WHO WE ARE
The Humane League is an international nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food through institutional and individual change. The Humane League fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. The Humane League seeks a Fellow with a background working with students OR developing trainings for activists or volunteers who wants to gain experience in campus recruitment and developing activist trainings. The Fellow will help develop new student-specific trainings as well as a recruitment plan to engage more students in our programs.
This is a short term, remote opportunity, allowing you to work from the comfort of your home. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States and must not now or in the future require sponsorship for employment-based visa status.
Benefits of being a Fellow:
Take on real-world challenges that positively impact the lives of animals.
Gain extensive professional development and skillbuilding for career advancement.
Career mentorship and collaboration with professionals in the animal protection movement.
Experience the work culture of THL and learn about remote animal advocacy work.
Training in the use of project management and office productivity tools, including Google Suite, Slack, and Asana.
Professional references; connection to a cohort of Fellows and THL staff.
Hands-on experience in nonprofit community organizing.
Creative liberty in developing training materials and a student recruitment plan based on research of other nonprofit student programs.
Be part of a small, collaborative team working to build up student activists across the country to make change for animals.
Fellows will be compensated with a $4,500 stipend with successful completion of project benchmarks and engagement in training.
Research other nonprofits and their student programs, learning different organizing tactics and programs used to engage students in social justice causes.
Conduct interviews with student volunteers to understand current gaps in student resources and training materials and give recommendations for improvement.
Develop the curriculum for a Winter 2022 Student Training Series in collaboration with Student Alliance Team staff.
Create and help implement a student recruitment plan for Organizers to use on an ongoing basis.
Strong applicants will demonstrate:
Experience working with student activists OR developing trainings for activists or volunteers
Basic research experience
A passion for student activism and an understanding for the importance of engaging student activists to achieve our mission
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Outstanding organizational and time management skills with a high level of attention to detail
Strong capacity to take initiative, work independently, and follow through to execute on project ideas
Willingness to take direction and embrace a collaborative spirit
You must be available for the entirety of the Fellowship term: August 30 to December 17, 2020.
Must be 18 years of age or over, have a high school diploma, GED, or college diploma.
*Please note, this application closes on July 30, 2021.
At The Humane League (THL), animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work. As such, many of our staff are vegan by personal choice, and all of our THL-hosted events offer fully vegan menus. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.
You agree that the Fellowship does not create an “employment” relationship under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) or any other definition, and the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime provisions do not apply. This Fellowship does not replace or displace any employee of The Humane League, and The Humane League does not derive an immediate advantage from the activities performed by you.
The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status.
The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email People Operations (email@example.com) and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.