The Columbus Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program provides a select group of college students the opportunity to work in Columbus area nonprofit organizations during the summer months. All Fellows are required to work full-time as designated by their host organization. In addition, Fellows attend a weekly seminar highlighting key organizations and programs conducted in the local nonprofit and public sectors.
Selected nonprofits for 2012:
AIDS Resource Center Ohio
The Fellow will assist in managing the preparations for the 2012 Central Ohio AIDSWalk & 5K Run and Art For Life 2012; the Fellow will meet specific outcomes in solidifying donors and participants.
Broad Street Presbyterian Church
The Fellow will research options to make the Broad Street Food Pantry more eco-friendly, volunteer friendly, and transportation friendly for clients–emphasizing reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Columbus Coalition for the Homeless
The Fellow will revise and update the Streetcard and prepare it for publication in Spanish and Somali, and research and complete a written report identifying a potential start up venture to employ homeless persons.
King Arts Complex
The Fellow will develop and implement youth art programming, market the KAC Kids Gallery, incorporate the financial literacy curriculum, and assist in grass roots promotion of a summer concert series.
Community Development for All People
The Fellow will suggest, develop, and implement media and social media outreach, marketing, and branding for CD4AP, National Freestore Network, and the Training Center.
Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio
The Fellow will assist in developing evaluative tools, recommendations for improvement, and a final report for a pilot summer recreation program.
Godman Guild Association
The Fellow will assist in the production of communication tools including an annual report, bi-annual newsletter, holiday campaign, and annual meeting materials, as well as offer fresh concepts for these tools.
The Homeless Families Foundation
The Fellow will complete a transportation feasibility study, and offer three potential solutions to concerns, cost breakdowns, and implementation strategies for the Dowd Education Center clients.
The Fellow will participate in planning meetings, grant reporting, resource identification, research, and the creation of a published document for the Circle 77 Community Food Cooperative.
Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks
The Fellow will lead the collection of data, stories, and pictures to compile an extensive end-of-program report for the OASHF Summer Food Service program sites with AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers.
Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM)
The Fellow will serve as a leader of one lunch club site, maintaining and improving the standards, attendance, and positive relationships with participants and the site owner.