More than 150 Echoing Green Fellows gathered in Joburg for the 2015 All Fellows Conference to refine and re-energize their leadership. Here's what we learned.
Social Impact Jobs June 2014
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As I reflect on the growth of Echoing Green as an organization, I can't help but think about our Fellows' and friends' high-impact organizations, all of us in search of our newest team members. I ponder what their staff meetings are like, what energy teems through their office spaces, and I even imagine conversations taking place in the field. Envisioning other contexts where people are addressing the world's problems in diverse ways can be thrilling and inspiring. This is an especially powerful exercise when the organizations you contemplate are transforming the social sector in incredibly innovative ways. It's hard not to want to be a part of that.
My willingness to imagine what growth looks like in multiple contexts allows me to bring my most open self to work, joining my colleagues as we strive to do our work on a greater, deeper scale with each passing day. I put it to you to use your imaginination as part of your job search. There's a lot of variety in the list below; where is it that you will find the place that's right for you and good for the world? Discover yourself in the many possible answers to that question. Use this to help you be bold and offer your talents to the place where you believe you can elevate your impact. When we give ourselves permission to consider different perspectives and opportunities, we throw open the gates to the biggest, boldest change.
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