he Thinkubator is looking for a short term, part-time Facilitator to facilitate a design thinking session of 10-25 youth aged 16-24. The Facilitator will support the participants through an already developed curriculum that uses the Design Thinking process to collaborate on a project with an external business, organization, or entrepreneur.
We are looking for someone who is passionate, has significant experience teaching, and in addition, has a strong interest in social justice, education, design thinking, career mentorship, and their various points of intersection. This position will be remote with the expectation of running virtual sessions with participants including large group, small group, and 1:1 settings.
Participants will work closely with each other to tackle a "challenge" posed by a local business. The participants will be supported on this task by the Facilitator (you), a Junior Co-Facilitator as well as a Mental Wellness Intern. During the course of their training/program, they will be expected to analyze the challenge posed by the business, research relevant data, develop innovative and culturally relevant solutions, and present a final presentation on those solutions by the end of the session. The Facilitator will receive support from the Job Corps team including training and regular check-ins.
The Facilitator will provide a virtual space for interns that is centered on relationships and personal growth while developing design thinking and problem solving skills. The Facilitator will develop a modified virtual learning curriculum, facilitate ongoing learning sessions with the interns, support small group projects, and work with the The Thinkubator staff and other partner organizations to coordinate interactions with the external organization/professional.
The Facilitator will receive a wage of $3,600 for their work during this program. This is a part-time, overtime-exempt, temporary position and not eligible for benefits. This position will report to Max Rusike-Griffith (Assistant Director) and Luna Bella Avila (Youth and Alumni Engagement)
Fall 2021 6-9 weeks, approximately 55-65 hours of facilitation
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About The Thinkubator
The Thinkubator is a Bronx-based innovation and workforce development organization. We bring power to youth voices through internships, consultancy, work-based learning experiences, jobs, academic advising, mental health and wellness and career counseling. We are working toward a more equitable, just, and inclusive world.
Mission of The Thinkubator
The Thinkubator is a Bronx-based innovation and workforce development nonprofit organization. We craft innovative strategies to complex local challenges that have global implications. The Thinkubator approaches our work with a racial and economic equity lens through three major areas: education, research, and community.
The Thinkubator Education provides education, career, and work-based learning opportunities for young adults. We seek to prepare diverse, low-income youth from the Bronx and similar communities to succeed in the workplace and the world.
The Thinkubator Community concentrates on the intersection of issues that inhibit communal growth, development, and productivity and tackles them head on with the communities we serve.
The Thinkubator Research conducts research, analysis and creates policy solutions to complex challenges. It leverages its data collection and strong analytical skill set to provide strategic consultancy to education, nonprofit, public, and private sectors.
Collectively, The Thinkubator provides a systematic approach to workforce, economic and community development, educational attainment, and combating poverty.
The Thinkubator aspires to a world where young people from the Bronx and similar communities are trained, educated, and powered to bring their voice to business, organizational, societal, and world challenges.
he Thinkubator is looking for a short term, part-time Facilitator to facilitate a design thinking session of 10-25 youth aged 16-24. The Facilitator will support the participants through an already developed curriculum that uses the…
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