Current Opportunities

Future 5 Student Advocate – Full Time

Located at 135 Atlantic Street Stamford, CT Future 5 empowers motivated, low-income high school students.  With 70+ volunteers Future 5 runs workshops and programs that prepare and connect students to post-secondary education, careers, and ultimately financial independence. Future 5 has served over 500 students since 2009, has a 100% HS graduation rate, and 86% are the first generation to go to college.

The ideal candidate should be high energy, enjoy working with motivated high school students, enjoy hands on projects, field trips and making connections with the Stamford community. This job is ideal for a recent college graduate and those with one or two-year work experience.

Working closely with the Future 5’s Director of Students, this individual will help facilitate workshops, assist in general day-to-day operations. The Student Advocate will collaborate with the Future 5 staff and assist in the management of the Future 5 student experience. The job will be customized to play to the strengths of the ideal candidate.

Qualifications:

  • Must enjoy working with high school students
  • Self-starter with ability to initiate projects
    Positive, outgoing personality, high energy
  • Extroverted
    Good people and communication skills
    Willing to take on new tasks and opportunities
    Must have a valid CT driver’s license and a clean driving record (you may be asked to use your personal vehicle to transport student members)
  • Must be a college graduate
  • Spanish-speaking a plus (bilingual)

Future 5 offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K and three weeks vacation to start.

Please submit resume/LinkedIn profile to: careers@futurefive.org