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Curriculum and Program Development Fellow

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Launch gURLs
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Cambridge, MA

Launch gURLs


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Published 4 days ago

January 11, 2021
May 14, 2021
December 18, 2020
$2000
40 hours per week

Who we Are

Launch gURLs is an experiential entrepreneurship program and digital community that enables adolescent girls around the world to build the critical professional and life skills necessary for successful futures. We believe that girls can lead, create, and drive change, and we are here to help unlock that potential. Launch gURLs bridges the digital divide and meets the needs of girls based on their access to technology, while helping girls become part of a larger digital community. Within this community, girls experience the excitement of building businesses that can bring about economic prosperity, as they turn ideas into tangible solutions. Through our programming, girls become creators and not just consumers in today’s technology driven world. For more information, follow Launch gURLs on Facebook, Instagram, or visit www.launchgurls.com.

Why is this role important?

We are looking for a Curriculum Development Fellow who can help us support girls’ successful transition from school to work through activities and information that engages and energizes girls. This Curriculum Development Fellow will partner with our team to develop content for the Girl Boss global launch, which includes content for the book as well as digital platform. We are looking for someone who is passionate about improving the lives of girls and wants to take time to co-create a program that meets girls’ needs with them.

Opportunity Description

  • Conduct primary research (interviews and focus groups) with girls who just completed the pilot to better understand their experiences, likes, and dislikes of the program; conduct secondary research on entrepreneurship curriculums and girl-focused future resources
  • Understand the digital user journey and how to best display content and information on a digital platform
  • Revise Girl Boss planner chapters and digital platform content for a global launch in March 2020
  • Develop a Girl Boss in a Box for partners who will be conducting in-person programming. GBIAB should include all materials and templates required to conduct the program as well as training, logistics, and step-by-step manuals for how to run the program themselves
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications team to create the global Girl Boss launch in March 2021; develop customized content for launch event
  • Structure and scaffold information, activities, and resources to enable desired skill-building and learning outcomes
  • Coordinate with our Girl Squad (a group of girls who have participated in the program pilot) to co-create materials and receive feedback
  • Work closely with the UX Designer to deliver content across paper and digital mediums that engages girls and effectively delivers information

Relevant Experience and Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous entrepreneurship, curriculum development and / or teaching experience (online or in-person) preferred
  • Creative mindset with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work individually and collaboratively with flexibility, enthusiasm, efficiency, and diplomacy in cross-cultural environment
  • Able to handle multiple priorities, multiple deadlines, and be flexible and responsive in addressing the needs of a fast-paced environment; self-starter and internally driven
  • Most importantly…. passionate for global gender equity and improving the lives of adolescent girls around the world

Application

If you are interested in the position, please send a cover letter, your updated CV, and a sample of your curriculum work to info@launchgurls.org. Due to the volume of applicants, please note that we will only be able to inform candidates who have been selected for interviews. 

Who we Are

Launch gURLs is an experiential entrepreneurship program and digital community that enables adolescent girls around the world to build the critical professional and life skills necessary for successful futures. We believe…

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With your application, please include a cover letter, your current resume, and a sample of curriculum that you have developed. Curriculum developed for you and girls strongly preferred.

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