Monday, February 13, 2017

More Fellowships and Jobs

Nahum Goldmann Fellowship sponsored by the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture.
Citi Year Corps:

City Year, a national non-profit organization, is seeking to hire leaders from around the country to help keep students in school and on track to graduate.
As a City Year corps member, you would commit 11 months of service working side-by-side with fellow corps members to provide individual attention to students who can achieve even more with your help. By focusing their work in 3rd-9th grade, City Year provides a continuum of care so students who need help receive multiple, consecutive years of interventions and support. The upcoming application deadline is February 15th! Apply now to solidify your plans for next year by March 15th!

Contact Dawn Lastowka, Senior Regional Recruitment Manager at or 267.540.3296 for more info. 

Program Coordinator – PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) – Pittsburgh, PA
PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) seeks a high-energy individual able to coordinate PULSE program and help develop a small-sized nonprofit organization as it grows. This position is a unique opportunity to play a vital role in a dynamic, vibrant non-profit with a track record of success, proven impact model, strong mission, staff and board.
PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. PULSE invites talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership. Over the last twenty-two years, PULSE has invited about 250 young adults to partner with over 125 nonprofits, contributing some 400,000 hours of service to the city and its residents. To learn more about PULSE, visit us at
Position Summary: The Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of PULSE and is responsible for the organization’s consistent, high-quality execution of its program, with specific attention to mobilizing PULSE fellows into action in the community.
The Program Coordinator coordinates all aspects of the PULSE program with participants, including creating activities that both develop the fellow and serve the community. In addition, the Program Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of its outreach to alumni.
Job Responsibilities
Below is an overview of responsibilities and duties for this position:
1. Work with the other Program Coordinator in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the PULSE program.
2. Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience, personal and professional development needs of PULSE participants in the cohort.
3. Orient participants to the purposes, objectives, aims and expectations of the PULSE program.
4. Administer a personal and professional development program to address PULSE participant experience, skill gaps, knowledge, etc. through a wide variety of vehicles (weekly seminars, bi-annual retreats, one-on-one meetings, and other personal and professional development opportunities for cohort).
5. Provide counsel, mentoring, and evaluation for participants through occasional meetings.
6. Address participant questions, issues and challenges particularly related to house dynamics, maintenance and overall experience.
7. Establish consistent, objective program performance standards of accountability with other Program Coordinator.
8. Instill a sense of pride, organizational ownership, a sense of accountability among PULSE participants with one another as a cohort collectively pursues PULSE’s core purpose and lives out its core values.
1. Create and implement an annual outreach plan with PULSE fellows in the cohort and
2. Organize and participate in community outreach activities to educate the broader community
about PULSE, our activities and projects.
3. Establish and maintain personal and professional relationships with neighborhood nonprofit
partners, organizations, block groups and local residents.
4. Identify, evaluate and prioritize potential partnership opportunities and collaborate on a
coordinated neighborhood engagement with the PULSE fellows.
5. Develop coordinated neighborhood engagement in the neighborhood utilizing PULSE properties
for increased partnership and collaboration.
6. Facilitate additional PULSE projects and initiatives through PULSE fellows and community
members like the Kincaid St. Garden, Alley Bike Co-op, Little Free Library, and Stanton Patio.
1. Identify, recruit, solicit alumni to be a part of an Alumni Council network that focuses on
developing deeper relationships between PULSE and alumni through volunteering, mentoring,
giving, events, activities, etc.
2. Manage the process by which alumni accomplishments are identified, tracked and recognized;
summarize the information about alumni and their outcomes in a consistent, accessible format.
3. Meet with alumni with the purpose of keeping them engaged with PULSE.
4. Assist with annual fund solicitations and young alumni reunion gatherings.
Position Requirements
 Bachelor’s degree
 2-5 years of experience in program development, project management, staff development,
community development
 Ability to inspire, train, manage and lead young adults
 Ability to communicate with a variety of constituent groups
 Ability to work independently
 Ability to multitask
 Negotiation and sales skills
 Willingness to leverage personal and professional networks
 Flexible schedule, including the ability to work some evenings and weekends and handle
Required Qualifications
 Passion and commitment to the mission and values of PULSE
 Ability to promote the PULSE program effectively and build relationships
 Strong commitment to the organization’s success
 Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
 Self-motivated
 Good spokesperson and representative of the PULSE program
Interested individuals should send cover letter and resume to by February 27, 2017 at 5:00pm. PULSE is an equal opportunity employer


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