We are hiring eight fellows to work on-site, full-time with a youth-focused partner organization and remotely with FLIA for twelve to thirteen weeks this summer.
Successful candidates possess the following traits:
- 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
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New York, NY
Work with Fiver Children's Foundation
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.
Two fellows will help Fiver at Camp Fiver (in Poolville, NY) with two separate transition programs: 1. a program preparing NYC middle school students for high school and 2. a program preparing high school students for life after high school
Work with Row New York
Through the discipline of rowing and rigorous academic support, Row New York transforms the lives of New Yorkers regardless of background or ability.
The fellow will develop a high school admissions guidance component for the existing middle school programming.
Work with Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland inspires and enables all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
The fellow will work with staff to develop a summer component for the leadership program, Youth of the Year, for high school Club members.
Work with Financial Beginnings Oregon
Financial Beginnings Oregon's mission is to empower youth and adults to take control of their financial futures. They do this by strengthening communities through inclusive financial education.
The fellow will assist staff in establishing community partnerships with local community colleges in order to expand the Student Academy for Financial Empowerment (SAFE) program.
Work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa creates and sustains meaningful, monitored mentoring relationships between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) between the ages of 5 and 18.
The fellow will work with staff to improve the structure of the existing Workplace Mentoring program, where middle school aged Littles explore career opportunities with Bigs.
Work with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
The fellow will work to establish a health-focused and mentoring partnership with Drake University.
Work with YSS
YSS provides prevention, treatment, and transition programming and services to children, youth and families in Iowa.
YSS Residential Addiction Treatment provides a successful, individualized and evidence-based recovery program for youth (ages 12-18) in a safe, homelike atmosphere. YSS’s comprehensive approach incorporates support for the youth’s family and others in their support network.
The fellow will work closely with YSS to create a plan for a collegiate recovery community for youth in their 20s in Ames, IA.