Sep 28, 2010

Resource Generation Family Philanthropy Fellowship - Apply now!

Here's a great opportunity for the right person from our friends at Resource Generation:
Want to learn about social justice, family philanthropy and national organizing, all while helping Resource Generation organize young people with wealth?

Applications are now being accepted for Resource Generation’s Fall Fellowship program. The initial position available and advertised below is for the RG Family Philanthropy Fellow. This position is located in Seattle, the Bay Area or NYC. A small stipend is available if needed.

Resource Generation (RG) organizes young people with wealth to leverage resources and privilege for social change. Through community building, education and organizing, we help young people with wealth bring all they have and all they are to the social change movements and issues they care about. Key programs and resources include a developing network of local chapters, national conferences, delegations, action projects and publications. Find out more and check us out at

Fellowship Program
RG is looking for motivated individuals to form our inaugural fellowship team. Each fellow will have the chance to work alongside an RG staff member on a specific topic area. Fellows will gain invaluable experience in the field of philanthropy, social change organizing and many facets of non-profit work.

These are ideal positions for students or recent graduates, though all individuals are eligible and encouraged to apply. Fellows will receive supervision and support but should also be comfortable working independently. The schedule is flexible and we are happy to accommodate requirements for academic credit. Fellows can request a small stipend as needed.

Position Summary: The Family Philanthropy Fellow’s main responsibility will be as lead coordinator for the 2011 Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy (CCTFP) Retreat. The CCTFP Retreat is for young people who participate in their families’ philanthropy and are committed to progressive social change.

Responsibilities include:
Supporting retreat planning committee
Coordinating logistics for participants, presenters and on-site
Updating and maintaining retreat website
Managing creation of retreat materials
Tracking and managing retreat registration
Advising on strategy for RG Family Philanthropy Program
Data entry into Salesforce database for Family Philanthropy Program

An interest in family philanthropy, social justice, and organizing
Strong communication and organization skills
A willingness to perform administrative tasks with enthusiasm and attention to detail
An understanding of the importance of confidentiality

Helpful skills:
Retreat or Conference Planning Experience
Familiarity with Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Facebook, Twitter

Dates and Hours: October, 2010 - End of May, 2011. 7-14 hrs/week.
Please send a resume, cover letter and available work hours by October 4th.

No comments: