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Employer: Future Leaders in Action
Location: Des Moines, IADates: September 20 – December 10, 2021Compensation: $600/week stipendDeadline: July 25, 2021Apply: https://www.futureleadersinaction.org/fellows/apply COVID-19 Note:Due to COVID-19, as a fellow you will work in-person, with some work from home available. FLIA and ICCJ may move the fellowship entirely remote if there is a spike in cases. 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. ICCJ Overview:Iowa Center for Children’s Justice (ICCJ) elevates children’s views in custody matters and promotes child-focused solutions through legal representation, education and alternative dispute resolution. ICCJ provides legal representation for children to listen, support and advocate for child-focused resolutions in high-conflict custody cases. They provide divorce workshops for children. Additionally, ICCJ provides alternative dispute resolution including child-focused mediation. Position Overview and Responsibilities:You will …Develop one continuing education event for family law professionals focusing on children’s refusal to have contact with a parent, and up to three additional events with a child-focused approach to understanding and resolving family law problemsBuild upon existing materials focusing on identified topics including securing presenters and panelists to speak on the topicSchedule and coordinate event including determining the date, venue, and format and collecting materials for the eventDevelop a feedback instrument to evaluate event(s)Actively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in calls and virtual weekly leadership workshopsAttend leadership training retreat – hybrid of virtual and in-person with local fellows and FLIABy the end of the fellowship, you will have … Developed at least one (up to four) continuing education events for family law professionals Developed a feedback instrument to evaluate the effectiveness of the eventsFundraised $500 (with guidance and support from FLIA)Written two blog articlesCompleted final report and video Position 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 teamNote:A background check is required after a conditional job offer is made.Future Leaders in Action is an equal employment opportunity employer, and women, people of color, LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people, people with disabilities, and people with unique lived experience or diverse professional or personal backgrounds and perspectives are encouraged to apply.