Fall 2017 Fiver Fellow

Location: New York City, NY    Dates: September 18 - 22, 2017 (training); October 16, 2017 - January 12, 2018

 Compensation: $667/week stipend, up to 5% bonus   Deadline: July 23, 2017


FLIA Overview

FLIA cultivates leaders and strengthens youth-oriented nonprofits through a fellowship program. Fellows, college students and recent college graduates, 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 ...

  • Create a Fiver Alumni program
  • Survey Fiver Alumni to learn about their challenges, successes, and desired support post-high school
  • Implement at least one component of the Fiver Alumni program
  • Attend pre-fellowship training retreat in Portland, OR September 18-22, 2017 (expenses covered)
  • Fundraise $500 (with support from FLIA)
  • Weekly FLIA duties including check-in calls
  • Submit final report


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 professionalism