Multicultural Fellowship Opportunities - The San Francisco Foundation
*Multicultural Fellowship Opportunities*
Our Multicultural Fellowship Program is a two-year, full-time program that
aims to increase diversity in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
Successful candidates represent diverse backgrounds and come 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. We seek to fill one
position in each Program area.
A Master�s degree in a relevant area or equivalent research and analysis
A minimum of five years related work experience is required in addition to
the specific requirements for each of the Program areas noted below.
Self-directed, team-oriented, leadership qualities; demonstrated interest
in fundraising, donor development, nonprofit, or public service; work
and/or volunteer experience in one of the Foundation�s specific Program
areas; and eagerness to learn about the philanthropic sector.
Strong oral and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, PC
literacy in Microsoft Outlook, Windows, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
SPECIFIC PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
*Arts & Culture Fellow Qualifications:*
Experience as an arts administrator within the nonprofit arts sector is
essential. An understanding of the issues facing arts organizations and
individual artists is also important. A deep knowledge of one or more
artistic disciplines (visual, performing, media, or literary arts) and/or
arts education is a plus. Should have a commitment to the role of the arts
in community-building and as a tool for social justice.
*Community Health Fellow Qualifications:*
Understanding of epidemiology, quantitative methods, health policy,
management, and evaluation are desired. Some background or actual work
experience in the healthcare delivery system or a public or state health
department is a plus. An understanding of health disparities, cultural
competency, and community-based work with vulnerable populations.
*Public Policy & Civic Engagement Fellow Qualifications:*
Experience in community organizing, policy advocacy, civic engagement,
and/or civil rights required. Experience working with immigrants and
refugees, communities of color, and low-income communities essential.
Graduate education in public policy, political science, social work, law,
nonprofit management, or urban studies preferred.
Fellow compensation will be between $50,000 � $54,000 per year plus
benefits. A standard work week of 40 hours, which will include periodic
evening work and local travel, is required.
The San Francisco Foundation is holding two Fellowship Informational
Sessions at our office on:
Thursday, February 14, 2013, 3:00 p.m. � 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:00 a.m. � 12 noon
No registration is required for the in-person sessions.
Interested candidates who are outside the Bay Area may access part of the
Informational Session Webinar. Please email us at fellowship@... to
indicate your interest.
Applicants must submit a r�sum�, cover letter, and responses to specific
questions for the Program Area to which you are applying. Download the
Application Questions here.
Please visit our Multicultural Fellowship Program page to review detailed
information about the Multicultural Fellowship program and application
process. Please submit all documents together in one PDF document that
includes your last name, and Program name you are applying to as a Fellow
(example: Hudson_Arts & Culture.pdf). All application documents must be
submitted at the same time as a PDF via email to fellowship@... by 5:30
p.m. PST on Monday, March 11, 2013.
Submission of this information does not guarantee an interview. Applicants
selected for an interview will be contacted by March 25, 2013. If you have
questions regarding the Multicultural Fellowship Program, or the
recruitment process, please contact Brenda Hudson at 415.733.8557 or
*Monday, March 11, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. PST*
The San Francisco Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and seeks
diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, culture, gender, age, sexual
orientation, and physical abilities.
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