Location: Washington, D.C.
Target Start Date: March 4
Compensation: $2500 monthly living stipend
Overview of the Position:
The OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates seeks a full-time Programs Fellow for a 6 month contract. As a Program Fellow you will be assisting the program manager in planning and executing our student and youth programs: APA Youth Advocates, APIA U Leadership, DC Internship, and Gold Mountain Scholarship.
In this role you will work with community leaders to develop the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander Advocates. You will become an expert in youth development curriculum planning, program management, and work with many diverse individuals across disciplines.
Assist in executing OCA’s APA Youth Advocates, APIA U Leadership, OCA Internship, and programs that focus on youth and student advocacy and leadership development.
Build and maintain a national network of program alumni for assigned program portfolio in coordination with OCA’s Communication Associate
Assist the Program Manager and other staff with other events as necessary (OCA National Convention, Corporate Achievement Awards, National Board Meetings, JACL/OCA Leadership Summit)
Actively cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders such as funders, community partners, and OCA Chapters
Manage administrative duties as assigned including but not limited to: bookkeeping, financial management, answer phone calls, and answering general inquiries
A passionate advocate for AAPI and other PoC communities
Intrinsically motivated to achieve and exceed goals
Capable of working without a blueprint
A natural leader and networker
An effective communicator in both written and verbal form
Experience in public speaking, teaching, or facilitating small and large group discussions
Knowledge of AAPI issues and are passionate about civil rights and social justice.
Worked with youth audiences (high school – college aged).
Programmed and managed events for at least 100 people
A history of meeting or exceeding personal goals
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two references in PDF format to Pajouablai Monica Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Friday, February 18, 2019.Incomplete applications will not be considered.