Become an All-Star Program Coach!


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:

  • Works collaboratively with FosterClub staff to prepare and deliver internship activities.
  • Proactively engages in collaborative efforts to reduce racial and gendered outcome disparities for participants in all programming.
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  • Provide meaningful mentorship and leadership to the All-Stars.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The 2022 All-Star Internship will be hosted virtually & In-person.  

Commitment Options: 

  • Session A: (6 weeks, May 31 - July 8) 
    3-4 coach preparation calls and independent work outside of calls
    One week full-time virtually (June 13-17)
    Two weeks full-time in-person (June 19 - July 3) which includes supporting the Oregon Dream Conference in Bend, OR
    Optional: participation in closing session with All-Stars on July 15
  • Session B: (6 weeks, July 5 - August 5)
    3-4 coach preparation calls and independent work outside of calls
    One week full-time virtually (July 11-15)
    Two weeks full-time in person (July 17-August 1) which includes supporting the Oregon Teen Retreat in Rockaway, OR.
    Optional: participation in closing session with All-Stars on August 12 Note: This year's Coach position is not for the entire All-Star season but focused on orientation, onboarding, and conference weeks. 

All-Star Program Coaches will receive:

  • Living allowance 

How to apply:

  • Upon receipt of a conditional offer of the internship, the applicant will be expected to undergo a criminal background check. 
  • Applications close May 18, 2022

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Qualifications

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You should apply if:

  • 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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 Other qualifications:

  • 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.