Susty Opportunities

Susty Opportunities: Nonprofit Coach Global Leaders Fellowship

Apply to be one of just 10 newly-appointed or emerging nonprofit executives who will be invited to join the 2018 inaugural class of the NonprofitCoach™ Global Leaders Fellowship. This exclusive leadership development program is designed for the world’s best, brightest and most determined social sector leaders.

It is a rigorous, six-month leadership coaching program that blends monthly one-on-one coaching for each fellow with monthly group coaching for the entire class. Participants will benefit from both a highly-customized program addressing their unique leadership challenges as well as the opportunity to engage in coach-facilitated development activities with an amazing group of peers from around the world. Benefits include coaching sessions, access to Global Leaders Fellowship toolkit, access to a private social media forum for engagement etc

The fellowship is an intense six-month leadership development program designed to raise the bar for high-achieving young leaders. Fellowship recipients will take on tough but transformational work alone and together with their peers.

There’s no cost to the participants or their organizations. NonprofitCoach™ understands that some of the most innovative and scalable social sector work is being done by small nonprofit and non-government organizations on the front lines—organizations without sufficient means or donor support to make significant investments in leadership development. The Global Leaders Fellowship was designed to fill this gap.

There are no travel or residency requirements. Unlike other fellowship programs which take you away from your day-to-day environment and responsibilities, the Global Leaders Fellowship allows you to develop within the context of your current organization and leadership role. Meetings take place virtually—via voice and video conferences—twice a month.

Eligible participants meet the following requirements:

  1. New or Emerging Nonprofit Executive: This is a mid-to-senior level professional program intended for new and emerging nonprofit and NGO executives, between 25 and 35 years of age, who have already established a solid record of accomplishment within their communities, careers and organizations. Preference will be given to: a) new nonprofit/NGO executives (founder, chief executive officer, president, executive director, etc.) with less than two years in current role and 2) aspiring nonprofit/NGO leaders with at least three years of management experience.
  2. English Proficiency: To be able to participate fully in this program, fellows must demonstrate during the application and interview process that they are fully conversant in English.
  3. Diversity: This program is designed to create a global fellowship of nonprofit/NGO leaders. Each class is intended to include leaders whose work addresses a range of organizational and social aims (education, economic development, humanitarian aid, conservation, etc.), to have no more than one recipient from any country, and to represent diversity in race, gender, etc. Eligible applicants not selected for this class may be invited to participate in a future class.
  4. Participation: Group interaction and accountability are important elements of the fellowship program. Recipients must be able to participate fully in all components of the program—joining scheduled individual and group calls, completing an individual leadership development plan, being accountable for working towards self-initiated development priorities, etc. An interest in ongoing engagement and networking with other fellowship recipients is also expected.
  5. Merit: Award decisions will be based primarily on merit. Successful applicants must demonstrate through past accomplishment, educational and career advancement, professional references, and the interview process that they are committed to their own leadership transformation, to a career in social sector leadership, and to making their dreams for a better world come true.
  6. Financial Need: Award decisions will also be based on financial need. The fellowship is intended to serve young leaders representing nonprofit organizations without sufficient means or donor support to make significant investments in leadership development.

Application deadline 6th October 2017

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Olabanji Jackson
Banji is an Environmental & Social Risk Analyst whose work involves reviewing the E&S implications of large scale projects and making a case for integrating sustainability in business models. He is passionate about micro-finance, financial literacy and growing social enterprises. In his spare time he loves to dabble in photography and creative non-fiction writing.