Purpose.com, a ground-breaking social enterprise that builds social movements to address major global challenges, is seeking a Special Assistant to CEO Jeremy Heimans. The Special Assistant will be a key aide and work directly with the CEO to support his core activities, which include setting Purpose�s strategic direction, overseeing major projects and initiatives, developing new partnerships and projects, external relations and public engagements
posted by Nathan T. Pinsley 07 | updated April 25, 2011
New York Political Analyst and Campaigner
You won�t have heard of us but Crisis Action is at the forefront of global advocacy. We work behind the scenes to create and support strategic coalitions to avert unnecessary conflicts and ensure the protection of civilians where conflict exists. Sudan or Palestine, Burma or Congo, you�ll be on the front line of global advocacy.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 26, 2010
Various organizing positions - Avaaz (various locations)
Avaaz.org is a new global web movement with a simple democratic mission: to close the gap between the world we have, and the world most people everywhere want. Avaaz is hiring 2 Campaign Directors, a Chief Operating Officer/Operations Director, and Campaigners.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 26, 2010
Public Allies Teacher Fellowship -- Eagle Rock School, Estes Park, CO
The Public Allies Fellowship Program at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center is currently seeking emerging educators from diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences. The Public Allies Fellowship is an opportunity made available to twelve individuals who are passionate about education, youth development, and working with 15 - 21 year old students from diverse backgrounds across America who have not found success in conventional school settings.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated January 23, 2010
Director of Development and Director of Investor Programs at Ceres Inc.
Ceres is looking for candidates for two senior level positions. Please check http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=417 for job descriptions for the positions of Director of Development and Director of Investor Programs. Job descriptions are also listed below.
posted by Brinda Sen Tu09 | updated October 15, 2009
School Programs Coordinator - El Museo del Bario (NYC)
El Museo del Barrio seeks a highly motivated individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to administer and coordinate K-12 school programs, including school partnerships, after-school programs, and three part programs on-site and off-site.
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated August 23, 2009
Outreach Specialist/Trainer & Adminsitrative Assistant positions - Advocates for Children of New York (New York, NY)
Advocates for Children of New York (AFC), a not-for-profit organization with a mission of ensuring that New York City�s most disadvantaged children have access to quality public education, seeks an experienced Outreach Specialist/Trainer to improve schools� and social service providers� awareness about the rights of students who are homeless as a part of the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS). The organization also seeks a motivated individual to serve as an Administrative Assistant with the New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS).
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | updated July 23, 2009
Ceres - Development Associate
Ceres is looking for a Development Associate for their Foundations work. The individual should have strong writing skills, an interest in the environment, and an interest in Development (fundraising) activities.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated May 5, 2009
Policy Analyst for MassBudget (graduate-level)
Great job at a leading policy analysis firm in MA. MassBudget provides independent research and analysis of state budget and tax policies, as well as economic issues. MassBudget pays particular attention to how the state budget and economy affect low- and moderate-income people in Massachusetts. Seeking a Budget and Policy Analyst with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 20, 2009
JustMeans seeking bloggers / editorial board members
JustMeans (www.justmeans.com) is expanding its Editorial Advisory Board. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of growing the leading platform in the social responsibility marketspace.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 10, 2009
StartingBloc - Executive Director
StartingBloc is currently seeking a talented and dynamic new Executive Director to lead a small and highly mission-driven organization into its next phase of growth and to ensure StartingBloc's continued and sustainable recognition as a leader in the fields of social innovation, social entrepreneurship, cross-sector partnerships, and sustainability.
posted by Karsten A. Barde 04 | updated April 7, 2009
Eagle Rock School (Estes Park, CO) - Public Allies Fellow
The Public Allies fellowship program at Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center supports new ways of leading that are right for the times and right for a unique student population. The Fellowship Program provides twelve individuals with an advanced yearlong service and leadership development program focused on education and youth development at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center located in Estes Park, Colorado.
*Go to http://tinyurl.com/ERSfellow for more information*
Founded in 1993, Eagle Rock is a tuition-free residential high school that serves diverse young people (ages 15-21) from across the country who have not succeeded in conventional schools. Drawing on the beautiful mountain setting and an innovative curriculum focused on how people learn rather than how teachers teach, Eagle Rock School emphasizes active learning, community service, environmentalism, outdoor education, and traditional academic subjects. The Eagle Rock learning process, as shared through their Professional Development Center, has influenced educators across the country and inspired the Public Allies continuous learning process.
Through this unique service and training opportunity, Public Allies Eagle Rock Fellows will gain skills that will make them effective teachers, leadership trainers, and youth workers.
Candidates must have a college degree, or life experience that equals a college degree, to be considered for the fellowship. Fellows will work and live together in community with eleven other Public Allies Fellowship Program participants, students and staff at the school's state of the art facilities in the Rocky Mountains northwest of Denver.
Leaders interested in this specialized leadership development opportunity must have a college degree, or life experience that equals a college degree and those who have previously served in AmeriCorps should verify their eligibility before applying.
