retreat in Chicago, IL from September 23-27, 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 social sector

  • Use patience and tolerance to address problems

  • Demonstrate integrity

  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and in a team

Note:

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