Up to 6 fellowships available
Brief Description: Assist the Mt. Baker Community Coalition (MBCC) to complete grant-based projects such as Alcohol Community Assessment of Neighborhood Stores (CANS) and Cannabis Sticker Shock Campaign, engage in community outreach and attend/present to coalition meetings as youth/young adult representatives.
FTE/Status: Seeking applicants ages 16-24 for up 6 paid part-time youth leadership and workforce development fellowships. Typically, 6-10 hours a week, depending on the context of placement. Position begins May 20th and ends September 25th, 2021.
To Apply: Request an application packet. Email Emma Giri at email@example.com. All completed application packets are due by May 7th at 3pm.
|Attend prevention skills education trainings.|
|Attend, design, and implement sessions for development of CANS and Sticker Shock Campaign.|
|Assess local neighborhood stores, communicate with managers and staff, collect and analyze data for Community Assessment of Neighborhood Stores (CANS) effort.|
|Attend MBCC meetings and present data and findings from CANS and outcomes from Sticker Shock Campaign.|
|Be an ambassador for the MBCC; help the community increase awareness about the coalition’s purpose/efforts within your circles of influence, following best practices in prevention (family, school, peers, etc.)|
|Generate ideas for future youth engagement in the MBCC.|
|Assist in designing retailer education packets and recognition material.|
|Manage internship requirements as outlined by MBCC.|
Preferred Skills or Characteristics
|Ability to demonstrate contextual experience in the Mount Baker Community including residence, association, or historical experiences.|
|Organizational skills and ability to navigate community relationships.|
|Strong verbal communication skills, public speaking, community outreach|
|Interest in change for positive community health and social justice|
|Professional development, professional recommendations|
|Community networking and awareness|
|Meaningful work and recognition for a job well done|
|Personal satisfaction from making a positive change in your community|
|Resume writing assistance|
|Upon project completion, in September, each Baker Youth Prevention Fellow will receive $500 for completing the project and essential functions.|