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While engaged in full-time graduate study, Trinity Fellows work in professional, substantive positions designed by selected nonprofit organizations in Milwaukee. These organization-based work assignments are considered off-campus graduate assistantships and occupy fellows 18 hours per week during each academic year and 40 hours per week during the summer between academic years.
In any given year, we have about 24 active organization partnerships. Most of the organization sites are located within five miles of Marquette's campus.
Since our program began in 2000, more than 100 Milwaukee nonprofit organizations have partnered with us, providing a broad range of opportunities for fellows to work and contribute in the Milwaukee community:
ABLE (Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement)
Adult Learning Center
Agency provides basic skills and GED instruction to educationally and economically disadvantaged adults, aged 18-60. Learn more about Adult Learning Center.
Promote agency; research funding sources; assist with newsletters, grant writing, reports, brochures; database maintenance; strategic planning; board development.
African American Leadership Alliance of Milwaukee (AALAM)
AALAM is a nonprofit, cross-sector network of African American leaders and allies dedicated to developing, supporting, and positioning Milwaukee’s pool of African American talent. Learn more about AALAM.
After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
ABCD provides free, personalized information and one-to-one support to people affected by breast cancer – patients, families and friends – and is a national leader in promoting best practices for peer cancer survivorship support. Learn more about After Breast Cancer Diagnosis.
Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
The agency is a voluntary, nonprofit, national membership organization for neighborhood-based organizations throughout the United States and is a national advocate for social justice, neighborhood-based progress and community building rooted in the tradition of the settlement house movement. Learn more about the Alliance.
Build the Alliance’s commitment to advancing equity, with a focus on organizational capacity building around racial equity, through research and documentation of network’s practices, partnership development, measurement, developing a business case for equitable practices/models/behaviors, and new funding pipelines.
All-In Milwaukee is a coalition of education partners helping low-income, high-potential students graduate from college. Learn more about All-In Milwaukee.
American Red Cross
Artists Working in Education
AWE’s mission is to provide youth in the Milwaukee area with arts enrichment programs to enhance human potential, advance learning and cultivate community. Learn more about Artists Working in Education.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Black Arts Milwaukee
Black Arts Milwaukee supports African American arts organizations in Milwaukee to preserve and promote the history and culture of the African diaspora and inspire creativity in future generations. Learn more about Black Arts Milwaukee.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Carmen Schools of Science and Technology
The mission is to graduate critical thinkers and self-directed learners prepared for success in college, meaningful careers, community involvement and family life. Learn more about Carmen Schools.
Assess students' wants and needs in school programming that are not currently reflected. Work with School leadership team to review key student achievement and satisfaction data to assess needs. Design student support programming.
Assist with development, advocacy, community outreach, advancing strategic plan. Work focused on education reform policy, development and lobbying, community organizing and donor relations.
Centro Hispano of Milwaukee
Agency advocates on behalf of Latinos and the socially and economically challenged. Services include programs in education, housing and human services. Learn more about Centro Hispano.
Advance the agency’s outreach efforts to the Latino population related to the Affordable Care Act; research city and state health policy, with particular emphasis on equity issues and disparities impacting Latinos, including Medicaid. Survey community-based organizations and health providers to determine which entities provide direct and indirect health care services to Latinos and the undocumented population in Milwaukee County.
Records maintenance, database management, research, marketing, donor relations, grant monitoring, reporting, participation in board meetings, assist with coordination of fund development activities, grant writing, fundraising events.
Children's Service Society of Wisconsin
City Forward Collective
City Forward Collective is a new effort to move Milwaukee forward by eliminating educational inequities and ensuring every child has access to a great school. Learn more about City Forward Collective.
City on a Hill
Agency mission is to alleviate the symptoms of chronic poverty in our neighborhood, to help young people in Milwaukee’s central city break the cycle of generational poverty in their families, and to engage people in solutions to urban poverty in their nation. Learn more about City on a Hill.
City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works – MKE Parks
Mission is to steward a thriving park system that positively impacts every Milwaukee County Park visitor. Learn more about City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works.
City Year Milwaukee
City Year is an education-focused nonprofit organization that unites young people, ages 17-24, of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service in high-need schools where they serve as tutors, mentors and role models helping students succeed and stay in school and on track to graduate. Learn more about City Year.
Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative
The mission of CSNI is to improve the neighborhood and benefit community residents. CSNI is responsible for leading and coordinating the continued implementation of the Clarke Square Quality of Life Plan. Learn more about Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative.
