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Program Associate

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Formation Ventures
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San Antonio, TX
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Publicado há 25 dias

Overview

Formation Ventures’ mission is to accelerate emerging Black entrepreneurs as they explore, connect, launch, and grow their visions into wealth-building ventures. We do this through learning and exposure, incubation, and funding opportunities designed with and for Black 16-26 year olds. Our vision is that emerging Black entrepreneurs thrive within a supportive community that offers fun yet rigorous developmental experiences to help them grow their ventures. They have the resources and connections necessary to build their dreams and design a new future for themselves and their communities.

Role Description

The Program Associate role is an exciting and critical role to support Formation Ventures’ growth and the ongoing support of our community of emerging Black entrepreneurs. Formation Ventures is a start-up organization and this role will allow you to help us grow the organization while you grow and develop professionally alongside us. The Program Associate will report to Formation Ventures’ Chief Program Officer and will work closely with Formation Ventures’ CEO to achieve the outcomes of the role.

Your Core Responsibilities Would Include:

  • Learning Group Facilitation - facilitating lessons aligned to overall Formation Ventures learning goals with high school, college, and out of school learners (~50% of time)
  • Community Building - supporting community building efforts, including moderation of the Formation Ventures emerging entrepreneur online community and development of a strong guest speaker pipeline, in partnership with the Formation Ventures team and near peer community (~20% of time)
  • Resource Development - creating and sharing resources for emerging entrepreneurs that support their ongoing learning and venture development, and that support the achievement of Formation Ventures’ nonprofit mission (~30% of time)

This Job Might Be For You If You:

  • Have a passion for entrepreneurship, and in particular for supporting BIPOC and youth entrepreneurs
  • Have experience facilitating learning groups in either a high school or college setting
  • Have experience building high engagement learning communities around a specific topical area, with a focus on Gen Z audiences
  • Have an ownership mindset and comfort with leading your workstreams in an independent and self-motivated way
  • Have experience with and are excited about peer mentorship
  • Feel comfortable communicating through virtual platforms such as Zoom
  • Have a deep investment in the quality and presentation of your work
  • Have a flexible, dependable approach, and proactively follow up to provide updates
  • Are Fluent in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Google Calendar
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a bachelor’s degree

This Job Might Not Be For You If You:

  • Are status conscious, hierarchy-driven, or resume/credential-focused
  • Struggle to give or receive feedback or engage in healthy dialogue
  • Don’t want to build alongside young people in leadership roles
  • Don’t feel passionate about making virtual learning spaces fun and exciting

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in a high-growth tech company or Ed Tech startup
  • Experience working remotely with distributed team members
  • Familiarity with tools such as Notion, Asana, Discord, and education learning management systems

Location

This position is designed to be long-term remote/virtual, as Formation Ventures has team members based throughout the country. Team members will gather as needed for in-person meetings as long as it is safe to do so, and with a cadence to be mutually agreed upon.

Formation Ventures is an equal opportunity employer.

Overview

Formation Ventures’ mission is to accelerate emerging Black entrepreneurs as they explore, connect, launch, and grow their visions into wealth-building ventures. We do this through learning and exposure, incubation, and funding…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
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    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
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    22 de agosto de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
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    12 de agosto de 2022
  • Educação
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    Ensino Superior Requerido
Salário
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USD $45.000 - USD $55.000
/ ano

Localização

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Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
2186 Jackson Keller Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213, USA
Suite 2111

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