We place fellows, emerging social sector leaders, with youth-oriented nonprofit organizations to develop or implement enrichment programs which cultivate their leadership skills.

Fellows work full-time, on-site with a partner for three months on an enrichment program. During this time, fellows receive remote support and are paid a living wage from FLIA at no cost to our partner organizations.

When applying to become a partner, organizations must propose a fellowship project that aligns with one of our focus areas.

 

At a Glance ----under construvction do not like ---- see fellow how it works for some options

1. Propose a project

Organizations identify a potential project and apply to partner through our website

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2. We connect

We interview and screen nonprofit project proposals for upcoming cohort

3. We recruit and screen

We recruit fellow applicants and perform the first round of screening/interviewing

4. You screen

Our partners conduct the second round of interviews and assist in the selection process

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5. Fellows attend retreat

Selected fellows participate in a week-long training and development retreat with FLIA before beginning work with the partner organization

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6. Fellows work on-site

Fellows work full-time, on-site at the partner organization for three months

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7. Fellow share out

Fellows submit a final work report and present highlights at a culmination event

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8. Stay connected

Partner organizations and fellows participate in program evaluation process

 

We commit to...

  • Collaborate with partners to develop project scope
  • Recruit & match high-quality fellows
  • Support fellows by helping fellows to create meaningful project action plans & provide additional support, including problem-solving assistance, professional development and more, throughout the fellowship as needed.
  • Administer stipend

Partners commit to...

  • Collaborate with FLIA to develop fellow’s project
  • Support fellows by providing a supervisor and resources, including work-space, for the fellow to successfully complete their project
  • Provide positive and constructive feedback on an ongoing basis and through a specific performance review, provide input to support professional and skills development