Connections in Sight
Nonprofit no longer operating.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
A Catholic high school for young men and women of all faiths and limited financial means, integrates rigorous academics, professional work experiences and spiritual development to empower graduates to succeed in college and life. Learn more about Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.
Data You Can Use
Connects the Milwaukee community with people who have data and assist in accessing, analyzing, translating, interpreting and presenting data. Learn more about Data You Can Use.
Discovery World educates, motivates, mobilizes, and inspires the innovators and entrepreneurs of the 21st century. Learn more about Discovery World.
Act as liaison between development, PR and marketing departments; creating and assisting with strategic communications, including newsletters, annual report, online content: fund development research; development and implementation of development initiatives, community outreach.
The Dominican Center for Women partners with the community to maintain and enhance a beautiful, stable, healthy, and safe neighborhood consisting of residents who are community minded and are striving to be meaningfully educated and employed. Learn more about Dominican Center.
Employ Milwaukee's mission is to build a strong workforce development system by planning, coordinating, collaborating and monitoring workforce initiatives with businesses, partners and community stakeholders at the local, regional and state level to ensure a skilled and productive workforce for the 21st Century. Learn more about Employ Milwaukee
The mission of The Gathering is to provide meals and associated services to those who would otherwise go hungry or without. Learn more about the Gathering.
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
Greater Milwaukee Committee
The GMC’s mission is to make Greater Milwaukee the best place to live, learn, work, play and stay. Membership comprises of regional businesses, labor, academic, philanthropic, nonprofit and civic leaders who believe that intelligent, active interest in public affairs is the true measure of citizenship and the foundation for community. Learn more about Greater Milwaukee Committee.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Strengthening Communities Through Effective Partnerships. Learn more about Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Guest House of Milwaukee
Guest House of Milwaukee is the largest publicly funded homeless shelter in the city and has been leading our community in ending the cycle of poverty in our clients' lives for nearly 40 years. Learn more about Guest House of Milwaukee.
Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee
The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is to foster strong, resilient and inclusive communities by providing a continuum of high-quality housing options that support self-sufficiency, good quality of life, and the opportunity to thrive. Learn more about HACM.
Agency serves persons with disabilities. Mission is to facilitate empowerment through education, advocacy, independent living services, and coalition building. Learn more about IndependenceFirst.
Assist with community outreach initiatives, strategic planning, fund development, program development, marketing initiatives, and reports. (2004-06) Project coordination; research; grant writing.
Conduct advocacy; research; program development; event coordination; project assessment.
Project coordination and development; research; grant writing.
Interfaith Older Adult Programs
International Institute of Wisconsin
Agency is dedicated to the promotion of international cooperation, understanding, and a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural perspective through education, exchange, communication, social activities, and immigration and naturalization services. Learn more about International Institute of Wisconsin .
Research, develop and implement refugee resettlement survey/impact assessment for IIW; assist case workers in fulfilling IIW refugee resettlement service responsibilities, additional program development/delivery duties as needed.
Assist agency President in the development of professional resources, design and/or redesign of current programs and their implementation, and the development of appropriate funding strategies.
Jewish Family Services
Community-based organization dedicated to providing quality education, leadership development and life skills programming. Learn more about Journey House.
Fundraising activities such as capital campaign, annual giving, special events, gift cultivation and solicitation. Grant writing and public relations.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) builds strong and healthy neighborhoods in the city of Milwaukee by stabilizing and revitalizing the Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park communities. These south side neighborhoods are some of Milwaukee’s most diverse and economically vibrant. Learn more about LBWN.
Legal Action of Wisconsin
Legal Action of Wisconsin’s mission is to deliver exceptional civil legal services and structural change advocacy, free of cost, to those most in need. Learn more about Legal Action.
With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families. Learn more about LISC.
Literacy Services of Wisconsin
Literacy Services of Wisconsin educates, motivates, and inspires engaged adults to achieve greater independence and transform their lives. Learn more about Literacy Services of Wisconsin.
March of Dimes
Marquette University Center for Peacemaking & Near West Side Partners - PARC Initiative
PARC is designed to support NWSP’s mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor, through collaborative efforts to promote economic development, improved housing, unified neighborhood identity and branding, and greater safety for residents and businesses.
Medical College of Wisconsin - Center for the Advancement of Women in Science and Medicine
Distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; discovers and translates new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; providing cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and improving the health of the communities served. Agency’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the health of Wisconsin communities. The AHW Endowment will seek to generate this change by working closely with our many partners across the state. Learn more about Medical College of Wisconsin.
