YANA is pleased to share announcements for Yale Alumni Shared Interest Groups, YANA Spotlight presenters and organizations that have been working to advance the mission of YANA.


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Grant Opportunity: $100K for Postsecondary Innovators, New Profit

An initiative of New Profit, Postsecondary Innovation for Equity (PIE) aims to surface and catalyze innovations that help young Americans from low-income communities acquire postsecondary credentials and access upwardly mobile careers, without incurring major debt. In the first phase of PIE, New Profit will award unrestricted grants of $100,000 to 21 nonprofit organizations, which will also be invited to participate in a learning community focused on improving outcomes measurement.

Deadline October 23, 2019. Details Here | FAQ Here | Apply Here

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Canal Dock Boathouse, Inc.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall strategic and organizational responsibility for Canal Dock Boathouse, Inc. (“Canal Dock”); developing and executing our mission. The Executive Director is the chief ambassador for Canal Dock, and as such is responsible for working closely with membership and the broader community to tell our story effectively, while maintaining fiscally responsible practices, and promoting a culture of teamwork. Deadline October 15, 2019. Full Job Description 

Job Opportunity: Director of Clinical Programming & Services, The Dorm

The Dorm is approaching its 10 year anniversary in offering compassionate services to young adults looking to further their independence. Helping young adults launch independent lives means doing things a little differently. They know how success for their clients looks – they do all that they can to meet them where they are right now. That can be literal – with services
that extend beyond outside of a traditional office setting with real-time support wherever and whenever they need it. It’s also conceptual, and based on where our clients are on their way to independence. Their integrated approach to treatment includes individual therapy, skills therapy, case management, clubhouse community, group therapy, family therapy, psychiatric support, and volunteering. All of their approaches to care help them treat clients struggling with a range of challenges, be that mental health, trauma, academic work or recovery. The Dorm currently has two offices (New York City and Washington, DC) and is happily embracing growth mode. Full Job Description 

Job Opportunity: Associate Vice President for Public Relations, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven is seeking an Associate Vice President for Public Relations who will lead the strategic communications efforts for the University as it celebrates its Centennial, including editing the alumni magazine. The Associate VP will work to showcase the president, officers and deans, faculty, and major University initiatives, and to promote the University’s brand strategy and communications objectives. Reporting to the VP for University Advancement, the AVP will work closely with the president, the president’s office, and key stakeholders around the University to elevate the University’s profile and reputation, drive engagement with key audiences and constituencies and measure progress against goals. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Public Affairs, and 7-10 years of professional experience as a communications director for an executive-level leader. Full Job Description 

Job Opportunity: Associate Director, Project Pericles

Project Pericles seeks a highly qualified, enthusiastic, committed, and results-oriented candidate to join the organization. This is a unique opportunity to take on a new role in the organization and see it grow. In addition to project management, the Associate Director will take the lead on fundraising and communications. The ideal candidate will enjoy working on multiple projects and be a self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize a wide variety of program management tasks. Demonstrated leadership, creativity, resourcefulness, and accomplishment is a must. This position offers opportunities to grow professionally by rewarding creativity and results. Full Job Posting

Job Opportunity: Content Creator/Social Media Manager, Grant Me The Wisdom Foundation

Grant Me The Wisdom Foundation primarily writes grants to support non-profits with a global focus on women and girls’ education and healthcare. As Impact Partners members, we invest in world-changing documentaries focused on reaching grassroots, global audiences. We are looking for a multi-skilled person who can support the executive director in creating content that will encourage women and girls’ empowerment as well as other timely content that is religious, feminist, political or educational. We are housed in a small family office of six people in Houston, Texas so we all wear many hats. Full Job Description

Fellowship Opportunity: 2020 SFI Complexity Postdoctoral Fellowship, Santa Fe Institute
Deadline: 27 Oct. 2019

The Complexity Postdoctoral Fellowships, comprising the Omidyar and ASU-SFI Fellowships, at the Santa Fe Institute are unique among postdoctoral appointments. The Fellowships offer early-career scholars the opportunity to undertake their own independent research within a collaborative research community that nurtures creative, transdisciplinary thought in pursuit of key insights about the complex systems that matter most for science and society. The Institute rejects compartmentalized thought common in academia. Instead, SFI scientists transcend boundaries between fields, freely synthesizing ideas spanning many disciplines – from math, physics, and biology to the social sciences and the humanities – in pursuit of creative insights that advance our scientific frontiers.
2020 Fellowship Poster  | Details & Apply Here
Contact sfifellowship@santafe.edu with questions

Job Opportunity: Chief Development Officer, myAgro

myAgro, the award-winning NGO based in West Africa, is seeking a Chief Development Officer. myAgro pioneered the use of mobile technology to enable farmers to save and invest in seed, fertilizer, tools and training to significantly increase their harvests and income. Email Daniel Hammond for more info.

Job Opportunity: Central Office Manager, Teens for Food Justice

Teens For Food Justice, the nonprofit leader in the youth-led food justice movement, is seeking a Central Office Manager to manage the office operations of a $2M organization. To apply, send resume and cover letter to work@teensforfoodjustice.org.

Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC)
New York City

The Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC) seeks an extraordinary individual to serve as its first executive director. Founded in 1998, FGPC has experienced sustained growth over the past four years, including the hiring of its first staff team, the launch of a community membership program, the regular delivery of over 180 annual free programs and over $1 Million in expense funding and $16 Million in capital raised directly and indirectly for Park programming and physical enhancements.

Reporting to the board of directors, the executive director will work closely with the board, New York City Parks Department (NYC Parks) staff, FGPC staff team and interns and the local community to build on these successes and lead us through the next phase of our growth and impact. This is a full-time role (roughly 40 hours/week) with irregular hours to accommodate evening and weekend programs and meetings, especially through the summer months. Native New Yorkers, Fort Greene locals, and individuals from historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to edjob@fortgreenepark.org

Seeking Interest & Suggestions: Crossing Point Arts

Crossing Point Arts is a nonprofit that provides the healing and restorative power of the arts to survivors of human trafficking, helping them release trauma and reclaim their once-silenced voices. Contact Executive Director Anne Pollack with your interest or suggestions.

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