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?IntroductionApplications 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.BackgroundResource 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 www.resourcegeneration.org.Fellowship ProgramRG 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.EligibilityThese 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 committeeCoordinating logistics for participants, presenters and on-siteUpdating and maintaining retreat websiteManaging creation of retreat materialsTracking and managing retreat registrationAdvising on strategy for RG Family Philanthropy ProgramData entry into Salesforce database for Family Philanthropy ProgramQualifications:An interest in family philanthropy, social justice, and organizingStrong communication and organization skillsA willingness to perform administrative tasks with enthusiasm and attention to detailAn understanding of the importance of confidentialityHelpful skills:Retreat or Conference Planning ExperienceFamiliarity with Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Facebook, TwitterDates and Hours: October, 2010 - End of May, 2011. 7-14 hrs/week.Please send a resume, cover letter and available work hours firstname.lastname@example.org by October 4th.