Medical College of Wisconsin - Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; discovers and translates new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; providing cutting-edge, collaborative patient care of the highest quality; and improving the health of the communities served. Agency’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the health of Wisconsin communities. The AHW Endowment will seek to generate this change by working closely with our many partners across the state. Learn more about Medical College of Wisconsin- Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment.
Medical College of Wisconsin - Kern National Network for Caring and Character in Medicine (KNN)
KNN is a national movement focused on integrating caring, character, practical wisdom and flourishing within the profession of medicine. Learn more about KNN.
Menomonee Valley Partners (MVP)
Agency mission is to ecologically and economically revitalize the Menomonee Valley for the benefit of the entire Milwaukee community. Learn more about Menomonee Valley Partners.
Assist with agency collaborations, work with the Friends of the Hank Aaron State Trail to maintain and improve the trail, develop and implement ways for local community organizations and businesses to make use of the valley’s resources, particularly the parks and trails.
Public outreach; community organizing; community liaison; assist with fundraising; project planning; event planning; and coordination of project partners.
Mental Health America of Wisconsin
Agency serves women with history of substance abuse, and provides advocacy, treatment, supported housing and other services. Learn more about Meta House.
Manage recruitment, placement, and recognition of volunteers; coordinate volunteers for special events; develop lists and secure in-kind donations from individuals, groups and corporate donors; cultivate relationship with supporters through outreach methods including tours, written articles and social media.
Media relationships; newsletters; annual report; donor cultivation; update/develop marketing materials and website content; manage agency video project; manage Speaker’s Bureau; develop content/message of agency events; assist with public policy materials and legislative advocacy efforts, assist with grant writing.
Public relations; newsletters; annual report; news releases; donor cultivation; development/coordination of volunteer program.
Milwaukee Academy of Science
The mission of the Milwaukee Academy of Science, an exemplary leader in STEM education, is to graduate urban students prepared to compete successfully at the post-secondary level. Learn more about Milwaukee Academy of Science.
Milwaukee Center for Independence
Agency mission is to assist individuals and families with special needs. Services include work and vocational training programs that lead to competitive employment. Learn more about Milwaukee Center for Independence.
Develop and implement strategies to increase family engagement in the MCFI children’s programs; serve as liaison to the Parent to Parent program; identify opportunities for collaboration between MCFI children’s programs; work with volunteers.
Branding evaluation, implementation of new strategic plan, and various projects related to fund development and marketing.
Serve as a liaison between school and parents; attend monthly family-school meetings; assist with coordination and further development of recreational family/school activities; create/deliver newsletter that will inform, educate and involve families; assist with coordination of needs and assessments; assist with creation and implementation of a database for school’s collaborative and mentoring relationships
Research, analysis, and reporting for SEDA Program; grant research and writing; assist with curriculum training research and coordination.
Assist with program support; research and development; program coordination
Milwaukee Christian Center
MCC is a social service and community development agency, located on Milwaukee’s near south side. Services include senior adults program, emergency food pantry, various youth programs, neighborhood improvement project, and first-time juvenile offender program. Learn more about Milwaukee Christian Center.
Assist with development of an organization-wide communication strategy, focused on 4 key areas: social media; production of quarterly newsletter; website development; and support for marketing special events. Assist with special events and fundraisers.
Assist with graffiti removal and wheelchair ramp and lift programs; assist with/coordinate agency collaborations; project–related research, design, estimates, plans for city approval; serve as Kinnickinnic River project liaison; help develop NIP volunteer program; fund development, board development.
Develop and manage agency volunteer program (recruit, screen, match, coordinate, and track) and coordinate several annual special events.
Additional responsibilities for 2009: update volunteer brochure and handbook, develop and coordinate service learning volunteers, community presentations. This position transitioned to Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) Fellow in 2010.
Public relations; event coordination; quarterly newsletters; annual report; brochure revision; assist with additional development initiatives; manage volunteer applications.
Milwaukee College Prep
Milwaukee Community Justice Council
Working collaboratively to ensure a fair, efficient, and effective justice system that enhances public safety and quality of life in our community. Learn more about Milwaukee Community Justice Council.
Milwaukee County - Office of Equity (OOE)
OOE brings a higher level of leadership, expertise and accountability to advance the county’s strategic goals of creating intentional inclusion, bridging the gap and investing in equity to help fulfill this vision. It provides advice, guidance and technical assistance to county leaders, divisions, boards and commissions, and municipalities to analyze policies, programs and initiatives to advance a more equitable community. Learn more about OOE.
