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Volunteer Peer Reviewer

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WorldChicago
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Chicago, IL
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Published 3 months ago
Volunteer Peer Reviewer

Are you looking for meaningful, virtual volunteer opportunities where you will be making a direct impact? Are you an experienced professional who is looking to give back to the global community and support young people in their career journey?

WorldChicago is seeking Peer Reviewers for a virtual volunteer opportunity between March 15 – April 15, 2021.

Position Description

WorldChicago is seeking entrepreneurs and business leaders to volunteer as Peer Reviewers for the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI), a U.S. Department of State exchange program that supports emerging entrepreneurs from Europe. In 2021-2022, YTILI will bring a cohort of young entrepreneurs from 45 European countries to the U.S. to engage in a series of professional development opportunities. Please visit the website at ytili-worldchicago.org for more details regarding the YTILI Fellowship Program.

As a Peer Reviewer, you will use your professional expertise to evaluate YTILI Fellows applications and help select a new cohort of YTILI Fellows. You will be making a direct impact in supporting young entrepreneurs in their professional journey, promoting transatlantic partnership-building, and giving back to the global community. Each Peer Reviewer will commit around 5 hours to evaluate 20 applications. Apply to be a Peer Reviewer today: https://bit.ly/YTILIPeerReviewer

Timeline

  • February 15, 2021: Application to serve as a Peer Reviewer is due
  • February 26, 2021: Peer Reviewer applicants are notified if they have been selected
  • March 1 or March 12, 2021: Orientations on the role and responsibilities of the Peer Reviewer. Each Peer Reviewer must attend one, 90-minute orientation. Please note: Orientations will be recorded and available for reference.
  • March 15 – April 15, 2021: Review period
  • April 15, 2021: All reviews of YTILI Fellows applications are due

Qualifications

·        10+ years of professional experience in related fields, including but not limited to business, entrepreneurship, international relations, and citizen diplomacy

·        Volunteer experience (experience with application review preferred)

·        Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred

If you have any questions regarding the YTILI Peer Reviewer volunteer opportunity, please email ytili-info@worldchicago.org.

WorldChicago is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting citizen diplomacy through programs that connect the Chicago community with the world. Learn more about WorldChicago at www.worldchicago.org.

Are you looking for meaningful, virtual volunteer opportunities where you will be making a direct impact? Are you an experienced professional who is looking to give back to the global community and support young people in their career…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    March 15, 2021
    12:00 AM CDT
  • End Date
    April 15, 2021
    11:59 PM CDT
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours
  • Recurrence
    One time only

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
309 West Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60606, United States
Suite 450

How to Apply

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