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Non-Profit Fellowship -- Full-Time/Paid
New Sector Alliance

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Non-Profit Fellowship -- Full-Time/Paid
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New Sector Alliance
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Job Summary

$28k per year
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 29 days ago
Job Role
Community Development
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Job Description

New Sector Alliance is looking for candidates for our 2020 Fellowship cohort, a premier professional development opportunity for early-career professionals seeking work at mission-driven/non-profit organizations in Chicago.

You get matched with a job and start working as soon as possible, then begin your professional development journey in January through the RISE Fellowship. You will be hired by the host site organization, and

As a RISE Fellow, you not are not only hired for a full-time job, but you receive a full year of support including:

  • 12 full days of professional development training
  • A mentor who is a professional in the field
  • 1:1 career coaching
  • Networking opportunities
  • Peer learning and project work

This program provides skills, tools, knowledge, and networks to be more effective in your position and more equipped for long-term career growth.
Qualifications and Eligibility:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 1-5 years of professional experience after college graduation
  • Demonstrated commitment to mission-driven work 
  • High level of self-motivation and academic, extracurricular, professional, and/or personal accomplishment 
  • Core leadership attributes, including resourcefulness, responsibility, independence, patience, integrity, energy, and a strong work ethic 
  • Adaptability in the face of change and resource constraints 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the capacity to understand the needs of multiple and diverse stakeholders, build strong host site relationships, and work effectively individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent project management, analytical, and/or research skills 
  • Ability to approach challenges in a structured manner by setting goals, devising a plan to achieve those goals, and meeting those goals in a timely manner 
  • Clear commitment to growth and focus on professional development goals 

Additional Information:New Sector Alliance actively seeks to build a Fellow cohort with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences, representing a diversity of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, secular preference, political affiliation, socioeconomic status, and ancestry. Further, we encourage individuals with disabilities to apply to the program and can provide reasonable accommodations for those individuals upon request.

How to Apply:Find out more information and apply at

If you have further questions, please email Janelle Romero at

We welcome candidates with diverse skills, including data analysis, program management, volunteer management, community outreach, grant writing, development, communications, social media market, etc.

About New Sector Alliance

At New Sector Alliance, we look to accelerate positive change by strengthening organizations and developing leaders. We offer Fellowships in the social sector including a full-time placement with a social impact organization, professional development, and mentorship. 

Business Overview

Our Story


New Sector Alliance is a mission-driven consulting and leadership development firm. We work across sectors to help established and emerging leaders tackle pressing challenges and advance their careers.

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