Milwaukee Excellence Charter School
Milwaukee Excellence is a 6th through 12th grade school serving 543 students in 6th - 10th grade. Is a tuition-free, public charter school approved by Milwaukee Public Schools, committed to putting all students on the path to college through rigorous curriculum that includes coding and computer science. The goal is 100% college acceptance for students. Learn more about Milwaukee Excellence.
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit homeownership ministry building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need. Learn more about Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
The mission of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is to further develop our vibrant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the greater Milwaukee area, thus improving the quality of life for all of us. The mission is supported by the Center’s leadership in community building, health promotion, advocacy, and communications. Learn more about the LGBT Community Center.
Fellow will support programming, fundraising, and business operations. The fellow will research potential sponsors, write funding proposals, and create marketing and promotional materials for programs.
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD)
The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional government agency that provides water reclamation and flood management services for about 1.1 million people in 28 communities in the Greater Milwaukee Area. Learn more about MMSD.
Milwaukee Public Library
MPL is an anchor institution that helps build healthy families and vibrant neighborhoods – the foundation of a strong Milwaukee. We help people read, learn, and connect. Learn more about Milwaukee Public Library.
Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation
Our mission is to protect, improve and advocate for water quality, riparian wildlife habitat, and sound land management in the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic River watersheds. Learn more about Milwaukee Riverkeeper.
Milwaukee Succeeds is building a new approach to education through collective impact. We believe that every sector has a role to play in educating our children, and that through collaboration and a focus on data-driven continuous improvement, we can and will do better. We advance Strive's four principles of collective impact: shared community vision, evidence-based decision making, collaborate action, and investment and sustainability. Learn more about Milwaukee Succeeds.
Milwaukee Teacher Education Center
Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
Building a vibrant future for our youth and community through education and involvement in the performing arts by establishing an environment in which young people and adults can be inspired by each other’s work and creativity. Learn more about Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.
Work on a variety of strategic communications, public relations, and branding initiatives, including: manage website; manage social media; create and distribute quarterly newsletter; media relations; develop communications, marketing and public relations plans for MYAC events; measure analytics.
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO)
MYSO empowers young people from diverse backgrounds to joyfully pursue musical excellence while building crucial life skills. Learn more about MYSO.
Develop and refine business skills essential to the successful management of MYSO. Website marketing – refresh content and improve navigation. Help install online ticketing platform. Develop social media marketing strategies, content development for Facebook and Instagram. Quarterly newsletter and storytelling duties.
Agency was founded in the settlement house tradition, and offers a wide variety of social, educational, and recreational programs for individuals from infancy through older adulthood. Learn more about Neighborhood House.
Assist with database management, data analysis, reports; monitor grant calendar, assist with grant compliance and fundraising efforts; plan and lead workshops; research and develop community resource materials, build relationships and partnerships with surrounding businesses, organizations, nonprofits to support ILC and refugee students.
Volunteer orientations and trainings; recruitment, placement, and coordination; maintain volunteer resources and data collection; coordinate volunteer appreciation; fundraise for volunteer support. Other responsibilities to be assigned based on Fellow’s learning goals and skill set.
Grant research, proposal writing, gift and donation processing, data management, reporting and other communications projects, and various outreach activities.
Fund development, grant writing, organizing grants process and calendar; assist with maximizing fundraising database system and development of annual fundraising plan. Additional duties may include: write, edit, and develop marketing materials such as newsletters, brochures; assist with special events planning and execution; assist with capital campaign.
Next Door provides early childhood education in Milwaukee, helping children and families build a brighter future filled with opportunity and success. Learn more about Next Door.
Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee
Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee is a catalyst promoting the interests and enhancing the effectiveness of the nonprofit sector in southeast Wisconsin.
Our Next Generation
PEAK's mission is to bring out the limitless potential in young leaders through extraordinary experiences and nurturing relationships.
Support the roll out of the program evaluation.
Refreshing organizational brand, design, and marketing elements to create lasting impression.
Support the development of an intentional Family Engagement Program.
Aid in data management to better analyze stakeholder impact.
Planning Council for Health and Human Services
This nonprofit is no longer operational.
River Revitalization Foundation
The mission of the River Revitalization Foundation is to establish a parkway for public access, walkways, recreation and education, bordering the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic rivers; to use the rivers to revitalize surrounding neighborhoods; and to improve water quality. Learn more about River Revitalization Foundation.
