Become an All-Star Program Coach!

APPLICATION CLOSED APRIL 2


Want to gain professional experience working within a program of a non-profit organization? Interested in working with FosterClub's All-Star interns?

FosterClub is excited to announce that we have reformatted our Level 2 (L2) internship to the All-Star Program Coach. 

This position directly supports the All-Star Program and provides you an opportunity to serve as an important mentor to our interns. 

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Summer Program Overview

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What You’ll Do:

  • Work with FosterClub staff to deliver orientation and training for All-Stars
  • Work with Youth Programs Staff to prepare for events
  • Work with System Change Staff to prepare for advocacy opportunities 
  • Provide meaningful mentorship and leadership to the All-Stars.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The 2021 All-Star Internship will be hosted virtually. We will not be traveling this year. 

Commitment Options: 

  • Session A (7 weeks) May 24- July 9
  • Session B (7 weeks) July 12 - August 27
  • Session A & B (14 weeks) May 24 - August 27

All-Star Program Coaches will receive:

  • Weekly honorarium 
  • Cell phone/Internet stipend

How to apply:

  •  (The application is closed)
  • Along with your application, you will be required to submit a cover letter and resume. 
  • For tips on writing a resume, check out our post here.
  • For tips on writing a cover letter check out our post here.
  • Upon receipt of a conditional offer of the internship, the applicant will be expected to undergo a criminal background check. 
  • Applications close April 2, 2021

Contact us:

The application is closed. 



Qualifications

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Who you are:

  • You have lived experience with the foster care system
  • You are over the age of 18
  • You are excited about engaging youth in using their lived experience to change the system and support peers/near-peers still in care
  • You have either successfully completed the All-Star internship -or- you happen to have  the right combination of skills and experiences to be successful in this role 
  • You know how to work in a team and understand that your success is measured by the team’s success
  • You are organized and care about the details. You’re the person who catches things that would otherwise fall through the cracks.
  • You are a good listener and a good writer.
  • You can juggle multiple tasks or projects and prioritize them accordingly. You meet your deadlines, often with time to spare.
  • You like to work in a collaborative environment and are comfortable receiving and sharing constructive feedback
  • You are able to engage with a diverse team of staff and young leaders, especially youth of color and youth who may identify as LGBTQ2S+; and are committed to reducing the impacts of structural and interpersonal forms of racism, heterosexism, and related oppressions. It would be really great if you have worked directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Even better if you know something about anti-racist principles. 

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What you've already done:

  • Obtained a high school diploma or equivalent; we’d like you to have some college experience.
  •  Have some work and/or volunteer experience relevant to the position you're applying to.

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  • You are able to show a satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job successfully.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a coordinator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the intern is regularly required to:

  • Stationary position at a desk up to 30 hours per week