Candidate Profile & Core Values
Spark seeks a Program Fellow for our Bay Area Region.
Successful candidates will demonstrate personal responsibility, relationship building, communication, and project management skills, as well as drive, motivation, high-energy, perseverance and a get-it-done mentality. Candidates will also embody Spark’s Core Values: be a student and a mentor, work with passion and compassion, commit to collaboration and diversity, aim high and true, and trust and respect in all relationships.
Reporting to a Program Manager (PM), the Program Fellow (PF) will support implementation of Spark’s mentorship program to prepare 7th and 8th graders to be engaged, ready, and on-track for high school. The Program Fellow is responsible for leading outreach, enrollment, and support for students, family communications, and program logistics. Other key responsibilities include supporting mentorship operations including student transportation, execution of opening and culminating events, and coordinating evaluation efforts. The role requires regular onsite visits at schools and mentorship workplaces, and collaboration with other Spark staff.