San Francisco Foundation - Community Development Multicultural Fellowship
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Community Development Multicultural Fellowship
Job Title: Community Development Multicultural Fellowship
Description: The San Francisco Foundation is now recruiting for the
2010-2012 Multicultural Fellowship Program. Our Multicultural Fellowship
Program is a two-year, full-time program that aims to increase diversity
in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. Successful candidates are
young professionals of color with the promise and passion to create
significant social change. The Fellowship provides challenging work and
professional development experiences, on-the-job training, and
opportunities to enhance skills in grantmaking, convening, project
management, and a variety of other areas. Fellows are an integral
component of the Foundation’s grantmaking Program staff. Additionally,
Fellows benefit from networking, mentoring, trainings, seminars,
professional conferences, and interactions with a wide array of nonprofit,
community, and philanthropic leaders.
Currently, the Fellowship Program is seeking one Fellow in the Community
Development Program area. The deadline to apply is May 17, 2010, and the
Fellowship position will commence July 15, 2010.
Below is detailed information about the Fellowship application process and
information sessions, also available at
www.sff.org/multicultural-fellowship. We invite you to forward this
announcement to those you think may be interested in applying.
Thank you for your help as we work to cultivate the next generation of
community leaders to reflect the diversity of our region.
The San Francisco Foundation has five Program areas, and the staff in each
Program area have specific experience in that particular subject and with
a variety of organizations in that field. As a group, the Program staff
bring rich perspectives to the Foundation, including grantmaking,
comprehensive community initiatives, neighborhood projects, technical
assistance in organizational development, and public policy work on
county, regional, statewide, and national levels.
Self-directed, team-oriented, and leadership qualities.
Demonstrated interest in fundraising, donor development, and nonprofit or
Volunteer and/or work experience in a specific Program area as specified
Eagerness to learn about the philanthropic sector.
Ability to interact effectively with diverse audiences from varying
Strong oral and written communication skills and analytical skills.
Ease in producing high quality work in a high-production, multiple-project
Strong computer/software skills, including Windows and Microsoft Word and
Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus.
A Master’s degree in a relevant area or equivalent research and analysis
A minimum of five years of related work experience is required in addition
to the specific requirements for each of the program areas noted here.
Community Development Program Fellow Qualifications: Knowledge of the
history and evolution of community development. Work experience in the one
of the following areas is necessary: affordable housing, community
economic development, community organizing, and policy advocacy.
Understanding of workforce development, energy efficiency, and land
use/transportation issues is desirable.
Monday, May 17, 2010. Emailed applications must be received by 11:59 p.m.
PST. Mailed applications must be postmarked by the deadline date.
How to apply
Applicants must submit the following three items:
1. Cover letter
3. Responses to the Fellowship Application questions. Download the
questions at www.sff.org/about/employment-opportunities.
You may email your application to fellowship@... OR mail it to:
Multicultural Fellowship Program
The San Francisco Foundation
225 Bush Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94104
Please submit your application only via one method; do not email and mail
your application. Every application received will be acknowledged within
two business days. Please note, all three application items must be
received by the deadline to be considered for an interview. Applicants
selected for an interview will be contacted by June 11, 2010.
Special Information Sessions
The San Francisco Foundation is holding a Fellowship information session
at our office, at 225 Bush Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104.
Monday, May 3, 2010
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The information session is an opportunity to meet our current Fellows,
Community Development Program Officer, Fellowship Coordinator, and other
staff, while acquiring additional information about the Fellowship
Program. No RSVP required.
If you have questions regarding the Fellowship Program or the recruitment
process, please contact Jamillah Washington-Weaver at 415.733.8557 or
Firm Name: The San Francisco Foundation
Firm Website: www.sff.org
Location: Downtown San Francisco
Start Date: July 15, 2010
Category: Community Development
Contact Name: Gloria Bruce
Contact Email: gab@...
Contact Phone: 415-733-8512
Date Submitted: April 29, 2010
Job Type: Temporary
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