Rosalie Manor (now integrated with Pathfinders)
Learn more about Rosalie Manor (now integrated with Pathfinders)
Safe & Sound
Safe & Sound’s mission is to unite residents, youth, law enforcement and community resources to build safe and empowered neighborhoods. Learn more about Safe & Sound
SaintA provides innovative family-centered care and educational services that embrace diversity and empower children, families, and adults to improve the quality of their lives. We are a dynamic provider advancing foster care, education and mental health services. Learn more about SaintA (formerly St. Aemilian-Lakeside).
Conducting research and writing issue briefs, co-facilitating partner meetings, develop “advocacy page” on website, develop issue experts who can be media trained or participate in advocacy events, monitor legislative issues of importance to SaintA, and support voter engagement efforts.
Will be a part of the Marketing and Communication team, contributing to agency-wide marketing strategy. Includes planning, organizing, implementing and supporting internal and external communications, such as newsletters, stories for web, social media, and media releases. Contribute to brand building and development.
Work with and report to Director of Quality Improvement. Implement the program satisfaction survey process, conduct in-depth data analysis, conduct special projects as assigned around Trauma Informed Care, and work with various agency compliance projects.
Conduct grant proposal research to identify new sources of funding for existing programs and new initiatives; special event coordination; community outreach; assist with marketing efforts and research.
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy is a K4-12 non-denominational Christian school located on Milwaukee’s south side. The school is a student-centered environment where young learners take ownership of their education not only in academics, but also physical health, creativity, and faith. Learn more about St. Augustine Preparatory Academy.
St. Camillus provides services to the poor, the sick and the elderly with a sense of compassion and love. Learn more about St. Camillus.
St. Joan Antida High School
St. Joan Antida High School is a Catholic high school, sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida, which serves a culturally and economically diverse student population, shaping and challenging the minds of today's young women. Learn more about St. Joan Antida High School.
Assist with: all aspects of admissions and recruitment process; manage social media, correspondence; manage student events; advertising and marketing; increase quality of promotions and admission strategies; monitor K-8 and middle school constituents.
Teach theology classes, assist the Coordinator of Student and School Culture with special projects, and assist with Campus Ministry.
St. Joseph Academy
St. Joseph Academy is sponsored by the Felician Sisters, an organization that has been in Milwaukee for nearly 140 years. Their vision is to be the premier early childhood education center and K4-5th grade elementary school on Milwaukee’s south side. Learn more about St. Joseph Academy.
Assist the development manager in four main areas: policy development, grant research and development, community issues and resources, and program execution.
St. Rose Youth and Family Center
Learn more about St. Rose Youth and Family Center.
Community-based health and human services agency that supports socially and economically disadvantaged people set and achieve goals that promote self-sufficiency and improve their lives. The program approach integrates the physical, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of each individual. This nonprofit is no longer operational.
Plan and implement systems to energize and streamline existing programs.
Seton Catholic Schools
Seton Catholic Schools is a collaborative network of Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic elementary schools providing the highest caliber academic and spiritual formation programs for all students. Learn more about Seton Catholic Schools.
SHARP Literacy, Inc.
SHARP partners with educators to foster a love of learning and brighten children’s futures through innovative STEAM-based experiential programs. Learn more about SHARP Literacy.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center
Learn more about Silver Spring Neighborhood Center.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
Sixteenth Street’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of Milwaukee and surrounding communities, by providing quality, patient-centered, family-based health care, health education and social services, free from linguistic, cultural and economic barriers. Learn more about Sixteenth Street Community Health Center.
Sojourner Family Peace Center
Learn more about Sojourner Family Peace Center.
The Ability Center
The Ability Center's mission is to provide people impacted by disabilities with a daily opportunity to be fit, active, healthy, and to play. The organization's goal is to provide a higher quality of life for people of all abilities by transforming greater Milwaukee into the most universally inclusive recreation destination in the world. Learn more about The Ability Center.
TransCenter for Youth
Agency provides high quality educational programs that allow “at risk” youth to become productive adults and responsible community members. Learn more about TransCenter for Youth.
Assist, coordinate, sustain and evaluate PA program; train coaches; community outreach; develop and coordinate service learning program; coach student PA and academic projects, assist with grant writing; reporting.
Urban Economic Development Association (UEDA)
UEDA facilitates effective cross-sector collaboration and strengthens individual and organizational capacity in Wisconsin’s community and economic development sector. Learn more about UEDA.
