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Assistant for Multi-Faith Programs
Major: Religion Major and Studio Art Minor
Hometown: New York City, NY
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DPCS Post Graduate Program Positions
The full list of positions will be available here on Tuesday, January 13. Full job descriptions can be found on DartBoard (search "DPCS"). Be sure to submit your materials through DartBoard to apply.
- Foster Care Caseworker: Children's Aid Society, NYC -- Since 1953, The Children's Aid Society (CAS) has provided innovative programs to New York City's most vulnerable youth. The Fellow will carry a caseload and engage families on monthly home visits, as well as attend court hearings and assist families in reaching a variety of services. The caseworker will collaborate with the Administration for Children's Services, and help reach and provide support directly to their assigned families.
- Community Health Services Fellow: Harlem Children's Zone, NYC -- Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) is a multi-site, multi-program community organization that provides a unique and comprehensive network of education, social and health services, and recreation to more than 21,000 children and adults in Central Harlem. The Fellow will work directly with the Healthy Harlem Core management team to support HCZ's Healthy Harlem program, focused on obesity prevention, treatment and medical monitoring for program youth, their families and the wider Harlem community. The Fellow will work to assess and evaluate healthy eating/active living curriculum, develop and facilitate workshops that encourage healthy behaviors, and engage the community at-large in support of the Healthy Harlem program.
- Paralegal: NYC District Attorney's Office -- The Fellow will assist Assistant District Attorneys in all aspects of investigations, trials and appellate litigation. As a paralegal, the Fellow will compile and analyze case documents for hearings and trials; coordinate case schedules with courts, law enforcement officials, witnesses and defense attorneys. The Fellow also drafts correspondence and legal documents for Assistant District Attorneys; proofreads and cites check; and prepares court calendars. In addition to the above, the Fellow assigned to the Appeals Bureau is responsible for writing at least one Excessive Sentence Brief a term.
- Development and Marketing/Outreach Fellow: Renaissance Youth Center, NYC--Renaissance Youth Center is a South Bronx-based non-profit organization that aims to maximize the potential of at-risk, inner-city youth to become law-abiding citizens with something positive to offer society. The Fellow will work directly under the organization's Executive Directors and will assist in grant writing, researching sources of funding from foundations and corporate donors, fundraising, event planning, writing outreach materials and press releases. The Fellow will also assist in strengthening the organization's online presence and developing partnerships with schools, public officials and other organizations in the community.
- Office Manager: Uncommon Schools, NYC--Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college. The Fellow will oversee the day to day activities of the school, serve as the main point of contact in the school reception area, manage phones, mail, the collection and maintenance of student, personnel, and school information, school-wide daily systems and school maintenance. The Fellow will also help to plan and manage logistics and preparations for school events and activities as needed.
- Relay Resident: Uncommon Schools, NYC--The Relay Residency at Uncommon Schools is a unique two-year opportunity for aspiring educators to receive high-quality training as they launch a career in teaching. The Fellow will spend a year supporting a veteran Uncommon Schools teacher and gradually take on teaching responsibilities as their skills develop. In the second year, Fellows will be prepared to transition into a full-time teaching position at a Uncommon Schools campus.
- Apprentice Teacher: Uncommon Schools, NYC--The Apprentice Teacher position at Uncommon Schools provides an opportunity for individuals with limited or no teaching experience to explore the field of education and gain hands-on practice and the training necessary to become a successful full-time classroom teacher. The Fellow will observe and learn from Master Teachers, co-teach with teacher leaders, provide in-house substitute teaching coverage for teachers, and support teachers with tutoring, grading, and individual or small group student instruction.
- Special Projects Coordinator: Uncommon Schools, NYC--The Special Projects Coordinator at Uncommon Schools plays a central role in ensuring there are effective and orderly school systems. In addition to maintaining the school's administrative systems and routines, the Fellow will interact with a wide variety of constituents including students, teachers, families, trustees, donors and visitors, will serve as the operational and financial steward of campus food service programs.
- Middle School Teacher: The East Harlem School, NYC--The East Harlem School is a middle school (grades 4-8) that recruits children from families with low income and the highest values with the mission of helping them develop a balanced physical, moral, and intellectual strength for creating and sharing lives of deep meaning. The Fellow will teach at the school for the 2015-2016 school year. Teachers at The East Harlem School implement a curriculum appropriate to middle school students and assume at least one extra-curricular responsibility within the school. The subject that will be taught will be determined based on the background of the Fellow. Possible subjects are maths, humanities, and science.
- Program Analyst: Montefiore Health System, NYC--Montefiore Health System is a premier academic health system and the university hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine. This position is located in the office of Community and Population Health. The Fellow will assist in implementing the Shop Health Program that works with communities to increase access to healthy foods.
- Emergency Department Research Assistant: Children's National Medical Center and PECARN, Washington, D.C.--Located within the Children's National Medical Center and PECARN the Center for Prehospital Pediatrics and Emergency Research (IPPER) serves as an advocate for Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC). The Institute was conceived in order to better meet the unique needs of children. The Fellow will work directly with other team members, and Center leadership to manage the day to day requirements of implementing research studies conducted by the Center and its regional partners. The Fellow will also be responsible for coordinating 2-3 research projects and assisting with recruitment for the research internship program.
