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.
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
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 ability to work independently and in a team
The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting.