Activist for Social Development Fellowship
The Activists for Social Development Fellowship is a competitive eight-week program for recent college graduates who want to be part of building the field of Afterschool Development as a new approach to fighting poverty in our country.
About the Activist for Social Development Fellowship:
Where: New York City
When: June 4 – July 27, 2018
Hours: 35 hrs/wk
With a 37-year history of grassroots organizing of diverse communities, the All Stars Project Inc. (ASP) is opening its doors to a select group of entrepreneurial and growth-oriented college graduates for a crash course in fundraising, community organizing, youth development and activism.
All Stars Project, Inc. is hiring 10 recent college graduates, or students graduating in the spring of 2018, for a competitive, eight-week, paid summer fellowship program that is designed to challenge them to be self-starters and make a difference.
Applications for the Activist for Social Development Fellowship are due by March 25, 2018.
Many Activists for Social Development Fellows have gone on to be hired full or part-time for the All Stars Project, Inc. 2018 fellows will be considered highly for any positions that may be available after the summer.
Activists for Social Development FellowsLead workshops
Born out of the community organizing cauldron of the 1960’s, and with a 37-year history of grassroots organizing of diverse communities, All Stars Project, Inc. (ASP) has grown into a nonprofit organization nationally recognized as a leader in the field of Afterschool Development.
ASP’s mission is to transform the lives of youth and poor communities using the developmental power of performance, in partnership with caring adults. Our free, outside-of-school model programs—which are 100% privately funded—reach more than 20,000 inner-city youth and families in six cities each year.
All Stars Project, Inc. is opening its doors to 10 entrepreneurial and growth-oriented college graduates for a crash course in the ASP approach. The program is open to recent graduates or students graduating in the spring of 2018, and is a competitive eight-week, paid summer fellowship program that is designed to challenge them to be self-starters and make a difference – and along the way provide high-level training in fundraising, community organizing, nonprofit management, activism and youth development at a major national nonprofit organization with an outside-the-box approach.
All fellows will learn the crucial skills of fundraising and program development. Fellows will be integrated into the Development (fundraising) and Youth Programs Departments of the All Stars Project, and each fellow will receive a specific department placement. Fellows will lead and participate in grassroots, street fundraising campaign and take leadership on significant projects in the department they are placed in.
Join the growing numbers of young adults dedicating themselves to making a difference in the world by building the All Stars community and apply today!
Responsibilities and Program Structure
The Activists for Social Development Fellowship program is an 8 week intensive program from June 4 – July 27, 2018. Fellows will work 35 hours a week at the All Stars Project’s national headquarters office located at 543 West 42nd All fellows will learn the crucial skills of fundraising and program development. They will learn about our national nonprofit, with a $10 million annual operating budget, functions as a privately-funded and community-based organization. Each fellow will be integrated into an All Stars department to work hands-on with that team and play a leadership role in our summer projects and activities. Fellows will:
- Be trained in key All Stars grassroots fundraising and organizing activity, which we call ‘street performance’!
- Participate in outreach recruiting youth to join our programs in inner-city communities
- Participate in weekly meetings and seminars with community leaders
- Each fellow will be placed in a department of the All Stars for hands-on work and training in that field.
Ideal candidates will believe in our values. After all, it’s what we stand for!
- Integrity and Trust
- Partnership with the Poor
- Building Community
- Radically Inclusive
- Imagining Possibility
- Improving the World
Candidates must have:
- Received, or will receive by spring 2018, your Bachelor’s degree
- An interest in the nonprofit sector and the All Stars approach
- An interest in fundraising
- Exceptional communication skills
- Excellent leadership and teamwork traits
- A passion for community organizing and looking to grow and be challenged
- A desire to take action against poverty
- A love to work hard and know how to have fun in the process
Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Activists for Social Development Fellowship. Applications are due by Sunday, March 25th.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the materials below to be invited to complete the full application form.
- a statement of interest
After you have submitted the above materials, successful applicants will be invited to complete the full application form, which is due by Sunday, March 25th, 2018, though applicants are encouraged to submit their materials sooner as decisions will be made on a rolling basis.
Please contact Caroline Barilla at email@example.com with any questions.