The Draper Richards Foundation provides selected social entrepreneurs with funding of $100,000 annually for three years. The funds are specifically and solely for entrepreneurs starting new non-profit organizations. The Draper Richards Fellowships are highly selective. We only award six fellowships per year so we can fully engage with our portfolio of grantee organizations.
GREEN JOBS SPOTLIGHT: Program/Office Assistant for Institute for Sustainable Communities – Washington D.C.
The Program/Office Assistant provides program, administrative and communications support for the various DC-based programs of ISC. The assistant will conduct research, attend meetings, prepare correspondence, presentations, and other communications material, perform general clerical and receptionist functions, and manage facilities, equipment and systems to ensure an effective and efficient work environment. To succeed in this position, the incumbent must be extremely organized, have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people, and be a strategic thinker and proactive problem solver. The person must have general administrative experience and be able to intuitively know and understand work priorities, workflow, and be able to anticipate actions needed to support the programs.