This is a 3-6 month temporary position (starting in November) to support CARE’s Scale X Design Accelerator, our internal capacity-building program to support scaling of innovation solutions. For more about Scale X Design, visit:

The position will include support and coaching to the 15 accelerator teams, fundraising activities and general operations. The position must cover support for the Scale x Design bootcamp and Challenge events, which will take place in January and February in Atlanta and San Francisco. The position will support the design, execution and coordination of the these events in collaboration with the SxD Program Officer and other colleagues on the Innovation, Fundraising, Events and Marketing Teams. Depending on the skills of the candidate, additional duties could include facilitation, curriculum development, monitoring and evaluation, and/or communications.

Required: Prepare for, coordinate and support execution of Scale x Design Bootcamp and Challenge events:
This position will support the design and preparation for the Atlanta-based “bootcamp” training program for the 15 accelerator teams, including designing sessions and coordinating partners, facilitators, coaches and mentors to lead sessions (with innovation team members); logistics and operations of bootcamp (with program officer and admin services); execution the week of, and potential facilitation roles for sessions. The position will also support the Scale X Design challenge/pitch event in Atlanta (February 1st) and subsequent events in and San Francisco (with CARE’s fundraising and marketing teams leading)

Required: Coaching and supporting accelerator teams.
This position will coach and support the 15 accelerator teams, including: Supporting teams to create business model canvases and pitches in preparation for the challenge; Facilitate mentor, advisor and resource matching for teams’ top needs (this will be following an existing plan for each team), trouble-shooting and problem solving as needs arise.

Required: Fundraising:
This position will: respond to fundraising opportunities as they arise, meet with potential donors and partners, draft concept notes and proposals, and support the creation of communications materials as needed.

Possible based on qualifications: This position could include curriculum development, facilitation of trainings, and/or building out additional pro bono and mentorship partnerships and platforms. SxD plans to develop 1-4 new “labs” this year, on topics such as business models and plans, impact investing, marketing to the BoP, scaling with the public sector and scaling through social enterprise strategies. This position could co-create materials with partners and consultants, serve as a trainer for various topics. The position could support the development of pro bono partnership and mentorship opportunities and platforms.

Possible based on qualifications: This position could include monitoring and evaluation, communications and/or learning and knowledge management product and platform creation. Scale x Design uses a combination of outcome mapping and routine data collection to monitor or impact. This position could support the development of further M&E tools and/or data analysis and synthesis. This position could include development of new communications and knowledge management products (reports, articles, media) or supporting the development of KM platforms and systems.

Can be based anywhere with flexibility to travel
Please email Whitney Adams at to apply