In the social impact space, fellowships are a great way to fuel that spark and build the skills crucial for high impact changemakering careers. Whether you are a recent graduate, a leader of a functioning social venture or a professional looking for a complete career shift, there is a fellowship out there for you. Check out this list of 14 social impact fellowship opportunities curated by Ashoka U.
Global Kids, Inc. is seeking a highly qualified and experienced Director of Programs. The Director of Programs works hand in hand with the Executive Director to develop, support and oversee GK’s extensive school and center-based programs in New York City and Washington, DC, as well as special domestic and international initiatives. Application deadline: January 13, 2017.
Mote Oo Education is a small, community-focused organization which specializes in creating teacher training programs and quality educational materials for adults and young adults, mainly in the fields of teacher education, civics and peace education, life skills and social sciences. The Civic and Peace Education manager will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating Mote Oo’s Civic Education and Peace Education Projects. Application deadline: December 15, 2016.
Vassar College: Seeking Assistant Professor in Education-Mathematics / Science Pedagogy with emphasis on social justice
The Education Department at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor with a specialty in Mathematics and/or Science Pedagogy to begin in Fall 2017. They are seeking an individual with a strong commitment to promoting socially just, equitable, inclusive, and critically transformative learning environments.
Child Fund International seeks a Senior School Based Violence Prevention Advisor to provide overall technical oversight and guidance to their project in Honduras.
The Gender Project Program Officer will coordinate the production of a briefing paper examining (1) the impact of attacks on education and military use of schools on girls and women, and (2) programs and policies to protect girls and women from attacks on education and military use of schools.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology specializing in conflict resolution – John Jay College
The Sociology Department, which administers the Dispute Resolution Certificate and Minor at John Jay College of The City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position specializing in conflict resolution beginning Fall 2017.
The Ford Foundation’s Youth, Opportunity and Learning thematic area seeks a thoughtful, curious and engaged Program Officer to help shape and drive the foundation’s social justice work in the US and globally.
The Alliance for Peacebuilding plays a key role in convening the peacebuilding field around improving capacity and understanding of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in conflict-affected settings. AfP is seeking a Senior Manager to work in their Washington DC Headquarters. The Senior Manager manages the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium and the Effective InterReligious Action and Peacebuilding and also advises other AfP programs on monitoring, evaluation and learning systems.
The newly created Program in Educational Transformation at Georgetown University seeks to hire up to three non-tenure line faculty at the junior level to help design and implement a new interdisciplinary, residency-based master’s degree that focuses on transformational practices in preK-12 education in the United States.
The Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution seeks to build the evidence base on girls’ education policies and programs in developing countries. The Echidna scholars program is designed to offer guest scholars from developing countries the opportunity to pursue their own independent research on global education issues with a specific focus on girls’ education. Scholars will also be supported in developing or implementing a project in which findings from the research are piloted. Application deadline: Oct. 31.
Sesame Workshop is looking for a Senior Project Manager, Social Impact. The Sr. Project Manager will manage and facilitate the execution of specific U.S. Social Impact initiatives or related execution activities targeting our nation’s most vulnerable families and children.
Amnesty International’s Regional Office is looking for an experienced Human Rights Education Project Manager to design and develop offline and online human rights education courses and maintain an eLearning platform in Arabic and English. Application deadline: October 19.
UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a consultant (Voices of Youth Engagement Coordinator), Social Media Team, Digital Strategy Section, responsible for the development and growth in engagement of the Voices of Youth (VOY) community and presence. Application deadline: October 12.
The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) is pleased to announce its second annual Cora Weiss Fellowship for Young Women Peacebuilders. The Fellowship aims to support the development of young women peacebuilders and ensure that more young people share Cora’s vision for sustainable peace and gender equality as strong and integral parts of our global culture. Cora Weiss was also one of the founders of the Global Campaign for Peace Education.