The Hub Zürich WWF Fellow on Climate Change & Sustainability

The Hub Zürich WWF Fellow on Climate Change & Sustainability
Zürich, Switzerland
Deadline: 12 December 2010
Website: www.hubzurich.org

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Hub Zürich Fellowship Program empowers driven entrepreneurs to successfully implement their ideas by leveraging the Hub’s diverse and supportive community of changemakers. Its close partnerships with WWF Switzerland, Ashoka Switzerland and selected network partners support our outstanding Fellows to multiply their impact for society and environment. The Program offers a living stipend, seed funding, unlimited access to the Hub Zürich and the global Hub Network as well as exclusive coaching and mentoring services.

WHO MAY APPLY
ndividuals and teams of two or three persons older than 18 and from any nationality are eligible. However, applicants must take care of their work permit for Switzerland themselves.

Please note that the Fellowship is not meant to be an exclusive source of support. We encourage our future fellows to seek or already have additional funding to grow and accelerate. But now the interesting stuff:

We are thrilled to receive applications from individuals and small teams (1-3 persons) who are

* entrepreneurial
* collaborative
* passionate about positive change

The proposed ideas and projects need to

* be innovative
* effectively tackle one of the big environmental challenges of our time
* be sustainable, including financial viability

REQUIREMENTS
n order to ensure the impact of the Hub Zürich WWF Fellow, the fellow will be required to:

* Finalize a full business plan within the first six weeks of the Fellowship year
* Provide a written impact report at the end of the year
* Single applicants must make a full commitment (min. 30 hours per week) to the organization’s development for one year, teams of two or three persons may adjust accordingly
* Provide monthly updates of your amazing initiative (e.g through a video blog, blog post, or similar)
* Pro-active engagement within the Hub Zürich community

BENEFITS
The Hub Zürich WWF Fellow will receive:

* 1x “Hub Unlimited” membership at the Hub Zürich (or 2x “Hub 100” or 3x “Hub 50” if you are a team of two or three respectively)
* CHF 10.000 seed capital after finalizing the business plan
* CHF 24.000 living stipend paid in quarterly installments
* Mentoring relationship with the WWF Switzerland
* Professional coaching with Ashoka Switzerland and its partners
* Peer-to-peer support within the Hub
* Access to the global Hub Network
* The quality label “Hub Zürich Fellow”
* Becoming part of the Hub Zürich hosting circle
* Possibility to organize workshops and events at the Hub Zürich
* Access to an exclusive Hub Fellow Alumni circle

After the Fellowhsip year, Hub Zurich will support you on your next steps with our network partners and funders

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