Exciting Career Opportunities!

Shooting Stars Foundation is a NGO focuses on education with the belief that we can break the cycle of poverty through education. We have powerful stories where the volunteers and community members work together to create opportunities and improve the quality of life of deserving students. We focus on giving leadership skills and training to youth volunteers who design fundraising programs, raise funds, and create opportunities to educate under privileged college students around the world.

Currently we educate about 350 scholars in 8 countries in the fields of STEM / Engineering / Medicine / Finance*.We have a distinctive confidence building / mentorship program that focuses on a holistic approach for the betterment of a student’s life rather than just helping financially – Our goal is to sponsor 1000 students by 2023 !*

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is service minded and passionate about contributing to the community, at the same time creating a career out of it. 

Shooting Stars Foundation
US Based NGO  (501C3 Tax exempt Org)
www.shooting-stars-foundation.org

Position Title : NEBULA PROGRAM MANAGER - Volunteer with stipend
Time Frame- Minimum 6 months – Mar 2021 – Sep 2021
Stipend - USD 500-750 per month (Full time)
US Based NGO  (501C3 Tax exempt Org)
www.shooting-stars-foundation.org
Our fundraising platform is Nebula Youth Camps - www.nebulayouthcamps.org

Full time preferred – Part  time will be considered

Responsibilities

Lead and manage program initiatives of Nebula Youth Camp – Current camps have been running for 2 years. Our Flagship Programs are : Incubator, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Hackathon

  1. Finalize Curriculum and Dates of the camp ( Current playbook available)
  2. Co-ordinate coaches and availability
  3. Execute marketing strategies – Email/ social media campaigns
  4. Manage registrations of students and communication
  5. Execute the camps beginning May 2021
  6. Close out the camps with surveys and thank you notes
  7. Report / Dashboard Camp progress / success / social media updates
  8. Maintain a playbook of the entire execution of the camp end to end
  9. Train additional adult and youth volunteers to execute the camp as a team

Requirements

  • Interns or experienced professionals can apply
  • 2+ years’ experience in managing similar projects – right from conception to marketing to people co-ordination to execution to closing out projects to reporting
  • Rising Senior – Undergraduate or Masters or Fresh Graduates ok (Marketing / Technology / Management major preferred )
  • Experience Working with youth / working in educational camps -  a huge plus
  • Passion for community service, especially in the field of education
  • Good communication skills to maintain relationships with members of the organization and respond to their requests regularly.
  • Excellent Working knowledge of Google Drive / Excel / Word / Email etc
  • Attitude of Push to Close

Position Title : PROGRAM CO-ORDINATOR
Full Time / Online
4+ years experience
Salary – 20-25K INR

Responsibilities

Lead and manage program initiatives such as scholar process end to end. Scholar Process consists of

  • Identifying relevant scholars in India
  • Manage the entire approval process including interviews / reference checks
  • Manage payments to all scholars on a yearly basis
  • Complete/Verify needed documentation
  • Manage periodic touch points with scholars
  • Training / Internship / Placement opportunities for scholars
  • Periodic reporting to donors and management
  • Manage Alumni relations and process

Be pro-active and institute new initiatives / projects / processes / systems and oversee end to end

Requirements

  • 4+ years experience in similar NGO with similar operational goals
  • Or 4+ years in Tech or other fields with excellent project management experience – and now willing to switch to NGO
  • This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to switch from the IT Community and impact the world !
  • Passion for community service, especially in the field of education
  • Degree holder – Engineering / Social Work / MBA
  • Excellent project management skills, very detailed oriented, push to close attitude
  • Excellent English language skills – both written and spoken – proficient in other languages in India is an advantage
  • Good communication skills to maintain relationships with members of the organization and respond to their requests regularly.
  • Working knowledge of Google Drive / Excel / Word / Email etc
  • Own a laptop or system at home with internet connection - Online work / Telephone work etc
  • Home based is ok – if above qualifications are met
  • At least 6 hours a week to interact with USA counterparts – Timings to match (evening or morning hours)

Location - India, Telecommute/ Work From Home

To Apply: Please send an email to support@sstarsfoundation.org  with (1) A cover letter (2) A detailed resume pointing to the requirements above (3) 2 professional references with contact info (4) How did you hear about this opportunity !

Position Title : DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - FULL TIME/ ONLINE

Responsibilities

  1. Lead and manage program initiatives such as scholar process end to end. Scholar Process consists of
    • Identifying relevant scholars in India as well as other countries (if needed)
    • Manage the entire approval process including interviews / reference checks
    • Manage payments to all scholars on a yearly basis
    • Complete/Verify needed documentation
    • Manage periodic touch points with scholars
    • Training / Internship / Placement opportunities for scholars
    • Periodic reporting to donors and management
    • Manage Alumni relations and process
  2. Innovate and optimize resource mobilization and process /systems
  3. Any and all related activities surrounding the NGO presence in India     
    • Content contribution to website and social media for India activities
    • Corporate CSR activities needed
    • New strategies and innovation needed to scale the organization
  4. Manage a small team of paid employees and volunteers* to deliver the above tasks
  5. Miscellaneous activities as the organization scales

Requirements

  • Some level of IT Project Management experience a MUST
  • 10+ years’ experience in similar NGO with similar operational goals
  • Or 10+ years in Tech or other fields with excellent project management experience – and now willing to switch to NGO – Excellent opportunity to switch
  • This is a hands-on as well as management and strategy position
  • Passion for community service, especially in the field of education
  • Degree holder – Engineering / MBA / Marketing
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent English language skills – both written and spoken – proficient in other languages in India is an advantage
  • Experience with Salesforce.com
  • Good communication skills to maintain relationships with members of the organization and respond to their requests regularly.
  • Excellent Working knowledge of Google Drive / Excel / Word / Email etc
  • Own a laptop or system at home with internet connection - Online work / Telephone work etc
  • At least 6-8 hours a week to interact with USA counterparts – Timings to match (evening or morning hours)
  • Attitude of Push to Close

Location - India, Telecommute/ Work From Home

Remuneration - Around 60K - 70K INR per month

To Apply: Please send an email to support@sstarsfoundation.org  with (1) A cover letter (2) A detailed resume pointing to the requirements above (3) 2 professional references with contact info (4) How did you hear about this opportunity !