The fellowship is a collaborative process with our partners.

 

fellow

Fellows work full-time with the partner and remotely with FLIA during the project period. They participate in a professional development retreat and fundraising campaign.

Partner

Our partners host a fellow on-site, provide access to basic office resources, and monitor the project in real time.

FLIA

We support the fellow financially and work closely with them through various task management and engagement systems during the fellowship process.

 
 

Interested in becoming a fellow?

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 fellowships until July 23rd, 2017.

 
 

Application Timeline

March 2017 - Summer 2017 Applications Open

April 2017 - Interviews

May/June 2017 - Summer 2017 Fellowship Begins

June 2017 - Fall 2017 Applications Open

July 2017 - Interviews

August 2017 - Fall 2017 Fellowship Begins

 
 

Previous Fellowship Projects

YSS, Ames, IA Read the Project Report Summary Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Portland, OR Read the Project Report Summary Fiver Children's Foundation, New York, NY Read the Project Report Summary

YSS, Ames, IA

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Portland, OR

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Fiver Children's Foundation, New York, NY

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa, Des Moines, IA Read the Project Report Summary Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, CA Read the Project Report Summary Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Portland, OR Read the Project Report Summary Boys & Girls Clubs of Provo, Provo, UT Read the Project Report Summary Boys & Girls Club of Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID Read the Project Report Summary

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa, Des Moines, IA

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Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, CA

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Portland, OR

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Provo, Provo, UT

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Boys & Girls Club of Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID

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Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, CA Read more Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Portland, OR Read More Boys & Girls Clubs of Provo, Provo, UT Read more Boys & Girls Club of Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID  

Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, CA

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland, Portland, OR

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Provo, Provo, UT

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Boys & Girls Club of Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID

 

Interested in becoming a partner?

 

 
 
 

Application Timeline

 

SUMMER 2017 FELLOWSHIP

February 1   -  Partner Applications Due

February 28 - Term Partners Reviewed and Accepted By

March/April - Second Interview with Fellow Candidates

May - August - Host Fellow (specific dates TBD between organizations)

FALL 2017 FELLOWSHIP

TBD - Partner Applications Due

May 31 - Term Partners Reviewed and Accepted By

July/August - Second Interview with Fellow Candidates

August - December - Host Fellow (specific dates TBD between organizations)

SPRING 2018 FELLOWSHIP

September 1 - Partner Applications Due

September 30 - Term Partners Reviewed and Accepted By

November/December Second Interview with Fellow Candidates

January - May - Host Fellow (specific dates TBD between organizations)

 
 
 

Previous and Current Partners

 

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Meet our Summer 2017 fellows

Alex

Alex Adams

Skills for Success fellow with big brothers big sisters of central iowa

Alex recently graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Psychology and a Genetics minor. During her time in Ames, IA, she worked in a Sleep and Personality Psychology lab as well as a vaccine research company doing summer research rotations. Passionate about the social sector and improving the lives of typically neglected populations, she decided to begin working towards a career in the nonprofit sector, and hopes to attend a Clinical Psychology program in the near future. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, rollerblading, trying new foods, and is currently in the early training stages of becoming an Aerialist.

Casie

Casie Keegan

Environmental fellow with Fiver Children's Foundation

Casie recently graduated from Cazenovia College with a degree in Human Services and minors in Biology, International Studies, and Aging Services. For the past five summers, she has had the opportunity to work with the youth through two non-profit organizations including Fiver Children’s Foundation and Girl Scouts. She is looking forward to another year working with the youth as an Environmental Awareness Fellow at Camp Fiver where she will be able to empower, motivate, and inspire the youth and share her knowledge of environmental sustainability.

Clarissa Mejia

Leadership Development FELLOW with YSS

Clarissa Mejia is a motivated first generation Latina student with the passion to help youth succeed. Clarissa is eager to strengthen her leadership skills and learn new effective ways to get involved with her community. She recently graduated from Des Moines Area Community College and will attend Grand View University in the Fall. Clarissa will be double majoring in Social Work and Psychology. Her biggest aspiration is to establish a non-profit organization to help first generation, low income students throughout their journey in college.

Elliott Copeland

health fellow with Fiver Children's Foundation

Elliott Kohane Copeland was born and raised in the Brooklyn-Queens area. He has worked with Fiver Children’s Foundation in varying capacities, from Camp Counselor to Athletics Camp Director. Elliott has a genuine love for people and for music. He attends QueensBorough College, where he studies visual and graphic art. He plays saxophone, tap dances and sings. Elliott aspires to be a great artist one day, and hopes to capture the eyes and hearts of people in a positive way.

Hazel Flores

Family engagement fellow with Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland

Hazel was born and raised in Southern California, but refuses to call anywhere other than Portland home. She graduated in 2016 from Reed College, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Literature. She has worked with organizations impacting children and adults in a variety of projects within homeless and domestic abuse shelters, alcohol and drug preventions, and most recently, volunteer teaching and global mental health work in Sri Lanka. Hazel looks forward to continuing her involvement in the social sector by working with FLIA and the Boys and Girls Club of Portland.
 

Joie Probst

Health FELLOW with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa

Joie was born and raised in West Des Moines, Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa and graduated this past May with a degree in Journalism with a focus in International Studies and a minor in Spanish. She has worked with youth for many years, from teaching swimming lessons to volunteering at a primary school in Spain. She believes that children are a huge asset to every community and hopes put her skills and passion to work this upcoming summer. She looks forward to working with FLIA and Boys & Girls Club of Central Iowa to help make an impact in her community.


Meet our Alumni

 

Fall 2016

Summer 2016

Summer 2015