Kinship Conversation Fellows – Environmental Leadership Program 2014

Deadline: January 27, 2014

Take your leadership skills to the next level with the Kinship Conversation Fellows Program taking place from June 29-July 30, 2014 at Bellingham, WA. Kinship Conservation Fellows is a ground-breaking environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based solutions to environmental problems.

Kinship Foundation is looking for conservation leaders with five years of experience, who are deeply committed to conservation, involved with the implementation of market-based approaches to solve environmental problems, and ready to be part of an expanding community of global leaders.  Apply today to join our dynamic group of conservation leaders and shape the future of conservation practice.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to be considered for the program, applicants will need first to meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a minimum of a four-year college degree (or its overseas equivalent)
  • Have a minimum of five years relevant work experience after your degree
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English
  • Be a conservation practitioner (rather than an academic or researcher)

Selection Criteria

Applicants who meet the above requirements will be evaluated in the following areas:

  • Proposed project viability and appropriateness
  • Leadership potential
  • Potential contribution to the month-long program and to an ongoing community of leaders
  • A proposed project describing an environmental issue related to your work and your plans for developing a solution using market approaches will be a key part of your application.

Kinship Fellows are entrepreneurial and results-oriented. Successful applicants will be familiar with business and economic principles and be in a work environment where these principles can be integrated with conservation work. Eighteen applicants will be selected to participate.

For the 2013 Kinship Conservation Fellows brochure, click here.

For more information, click here.