Presentations Lead

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, and entrepreneurship. We also run our yearly bilingual Pitch competition for high school students called Perfect Pitch and work with the school boards to fill gaps in the current school curriculum in the areas of nutrition and financial planning

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include:

•    Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops

•    Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops

•    Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)

•    Building partnerships with local businesses and organizations willing to give specialized workshops to the youth attending our workshops

•    Expanding our presentations into school boards to build Perfect Pitch and impact more youth

 YOU’LL NEED TO:

-       Have an interest in working with youth

-       Like public speaking

-       Feel comfortable around students of various backgrounds

-       Be punctual and professional

-       Be able to work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

-       Experience working with youth

-       Experience in public speaking or presenting

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

-       Leading workshops with our community partners

-       Tracking the impact of the program in our community

-       Brainstorm ways to make the content more engaging for different age groups and demographics (at risk youth vs. classroom presentations vs. after school programs)

-       Working with the head of content to further develop and improve the curriculum based on feedback from attendees and coordinators

-       Strategies to increase the take-aways for youth/students attending our workshops

Project Development and Expansion

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, and entrepreneurship. We also run our yearly bilingual Pitch competition for high school students called Perfect Pitch and work with the school boards to fill gaps in the current school curriculum in the areas of nutrition and financial planning

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include:

•    Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops

•    Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops

•    Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)

•    Building partnerships with local businesses and organizations willing to give specialized workshops to the youth attending our workshops

•    Expanding our presentations into school boards to build Perfect Pitch and impact more youth

YOU’LL NEED TO:

-       Have great time management and organizational skills

-       Have the ability to think outside the box

-       Be perseverant and resourceful

-       Have excellent written and oral communication skills

-       Work in a cross-functional environment

-       Be passionate about youth education

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

-       Experience in writing grant applications or fundraising

-       Experience working with youth/students

-       An interest in mental health and/or incarcerated youth

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

-       Researching grant opportunities that are applicable to Project FLY (nutrition education, business workshops, Perfect Pitch)

-       Plan fundraising opportunities for upcoming year

-       Build relationships with potential sponsors or partners (speakers at workshops and Perfect Pitch)

-       Reach out to organizations working on Mental Health initiatives to see if there is potential for a partnership or a way to expand our curriculum

-       Help the Project Manager research the possibility of expanding to youth who are incarcerated or currently in rehabilitation facilities

-       Aiding in setting long-term goals and objectives

 

Head of Core Curriculum

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, and entrepreneurship. We also run our yearly bilingual Pitch competition for high school students called Perfect Pitch and work with the school boards to fill gaps in the current school curriculum in the areas of nutrition and financial planning

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include:

•    Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops

•    Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops

•    Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)

•    Building partnerships with local businesses and organizations willing to give specialized workshops to the youth attending our workshops

•    Expanding our presentations into school boards to build Perfect Pitch and impact more youth

YOU’LL NEED TO:

-       Be passionate about entrepreneurship and youth education

-       Have excellent oral and written communication skills

-       Have great time management and organizational skills

-       Be professional and independent

-       Be able to work in a dynamic team environment

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

-       Experience working with youth / students

-       Experience coordinating activities

-       An interest in developing curriculum content

-       Innovative and new ideas

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

-       Coordinate with current partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth) about scheduling workshops

-       Reviewing current content to develop end-of-session activities to implement next year that are engaging and apply the knowledge learned during the workshops

-       Identify businesses and organizations to partner with to provide more technical workshops and offer office tours, mentorship, etc.

-       Explain workshop content to presenters and help transition these workshops into the Perfect Pitch itinerary as applicable

-       Building a partnership with new organizations (after school programs, school board)

-       Aiding with the overall long-term vision / direction of the project

 

Head of Nutrition Education

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, and entrepreneurship. We also run our yearly bilingual Pitch competition for high school students called Perfect Pitch and work with the school boards to fill gaps in the current school curriculum in the areas of nutrition and financial planning

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include:

•    Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops

•    Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops

•    Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)

•    Building partnerships with local businesses and organizations willing to give specialized workshops to the youth attending our workshops

Expanding our presentations into school boards to build Perfect Pitch and impact more youth

YOU’LL NEED TO:

-       Be passionate about health education

-       Have excellent oral and written communication skills

-       Have great time management and organizational skills

-       Be professional and independent

-       Be able to work in a dynamic team environment

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

-       Experience working with youth / students

-       Experience coordinating activities

-       An interest in writing curriculum content

-       Be bilingual

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

-       Improve the current academic content included in the workshops

-       Coordinating with the FLY and Tower Gardens team to schedule workshops using the nutrition-education curriculum

-       Develop new dynamic activities to present during workshops using the Tower Garden model or other props as well as workbooks, etc.

-       Identify and partner with external mentors and professionals that can help with content

-       Explore the possibility of partnering with the school board or other community partners to expand the programs reach (gym classes, after school programs)

Collaborate with the Sprout team to explore the possibility of running nutrition education cooking classes using their meal kits and Tower Garden vegetables

Marketing and Strategy

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, and entrepreneurship. We also run our yearly bilingual Pitch competition for high school students called Perfect Pitch and work with the school boards to fill gaps in the current school curriculum in the areas of nutrition and financial planning

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include:

•    Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops

•    Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops

•    Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)

•    Building partnerships with local businesses and organizations willing to give specialized workshops to the youth attending our workshops

•    Expanding our presentations into school boards to build Perfect Pitch and impact more youth

YOU’LL NEED TO:

-       Be creative and detail oriented

-       Excellent written and oral communication skills

-       Understand how to build a community of followers

-       Be perseverant and able to think outside the box

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

-       Experience in design and marketing

-       An interested in youth education

-       Experience blogging or in creative writing

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

-       Revamping the current sponsorship/partnership packages to update information

-       Work on a short video explaining the purpose of FLY to send to future partners

-       Help other FLY team members make engaging visual aids for the presentations and esthetically pleasing worksheets

-       Update the Perfect Pitch content and proposal package

-       Start a FLY blog where you are creating a community of entrepreneurs who overcame adversity to become successful entrepreneurs in partnership with the Legacy team (Humans of NY style)

-       Aiding with the overall growth strategy

-       Aiding expansion with the formulation of the FLY pitch to new organizations