Volunteer Opportunity

Summer Fellow - Remote

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Details at a Glance

Start Date
June 25, 2024
12:00 PM EDT
End Date
August 15, 2024
4:00 PM EDT
Schedule
Weekdays
Time Commitment
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
Recurrence
Recurring

Description

*** Please apply directly through our website: https://www.newrootsinstitute.org/leadership/learn-more-apply ***

During this remote eight-week educational fellowship in sustainable food systems leadership, you'll be surrounded by like-minded, high-achieving peers who share your passion for making a real-world impact. You’ll learn about the challenges inherent in industrial animal agriculture, develop the critical competencies to advance systems-level change, and build meaningful connections with other leaders in the movement to end factory farming.

The Leadership Academy will:

  • Introduce you to current challenges inherent to industrial animal agriculture.
  • Connect you with the lived experience of individuals most directly affected by those challenges, and those in our partner network who are actively working to solve them.
  • Lay the foundation for the campus and community-based work you'll be undertaking with the guidance and support of our staff and partners.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You're a high school or college student. You are still eligible if you're starting high school in the fall or just graduated college.
  • Must be available 12:00 to 4:00 pm ET / 9:00 am to 1:00 pm PT on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays June 25 through August 15.
  • You can learn and speak in English.
  • You're aligned with our mission and values.
  • International students are welcome to apply but must be able attend 12:00 to 4:00 pm EST.

***Please note that this educational fellowship is unpaid***

Email leo@newrootsinstitute.org with questions.

*** Please apply directly through our website: https://www.newrootsinstitute.org/leadership/learn-more-apply ***

During this remote eight-week educational fellowship in sustainable food systems leadership, you'll be surrounded by…

Location

Remote
Volunteer can be anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

To apply, candidates submit their application online: https://www.newrootsinstitute.org/leadership/learn-more-apply. Selected applicants will move to the next stage, a 20-minute virtual interview with a member of the Leadership Development team. Candidates who are successful in the interview stage will be accepted into the Leadership Academy.


To best prepare for the application process, we recommend reviewing New Root Institute’s vision, mission, and values, and considering why you are passionate about effecting change within your community to create a more just and sustainable food system.

To apply, candidates submit their application online: https://www.newrootsinstitute.org/leadership/learn-more-apply. Selected applicants will move to the next stage, a 20-minute…

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