High School Program Fellow – South Bronx United at Future Leaders in Action

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Employer: Future Leaders in Action

Expires: 08/03/2020

Location: The Bronx, NY (Remote Available)Full-Time Dates: September 14 – December 4, 2020 Part-Time Dates: September 14, 2020 – January 29, 2021Compensation: $700/week stipend (prorated for part-time fellowship)Deadline: August 2, 2020COVID-19 Note:Due to the constantly evolving nature of work with COVID-19, the fellowship will be able to completed remotely or partially remotely depending on the recommendations throughout the time of the fellowship and the ability of the selected fellow to work in-person. Additionally, the fellowship can be completed either full-time (M-F) or part-time (3 days/week that fall within M-F). All interviews will be conducted virtually. Read a more detailed account of changes for this fall on this blog post.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 …Compile a network of guidance counselors of South Bronx United Students’ to foster better collaboration for college preparationSupport high school and alumni programmingCreate best practice handbook on how to obtain relevant information for high school participantsParticipate in virtual leadership workshopsActively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in callsBy the end of the fellowship, you will have … Created best practice handbookCompiled relevant contact information in an easy-to-use systemRaised $500 (with guidance and support from FLIA)Written two blog articlesCompleted final report and videoPosition Qualifications:Comfortable working with youthCommitment to continuous professional improvement and reflectionResourcefulness and initiativePassionate about the social sectorUse patience and tolerance to address problemsDemonstrate integrityDemonstrate ability to work independently and in a team