Del Mar Encore Fellow with Learn to Earn Dayton

The Dayton Foundation
June 20, 2022
1401 S Main Street, Suite 100, Dayton, OH
$25,000 Annual Stipend
Special Work Hours Requirements
Part-time, flexible hours
Time Frame - Start
Time Frame - End


The purpose of this Fellowship is to help Learn to Earn Dayton explore how housing challenges faced by families in the Northwest Dayton Partnership footprint affect educational outcomes, and to identify opportunities for integrating housing into education policies and practice.

The work of the Fellow may include:

  • Research on the intersection of education and housing
  • Engaging with families and students to understand their housing needs
  • Developing a plan for Learn to Earn Dayton’s support for housing equity work over a multi-year period.
  • Helping to define the role that Learn to Earn Dayton could play in helping residents understand and access housing resources
  • Creating strategies for providing families and students with financial literacy education, credit repair, or family coaching
  • Coordinating with partner organizations and community members
  • Recommending policy positions on housing matters


Four-year college degree and a minimum of five years job-related experience at the professional, management, or executive level. Demonstrated success in project management and implementation. Excellent personal and group communication skills. Comfortable working with a diverse population. Understanding of and/or experience in research design and implementation is desired. Candidates may possess any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Preferred qualified candidate is a retired professional, older adult with a respected career and community record. Working style must fit with that of Host Organization. This position also requires access to reliable transportation.

Skill Sets / Certifications / Degrees Required

  • Ability to foster and maintain positive working relationships with TDF and Host Organization staff, Fellows, and volunteers
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Experience in or knowledge of housing, real estate, education, community development or social services helpful, but not required
  • Ability to lead and partner with people from diverse backgrounds, ages, and experiences
  • Understands the critical role of data in decision-making
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment and with community partners
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work assignments to meet timelines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work without close supervision; highly motivated and self-directed to complete program goals and responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software applications, as position requires
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • As with all nonprofit work, patience and a sense of humor are valuable assets
Only Silver is Gold members can apply for opportunities.

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