The Future Founders Foundation is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team this summer to run our youth entrepreneurship program.
The Program Coordinator will manage Future Founders, our youth entrepreneurship program for high school students. The program has grown significantly over the last eight years and has been recognized by the Mayor of Chicago, the Chicago City Council and all of the city’s major media outlets.
The Coordinator’s role will include the following:
The Program Coordinator will also assist the team with the execution of our Connect to the Future and Lemonade Day Chicago programs.
While there is no “typical day” in this role, from October to early April, the Coordinator will spend the bulk of his/her time planning and attending all of our in-class sessions. From late April to September, the Coordinator will oversee our main program events and work on strategic projects for the organization.
Reports to: President & CEO, Future Founders Foundation
Start Date: June 24, 2013
Location: The Future Founders Foundation is headquartered at Lightbank’s offices (600 W. Chicago Ave., Suite 775, Chicago, IL 60654). The Program Coordinator will spend 60-70% in the field at various Chicago locations during the school year.
Desired Background, Skills and Abilities:
Please submit your resume and cover letter in a PDF or Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, write Youth Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator Application. After you submit your application, you will receive an automated response asking you to complete our brief candidate survey. Once you complete the survey, your application will be complete and will be reviewed. Applications will be accepted through May 15, 2013. First-round interviews will begin the week of May 20, 2013. Selected candidates will be notified of their application status via email.
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