United Community Center
Agency serves Hispanics and near south side residents of all ages; programs are in the areas of education, cultural arts, recreation, community development, and health and human services. Learn more about United Community Center.
United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM)
The agency mission is to strengthen city neighborhoods by combining and enhancing the assets of partner agencies to improve the quality of life for urban families. Partner agencies are Agape Community Center, COA Youth and Family Centers, Journey House, Milwaukee Christian Center, Neighborhood House, Next Door Foundation, Northcott Neighborhood House, and Silver Spring Neighborhood Center. Learn more about United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM).
United Methodist Children’s Service of WI, Inc.
Provides supportive services and housing to the residents of the Washington Park neighborhood for more than 30 years. Learn more about United Methodist Children's Service of WI.
Key tasks include resident relations and community building, resource referrals and information campaigns, neighborhood outreach, marketing and leasing, administrative support for prospective housing applicants, tax credit compliance review and income verification, fundraising and grant writing, housing related accounting assistance, volunteer group coordination and liaison with community partners and government housing agencies.
Urban Ecology Center
UEC Environmental Community Centers: provide outdoor science education for urban youth; protect and use public natural areas, making them safe, accessible and vibrant; preserve and enhance these natural areas and their surrounding waters; promote community by offering resources that support learning, recreation, stewardship and camaraderie. Learn more about Urban Ecology Center.
Web-based event management system; develops internal and external communications; develops and implements membership growth plan; and conducts various media, marketing, and event coordination projects.
Coordinate the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum project, scheduled to open in September 2013. manage scheduling of critical path timeline; coordinate and assist with fundraising efforts; keep records and prepare project documents; coordinate meetings associated with the project, complete periodic progress reports and coordinate preparation of other communications materials related to the project; manage volunteers; support real estate, construction, and design team efforts.
Extension’s mission is to connect people with the University of Wisconsin. We teach, learn, lead and serve, transforming lives and communities. Learn more about UW-Madison Extention.
Agency provides services for the blind and visually impaired, including: recreation, housing, retail, job skills training, rehabilitation services, information dissemination, volunteerism & advocacy/legislative services. Learn more about Vision Forward.
Program development; outreach; marketing; budgeting; communications; marketing; work with business plans; development of new collaborations; advocacy research; assist with annual report, brochures, and mailings. Focus for 2009-11: assist with agency merger, assist with capital campaign and grant writing.
Assist with the development and implementation of employment and children’s programming.
Duties similar to Program Development Director, above, and include assisting with development of speaker’s bureau. Communications Coordinator (2008-10)
Report to marketing director; implement agency marketing efforts, develop new communication initiatives; assist with grants and fundraising activities and speaker’s bureau.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp
Learn more about Walnut Way Conservation Corp.
Wisconsin Humane Society
Learn more about Wisconsin Humane Society.
Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP/BIG STEP)
Agency mission is to enhance the ability of private sector organizations to recruit and develop a more diverse, qualified workforce in construction, manufacturing and emerging sectors of the regional economy. Learn more about Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP/BIG STEP).
Assist in developing industry needs assessments, identifying the necessary skills-based curriculum options for skills training, and process mapping how WRTP/BIG STEP can build pipeline opportunities for Milwaukee’s underserved populations to career opportunities at no cost to the individual and with post-employment support services. Fellows research will inform programming, community partnerships, education training, and in-demand career pathways.
YWCA of Southeast Wisconsin
YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s commitment is to lasting, meaningful change. Our programs and services – from advancing resources for women and their families to eliminating barriers that perpetuate racial injustice – are woven together through focus areas shared by YWCA’s nationwide: racial justice, economic empowerment, and health & safety. Learn more about YWCA of Southeast Wisconsin.
Example Roles and Responsibilities
Advocacy and Outreach Fellow
Fellow will be a key partner in the development of the YWCA SEW’s advocacy and outreach plan to engage elected officials, policymakers, grassroots organizations and ally advocates as it relates to YWCA’s health, economic, safety, racial and gender justice priorities at the state and local level. Through research and relationship building, will support building strong external and internal communication, information sharing and creative storytelling to address organizational and systems level change.
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC)
The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s (WSBC) mission is to advance sustainable principles and practices forward through the power of business. Learn more about Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC).
Zilber Family Foundation
The Zilber Family Foundation supports nonprofit organizations to address basic human needs and help ensure personal safety; increase access to social and economic opportunity; and improve the quality of life in city neighborhoods. Learn more about Zilber Family Foundation.