Youth Development Fellows Program
The Youth Development Fellows Program is ideal for young professionals who seek to gain more confidence in their leadership ability and become part of a growing network of nonprofit leaders.
Coro believes building the leadership capacity in emerging nonprofit professionals in youth development will positively impact the developmental experiences of youth.
10,000 Degrees is invited to nominate employees to apply. The application and reference links are at the bottom of this email.
- Graduated 38 emerging leaders who collectively served 11,000 Bay Area youth
- 91% became more confident in their leadership ability
- 95% had an increased strategy for developing a solid professional network
- 89% became more confident in their ability to lead teams
- 89% felt more confident to analyze and address leadership challenges
YDFP graduates gain the following:
“Coro provided a space to build community and coalition with other non-profit youth development professionals; explore and practice leadership tools and strategies; and reflect upon and build out a vision for my own professional and personal growth, with an eye on sustainability and impact.” – Andrew Yeung, RYSE Youth Center (YDFP Alumnus)
- Nonprofit professional with at least three years of work experience
- Lead a team or initiative within a youth-serving organization in the Bay Area
- Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to grow leadership skills
- Passion for positively impacting the lives of young people and their communities
- Attend seven full-day seminars, including graduation
- Complete the pre-, post-, and intersession assignments, including a 6-month follow up survey
Program Cost: $1,000
Limited scholarships available (Email email@example.com for scholarship details)
Lunch and dinner are included. Dinners are highly encouraged for networking and building rapport.
- Thursday, September 28, 2017 – Seminar 1 (9:30am – 7pm) *note longer seminar
- Friday, September 29, 2017 – Seminar 2 (9:30am – 5pm)
- Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Seminar 3 (9:30am – 5pm)
- Thursday, October 19, 2017 – Seminar 4 (9:30am – 5pm)
- Thursday, November 2, 2017 – Seminar 5 (9:30am – 5pm)
- Thursday, November 16, 2017 – Seminar 6 (9:30am – 5pm)
- Thursday, November 30, 2017 – Seminar 7 and Graduation (9:30am – 7pm) *note longer seminar
The anticipated total participant time is approximately 75 hours: 57 hours in seminar, approximately 16 hours of work between seminars and 2 hours for pre and post assessments. Seminars will take place at Coro, located at 233 Sansome Street., Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94104.
To apply, please direct your employee to: http://tinyurl.com/YDFP2017. Applications are due September 15, 2017.
Recommenders, please complete the reference form here: http://tinyurl.com/2017YDFPREF