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About the Program
Fellowship: The Public Allies Fellowship is an opportunity being made available to individuals who are passionate about education, youth development and working with 15 - 21 year old students from diverse backgrounds across America who have not been successful in conventional school settings.
The Public Allies Fellowship has two perspectives--local and global. The local reason is that Fellows contribute skills, energy, and knowledge to the community. As residents they are involved in student activities and campus life as well as classroom teaching and administration. Like everyone else at Eagle Rock, they serve as role models, take on leadership roles, and live the values expressed through Eagle Rock's commitments.
The global reason is related to Honda's reason for founding the Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center--to influence renewal and rform initiatives in American Schools. Learn about the American Honda Education Corporation
We envision Fellows utilizing what they learn at Eagle Rock in their next work environment and serving as emissaries for the kind of education Eagle Rock believes in. No matter what they do or where they go (but most especially if they enter public education) former Fellows act as ambassadors for the values that Eagle Rock honors. Thus, Public Allies Fellows are part of Eagle Rock's professional development effort.
Training & Learning: Molding tomorrow's educational leaders begins with core training where Fellows are oriented and begin the community-building process. Throughout the year, Fellows gather together as a cohort once a week for training provided by skilled professionals in the field. Learning seminars are designed to build the necessary skills for strengthening communities, nonprofits and civic participation in ways that embrace the core values of Public Allies: collaboration, diversity, community participation,continuous learning and integrity."
Fellows participate in a variety of professional development experiences, including weekly training seminars exploring theory and practice of education. We use Eagle Rock's own Dr. Lois Easton The Other Side of Curriculum: Lessons for Learners as well as Dr. Easton's book Engaging the Disengaged: Helping Struggling Students Succeed, as coursework.
Additional training topics include: Asset Based Community Development, Diversity & Oppression and Giving & Receiving Feedback.
Fellows also participate as a group in mid-year and year-end retreats, as well as regular critical reflection sessions where they connect their service to larger social and public issues.
The Fellows are coached using the Public Allies continuous learning process which includes setting personal and professional goals, creating plans to achieve those goals, giving and receiving feedback from peers and supervisors and documenting progress towards specific service and learning outcomes. The program concludes each August with Presentations of Learning, when Fellows demonstrate to the entire Eagle Rock community how they have met their service goals and learning outcomes throughout the year.
Team Service Projects: Throughout the program year, Fellows work in teams of 4 and side-by-side with community members on Team Service Projects (TSPs). TSPs are based on the idea that in order to improve communities, you must discover and build upon their assets - the talents and capacities of the community.
Team Service Projects leave a sustainable contribution to the Eagle Rock Community with direct and measurable impact.
The projects are divided into four phases: community exploration; project planning; project implementation; and critical reflection, evaluation & project transition. Their team service projects allow the Fellows to gain an additional community service experience, while developing important skills in teamwork, collaboration, volunteer generation and project management.
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Become a Fellow
We are seeking creative and enthusiastic college graduates, or those who have life experience that equals a college degree, who can share their diverse backgrounds and experiences. Fellows should have interest in and experience working with young people. We are looking for people who bring a passion for learning and a desire to participate as an engaged member of our residential community. We want Fellows who are willing to make a serious commitment to our program for one year beginning in late August.
Possible Fellowship area disciplines include:
Language Arts & Literature, Science, Mathematics, Spanish Foreign Language, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Music, Human Performance, Service Learning, Professional Development/ERS Impact, Outdoor Education, Learning Resources & Technology, Curriculum Development and Health, Wellness & Counseling, and Guidance Counselor (Life After Eagle Rock). In addition to the responsibilities described in the position descriptions, all Fellows supervise students and organize activities for them.
The Fellowship Program is focused on professional & personal development and Eagle Rock is a learning community. We are interested in people willing to grow professionally and personally. Due to the community living situation at Eagle Rock partners/spouses, children, and pets will not be accommodated for on campus living. Please review a sample of the weekly schedule to ensure that you're up for the challenge of the rigorous and unconventional work schedule.
We also encourage applicants to visit the school for a tour on a Tuesday or Saturday. Call 970.586.0600 x1010 to learn of times and to schedule a tour.
While email correspondence is encouraged for questions (firstname.lastname@example.org), submission materials should be sent as hard copies to the attention of Mark Palmer using the address at the bottom of this page.
How to Apply
All application material must be received by Friday, February 20, 2009. Late, misdirected, or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Applicants will not receive confirmation of receipt of application. Application materials will become property of Public Allies and Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center and will not be returned to applicant. Applications may be sent to:
Public Allies Fellowship Program
Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center
2750 Notaiah Road
Estes Park, CO 80517
Application Deadline: February 20, 2009
Phone Interviews: March 2009
Applicants will be notified if they have been selected for a phone interview after February 20, 2009, and prior to April 2009. Those not selected for an interview will receive written notification of their status. We appreciate your patience and ask that you not reach us regarding the status of your application.
Hiring Decisions: April 2009
Report to Eagle Rock School: August 29, 2009
Program Dates: August 29, 2009 � August 13, 2010
posted by Miranda Johnson '97 | posted February 18, 2009 | updated February 17, 2009 | contact poster