BSF DEPLOY Fellowship Opportunity

Blue Star Families New York Tri-State Chapter is seeking fellows for its DEPLOY (Diversify and Expand the Pipeline Of Leaders Of Your Military Community) Fellowship Program.  This is a full-time, remote, one-year position with a competitive salary.  DEPLOY fellows will be employed for one year, beginning July 2022.

About the Blue Star Families DEPLOY Fellowship:

The DEPLOY (Diversify and Expand the Pipeline Of Leaders Of Your Military Community) Fellowship Program is a key component of Blue Star Families' Racial Equity and Inclusion Initiative. These racially-diverse leaders serve for one year in paid Blue Star Chapter-based or national roles at Blue Star Families while they receive training in military and Veteran service organization leadership curated by several  key partners. Their fellowship work focuses on improving experiences and increasing representation of military families of color in community settings across the country. Upon graduating, they become a pipeline of talent for eventual positions of leadership within the military and Veteran service organization space.

Key job functions:

Manage social media including overseeing and developing content 

Grow and support local partnerships to expand member diversity 

Recruit and improve engagement of military family members of color in the NYC chapter

Expand and manage volunteer engagement 

Maintain and build connections with local and/or national team leadership 

Actively participate in leadership training

Engage in mentoring opportunities

Measure the efficacy and impact of each program or initiative utilizing Salesforce

Perform other related duties as required


Required experience, skills, background:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Demonstrated project management skills

Ability to exhibit creative thinking and planning skills

A demonstrated passion for ethnic and racial diversity

Understanding of the military family experience

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Ability to produce high quality work on deadline; comfortable managing multiple projects, priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Strong attention to detail

Strong writing and communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of professional correspondence

Flexibility with work schedule to support staff and deadlines

Proficiency with Google suite and Microsoft Office

Salesforce experience or ability to learn new software

Experience and/or comfort working in a virtual environment

Commitment to the highest standards of professionalism

May be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary to carry out key job functions

Some travel required to attend meetings, trainings, events, etc.

Limited out-of-town and overnight travel may be required


Apply here.