- Grants and Innovation Associate: Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA, Washington, D.C.--Easter Seals has a wide range of programs serving Maryland, D.C., and Northern Virginia, leveraging public/private partnerships to offer services for people of all ages with disabilities and their families. Its mission is to provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities and special needs have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and plan in their communities. The Fellow will report to the Director of Grants and Foundation Relations and will be responsible for the grants and reports calender, setting up schedules, researching potential funding prospects, coordinating the collection of data and writing progress reports to grant (government and foundation) funders and assisting in the creation, editing and assembly of grant proposals.
- Program Assistant or Assistant Director: Atlantic Council, Washington D.C.--The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community's central role in meeting global challenges. The Fellow will assume lead responsibility in organizing Council events, including workshops and conferences, support senior Council staff, coordinate travel arrangements, prepare program briefings and work with senior Council leadership to develop projects, identify funding opportunities, write proposals, and develop high-impact dissemination strategies for work products. The Fellow will also train and provide guidance for program interns and will support the program in research, writing and editing.
- Climate Change Research Associate: Joint Global Change Research Institute, Washington D.C.--JGCRI houses an interdisciplinary team dedicated to understanding the problems of global climate change and their potential solutions. The Fellow will contribute to research in a variety of areas including: energy system modeling, energy technology analysis, international and national climate and energy policy analysis, and related areas, working in collaboration with JGCRI staff and post-graduate researchers.The Fellow will also work on data analysis projects and tool development.
- Climate Change Software Engineer: Joint Global Change Research Institute, Washington D.C.--JGCRI houses an interdisciplinary team dedicated to understanding the problems of global climate change and their potential solutions. JGCRI's research program includes the continuing development and application of an integrated assessment computer modeling framework that combines models of the human and Earth systems, including energy and economy, land-use, agriculture, water, climate, air-pollution, and ecosystems. The Fellow will work with JGCRI staff on the development of C++ and Java tools.
- Special Projects Fellow-Network Office: Achievement Prep Public Charter School, Washington D.C.--Achievement Prep is a network of high-performing, college preparatory, tuition free, open enrollment schools. Founded to close the achievement gap and address the educational needs in the community it has had immediate impact in closing the achievement gap between low-income and affluent students in Washington, D.C. The Fellow will work directly with the home office network team assisting with district-wide initiatives and projects. Special projects may include, but are not limited to (i) enrollment and admissions initiatives,(ii) assessing operational efficiency across campus, (iii) event planning for network or campus specific events, (iv) assisting with planning of opening of new campuses.
- Special Projects Fellow-Campuses: Achievement Prep Public Charter School, Washington D.C.--Achievement Prep is a network of high-performing, college preparatory, tuition free, open enrollment schools. Founded to close the achievement gap and address the educational needs in the community it has had immediate impact in closing the achievement gap between low-income and affluent students in Washington, D.C. The Fellow will work directly with the campus-based school leadership and assist with campus-based initiatives and projects. Special projects may include, but are not limited to (i) out of school time activities for scholars,(ii) creating systems for operational efficiency at the campus-level, (iii) event planning for campus-based events like Back to School Night, Literacy Night, and Parents as Partners meetings, and (iv) assisting with the opening of school planning.
- Teacher's Assistant Fellow: Achievement Prep Public Charter School, Washington D.C.--Achievement Prep is a network of high-performing, college preparatory, tuition free, open enrollment schools. Founded to close the achievement gap and address the educational needs in the community it has had immediate impact in closing the achievement gap between low-income and affluent students in Washington, D.C. The Fellow will work as a lead teacher at the Mississippi Avenue Elementary School Campus to implement best practices in curriculum and instruction to ensure success for all scholars. Fellows will support the lead teacher in analyzing data and creating activities designed to enhance the healthy emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of scholars.
- Program Manager: Reach the World, Washington D.C./NYC--Reach the World has worked for more than fifteen years to provide all students with the knowledge and skills to be successful in an increasingly global world. The Fellow will devote 70% of his/her time to site management which consists of a blend of educator professional development, tech support, curriculum development and advocacy for the cause of global education. 30% of the Fellow's time would be spent on content curation, i.e. selecting pieces for dissemination outward to RTW's social media channels, curating newsletters, developing the RTW website news channels, and fostering community for RTW's wide audiences of youth, educators, volunteers and donors.
- Paralegal Fellow: The PETA Foundation, Los Angeles--The PETA foundation provides general and administrative support services to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) including accounting and legal services, creative consultation, technology and database management. The Fellow will provide paralegal support to PETA Foundation attorneys on a wide range of litigation and corporate legal matters that arise in the course of PETA's work to protect animals through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, and protest campaigns.
For any questions about our Fellow positions, please contact DPF@Dartmouth.edu