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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fellow

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Washington, DC, USAWashingtonDCUSA
Full-time

In 2018 Save the Children US established the Diversity and Inclusion Council (D&I Council) to strengthen diversity throughout the agency’s workforce, integrate equity across all aspects of our organization, and promote a culture of inclusiveness to foster a more collaborative and supportive work environment.

Areas of Responsibility: 

The Diversity and Inclusion Fellow will specifically work with the Culture subgroup of the Council, Human Resources and collaborate with other subgroups as well as relevant staff across the Agency, to support the development of the SCUS 2019-2021 Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Strategy.

This includes:

  • Conduct desk research and synthesize findings on best practices in D&I
  • Synthesize relevant Save the Children information to inform activities under the Strategy
  • Support the development and finalization of the strategy based on research and consultation with members of the D&I Council
  • Support stakeholder mapping and input gathering on the draft strategy
  • Support the development of an internal communication plan to enhance the uptake and implementation of the DEI strategy by all divisions across the Agency
Educational Background: 
Preferred: candidate currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a Master’s program
Skills/Experience: 
  • The Diversity and Inclusion Fellow is selected based on the following values and core competencies:
  • Understands diversity, equity and inclusion concepts: Demonstrates an advanced understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion concepts, and articulates such concepts to enhance others’ understanding.
  • Promotes knowledge sharing on diversity, equity and inclusion: Fosters and seeks out learning and sharing of knowledge related to this area of expertise.
  • Values diversity, equity and inclusion and articulates the value it brings to the organization
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Overview
Headquarters: 
Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1964
About Us
Mission: 

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jan 2 2019
Active Until: 
Feb 2 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US
industry: 
Nonprofit