Youth

Abundant Harvest Outreach Ministries Summer Youth Program

Abundant Harvest Outreach Ministries (AHOM) provides life skills, as well as academic and recreational services to youth aged 5-12. The Fellow would work with leadership to create trainings, conferences, and seminars to cultivate youth leaders, and assist in the implementation of lesson plans designed to enhance academic outcomes for the participants.

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All Our Kin

All Our Kin partners with home-based childcare providers to deliver Early Head Start services to eligible infants and toddlers, who receive free, high-quality child care and comprehensive wraparound support for both the children and their families. The Fellow would work to strengthen and support All Our Kin’s family partnership initiatives (event-planning, recruitment, case management supports, enrollment, and more)–all while centering equity, inclusion, and justice.

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Agency website: allourkin.org


Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation

Believe In Me Empowerment Corporation (BIMEC) improves the lives of children, young adults and their families impacted by and or affected by incarceration. The agency provides hope, opportunities, and supportive services for families in New Haven so they may overcome challenges, reach their full potential, and become productive citizens. The Fellow would work primarily with their Supportive Recovery Housing Program providing Case Management Services, with additional duties such as outreach and engagement assigned as needed.

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Agency website: bimecnewhaven.com


Concepts for Adaptive Learning

In an effort to close the technology gap, Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL) has been providing programs that offer free technology resources and training programs that empower communities, foster youth education and support individuals to build job skills. The Fellow would support outreach through implementation of the Tech4Teens summer camp program, focused on ensuring the program is accessible to New Haven public school students.

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Agency website: cfalct.org


Discovering Amistad

Discovering Amistad  provides learning and dialogue opportunities for children and adults to discover the relevance of The Amistad Uprising to today’s world and collaborate to dismantle systemic racism and achieve social justice. The Fellow would assist Discovering Amistad’s Summer Leadership Academy Director in organizing and implementing two Summer Leadership Academies (30 students each) for New Haven high school students—one for first-years and sophomores, and the second for juniors and seniors.

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Agency website: discoveringamistad.org


District Arts and Education

District Arts and Education provides virtual and in-person programs designed to spark breakthroughs and equip individuals and organizations with the skills needed to adapt to the future workplace. The Fellow would be responsible for project managing their summer Project Transformer (PT) session. PT provides New Haven high school juniors and seniors with programs that develop problem-solving, critical thinking, data literacy, and foundational coding skills. Ideally, the Fellow would, in collaboration with the project leader, also design and field a study of the impact of these programs on learners.

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Agency website: transformnhv.org


Great Science For All

Great Science For All provides science educational opportunities for challenged socio-economic communities and children in grades pre-K through 8.  The Fellow will be teaching small groups of New Haven students coding and I-STEM programs, and will also help with the refinement of the organization’s online interactive science learning portal.

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Agency website: greatscienceforall.org


Horizons at Foote School

Horizons at Foote School is an academic and enrichment program dedicated to creating opportunities for New Haven Public School students from low-income families by providing a joyful, safe, inspiring learning environment, and empowering students to thrive in school and engage in an ever-changing world. The Fellow would work with a Horizons at Foote School teacher in support of approximately sixteen students during a six-week summer academic and enrichment program to assist and lead small group activities, and work with students on skill development and additional classroom needs.

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Agency website: horizonsatfoote.org

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS)

Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Servcies (IRIS) empowers refugees and immigrants to become self-sufficient and integrate in their communities by providing furnished housing, good, clothing, help starting jobs, and case management.  IRIS also offers English-language classes; youth programs, legal assistance to help refugees apply for green cards and citizenship and to reunite with family members; healthcare coordination; and programs to promote emotional wellness. The Fellow woud work with IRIS’s Education and Youth Services Department to assist with its annual Summer Learning Program for recently-arrived K-12 refugee and immigrant students.

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Agency website: irisct.org


Leadership, Education, and Athletics in Partnership

Leadership, Education, and Athletics in Partnership (LEAP) develops the strengths and talents of young leaders who create and implement year-round, community- and school-based programming designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high poverty urban neighborhoods.

Placement 1: The Fellow would help improve LEAP’s brand and marketing identity to promote their programs and fundraising needs. The Fellow would write stories about LEAP’s activities and participants, increase LEAP’s social media presence, and work on two events – the LEAP Scholarship Award Ceremony and the Read-In on the New Haven Green (if these two events can take place as planned).

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Placement 2: LEAP submits over 50 grants per year to a wide variety of foundations and funding sources. The Fellow would assist LEAP’s grant writer in all aspects of the grant writing process, including grants research, gathering data for grants, writing grants and reports, and tracking grants.

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Placement 3: The Fellow would help create curriculum for and teach computer science classes to LEAP children on topics including basic coding, digital media arts, circuitry, programming and robotics. The Fellow would work with the Director and local high schools students to engage LEAP children through accessible and creative computer science activities.

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Agency website: leapforkids.org


Leila Day Nurseries

Leila Day is a renowned New Haven early childhood program serving families from diverse socioeconomic, racial and cultural backgrounds in the greater New Haven region through exceptional outdoors-based preschool, kindergarten, and afterschool programs. The Fellow would assist their administrative team with key nonprofit management projects related to marketing and communications (including admissions and fundraising), and Board development and orientation.

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Agency website: leiladay.org


New Haven Reads

New Haven Reads increases the literacy skills of children to empower their academic success, providing individually tailored one-on-one after-school tutoring, educational family support, and a community book bank, all at no cost to participants. Free books are provided to social service agencies, homeless shelters, teachers, and other community programs. In addition to various administrative tasks and creative projects, the Fellow would develop relationships with the program’s students through the provision of literacy tutoring and the implementation of summer clubs.

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Agency website: newhavenreads.org

Phenomenal I Am

Phenomenal I Am seeks to address the emotional, social, and overall student engagement needs of at-risk female youth in New Haven between the ages of 9-18 through empowerment enrichment workshops and guidance provided by trained adult mentors. The Fellow would serve as theMentor Coordinator and manage the day-to-day activities of the mentoring program.

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Agency website: facebook.com/phenomenaliaminc


Saint Martin de Porres Academy

Saint Martin de Porres Academy is a faith-based, NativityMiguel middle school that provides a tuition-free, extended-day education for underserved girls and boys from low-income families in the New Haven area. The Fellow would meet individually with seventeen rising high school seniors and their families to draft and revise college essays, gather information to complete college and financial aid applications, create and revise résumés, help students research colleges/universities, complete scholarship applications, and begin completing the common app starting August 1st.

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Agency website: saintmartinacademy.org


Yale Pathways to Science

Pathways to Science is Yale’s coordinated STEM outreach initiative that provides an overarching infrastructure for the many and varied STEM programs and events for local pre-college students at Yale. The Fellow would join a team of Yale Pathways to Science staff, faculty, and graduate students to plan, prepare, implement, and evaluate the Pathways to Science Summer Scholars Program, a tuition-free STEM enrichment summer program for local New Haven high school students. The Fellow would be a thought partner in developing program structure, managing day-to-day logistics, and evaluating program effectiveness to begin preparations for the following summer.

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Agency website: yale.edu/scienceoutreach


‘r kids

Now in its 24th year, ‘r kids mission is permanency, safety and stability for vulnerable children and their families. ‘r kids Family Center is seeking a Fellow to produce a cost-benefit analysis report. This report is needed for their board and staff to analyze programmatic decisions related to expanded space. This report will support staff and the board as they evaluate related alternatives and costs affiliated with new or modified programming and return on community investments in the organization.

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Agency website: rkidsct.org