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Multicultural Fellowship Opportunities - The San Francisco Foundation

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  • Jason Su
    http://www.sff.org/about-tsff/administrative-information/employment-opportunities/ *Multicultural Fellowship Opportunities* PROGRAM OVERVIEW Our Multicultural
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      *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
      experience preferred
      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.

      *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.

      TO APPLY
      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.
      *Jason Su*
      Master of Urban Planning Candidate, 2013
      *San Jose State University*

      President | *Urban Planning Coalition |* www.theupc.org |
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      Strategic Planning Intern | City of Oakland | www.oaklandnet.com
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