ASHOKA IS RECRUITING!
Venture and Fellowship Volunteer Opportunity at Ashoka UK
We are looking for an entrepreneurial, bright and details-oriented individual with a passion for social entrepreneurship and innovation to join our team for 4 months. The role will primarily involve working on Ashoka’s core programmes, Venture (the search and selection of leading social entrepreneurs in the UK) and Fellowship (supporting elected Fellows through connections, strategy, communications and events). The Venture process involves carrying out careful research into potential Fellows, and presenting detailed background information in a persuasive format about the strongest candidates. Fellowship activities involve organising events, logistics, building community and brokering partnerships. Click here for more information and here to apply by Monday 5th January.
Education Volunteer Opportunity at Ashoka UK
We are looking for an entrepreneurial, bright and details-oriented individual with a passion for social entrepreneurship and innovation to join our team for 4 months. The role will primarily involve working on Ashoka’s Changemaker Schools programme – the search and selection of leading education institutions which prioritise empathy and changemaking as student outcomes. The activities associated with this role involve carrying out careful research on nominated primary and secondary schools, research and outreach to education related media and events organisation. Click here for more information and here to apply by Monday 5th January.
Fundraising and Partnerships Volunteer Opportunity at Ashoka UK
We are looking for an entrepreneurial, bright and organised Fundraising and Partnerships Volunteer with an interest in the social entrepreneurship sector. The successful applicant will be working with the fundraising and partnerships team to strengthen the fundraising process and help implement some of Ashoka’s partnerships. This is a great opportunity to gain an overview of Ashoka’s Fellows, activities and programmes as well as get involved in pitching projects and managing tools and pipeline for efficient fundraising. Click here for more information and here to apply by Monday 5th January.
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Why work at Ashoka? Take it from our leaders. This is why a few Ashokans love being part of this creative, driven, worldwide team of teams:
Whether you work in India, Brazil or DC, whether you are a recent graduate or beginning your encore career, and whether you are launching a new idea or growing our legacy, you will inevitably identify innovative people and ideas, create influential trust networks, and mobilize those networks for lasting change.
Specifically, Ashoka is recruiting senior leaders who will do things like:
Ashoka is always seeking creative doers with a habit of reshaping the world in significant ways, whether they launched their own organizations or made change inside them.
Ashoka’s staff selection process is modeled on its Fellow selection process and strives to deeply understand a person and his or her story, and – of course – to introduce a candidate to Ashoka’s story. A candidate can expect to speak with roughly five to ten Ashoka staff members through three phases of a selection process, including some of its senior leadership. The first step is this short application below – we look forward to knowing you.
"Ashoka is full of really smart and dedicated people from all over the world who understand the importance of social entrepreneurship and the historical moment where social entrepreneurship needs to be understood in its fullest sense." - Bill Carter, Vice President for Africa Program at Ashoka
"Ashoka doesn’t believe in hierarchy or bureaucracy. ... It translates into the freedom to be creative, the freedom to be innovative, and the freedom to be empowered." - Beverly Schwartz, Vice President of Ashoka
"Ashoka is a home for entrepreneurs, a place where you can come and create." - Sachin Malhan, Director of Product for Ashoka Changemakers
"Ashoka is a strategic companion for social entrepreneurs and changemakers all around the world. … Ashoka thinks strategically, collaborates with various partners, and works in a team of teams manner even within the Ashoka community itself to be flexible and innovative." - Hae-young Lee, Country Representative of Ashoka Korea