Island Fellowship

Island Fellow - Vinalhaven

The Island Institute is looking for an energetic, recent college graduate with interest in living and working in a year-round island community for two years as the Vinalhaven Fellow.  The Fellow will work with the Vinalhaven School and Partners in Island Education on parent outreach and after school programing, researching models for extended learning programing, developing ways to increase parent and student engagement in school, and creating opportunities for school-community collaborations.

The Island Fellow receives an annual compensation of $15,000 each year based on a 30-hour work week.  On island housing is provided including utilities. Fellows are also eligible for paid vacation, health insurance, disability insurance, and professional development training.

Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree and be within five years of graduation.  They also must be able to travel by boat.

Download the application here:  2016 Island Fellow Application

Based in Rockland, Maine, the Island Institute is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity "at-will" employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities based upon an individual's ability and qualifications. We do not discriminate against people on the basis of race, citizenship, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, mental or physical disability.


Campaign Manager

The Island Institute seeks a campaign manager to lead the implementation and completion of a comprehensive campaign. The campaign manager will play a key role in working closely with the Island Institute’s president, vice president of development, board of trustees, external campaign counsel, and others to execute a fundraising plan that invites support from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.

See details and download the application here: Campaign Manager

Major Gifts Officer

The Island Institute seeks a major gift officer to help lead the growth of philanthropic revenue from individual donors. The major gift officer will work closely with the vice president of development and the president with support from a development associate. Key responsibilities include the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of individual donors towards the attainment of the organization’s annual and long-range fundraising goals.

See details and download the application here: Major Gifts Officer