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Peer Mentor Program Fellow – Fiver Children’s Foundation at Future Leaders in Action

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Employer: Future Leaders in Action

Expires: 08/03/2020

Location: New York City, 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.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 …Develop a peer coaching model that utilizes the skills and relationships that exist within the Fiver alumni communityFiver Alumni (high school graduates) would be trained to coach their younger peers regarding the setting and achievement of educational, career, and personal life goalsWork with Alumni Program Supervisor to create training materials for coaching modelParticipate in virtual leadership workshopsActively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in callsBy the end of the fellowship, you will have … Outlined peer coaching modelCreated training materials to prepare the coachesDeveloped the ongoing monitoring processes for the Alumni Program SupervisorCreated marketing materials to recruit alumni coachesRaised $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 social sectorUse patience and tolerance to address problemsDemonstrate integrityDemonstrate ability to work independently and in a team