Alumni Program Fellow - South Bronx United

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.

 

South Bronx United Overview:

South Bronx United uses soccer as a tool for social change. South Bronx United aims to help youth build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to unite a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.

 

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

You will ...

  • Develop a plan and tool to support alumni of SBU’s program during their first semester of college

  • Survey alumni to ensure program reflects their needs

  • 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 the 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.