Sarit Wishnevski

Sarit Wishnevski

Passionate Changemaker

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Sarit Wishnevski's Overview

Current
  • Steering Committee Member at PresenTense
Past
  • Program Administrator for Family, Teen, & College Volunteers at DOROT
  • Program Assistant at DOROT
  • Engagement Associate at Hillel
  • Intern at CAJE
Education
Connections

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Sarit Wishnevski's Summary

Specialties

Volunteer management, program management, creative programming,engagement and retention strategies.

Sarit Wishnevski's Experience

Steering Committee Member

PresenTense

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

September 2013Present (1 year 1 month) New York, NY

PresenTense engages and inspires the most creative minds of the generation, investing in their ideas and energy to revitalize the Jewish community. PresenTense enables young Jews to have global conversations about new ideas and envision a better future.
The Presentense Fellowship is the vehicle that fosters social entrepreneurship and innovation.

Program Director

Be Social Change

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Civic & Social Organization industry

June 2013September 2013 (4 months)

Community Manager

Be Social Change

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Civic & Social Organization industry

July 2012June 2013 (1 year) New York, NY

Be Social Change is a team of passionate community-builders on a mission to educate and connect the next generation of change makers creating bold and innovative social impact.

We are a community of social entrepreneurs, change makers, techies, students, start-ups, non-profits, and overall do and want-to-do gooders from a wide range of disciplines and sectors. Collectively, we are building a network that helps spread innovative ideas for social good, supports the creation of a strong social entrepreneurial ecosystem, and is continually breaking down barriers for creating positive impact.

Teacher's Colleague

New York University

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

January 2013January 2013 (1 month) Greater New York City Area

Teacher's Colleague for "Community Organizing" course over Winter Term at NYU Wagner School of Public Service.

Program Administrator for Family, Teen, & College Volunteers

DOROT

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

July 2008May 2012 (3 years 11 months)

• Managed the school year Teen Internship Program as well as the Summer Teen Internship program.
• Directly supervised summer college interns as well as two AmeriCorps VISTAS.
• Coordinated the College Volunteer Coordinator Program at three local colleges
• Assisted in running family volunteer programming
• Coordinated, mentored, and lent staff support to Next Generation, DOROT’s Teen Leadership Board
• Ran one-time volunteer workshops for local New York City high schools.

Program Assistant

DOROT

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

August 2007July 2008 (1 year)

• Assisted in running the school year and summer Teen Internship Program
• Assisted with family volunteer programming
• Coordinated and ran after school programming for middle school students

Engagement Associate

Hillel

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

September 2005June 2006 (10 months)

• Engaged first year students on campus
• Helped facilitate Hillel programming on campus
• Managed and co-led a two-week service-learning trip to New Orleans to assist in cleanup post Hurricane Katrina

Intern

CAJE

20042005 (1 year)

• Assisted in planning, organizing, and executing two major conferences for 2,000 attendees.

Sarit Wishnevski's Courses

  • Masters of Public Administration, Public and Non-Profit Management

    New York University

    • The Business and Psychology of Social Entrepreneurship
    • Managing Service Delivery
    • Project Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Community Organizing
    • Strategic Communication

Sarit Wishnevski's Skills & Expertise

  1. Program Management
  2. Volunteer Management
  3. Non-profits
  4. Community Outreach
  5. Project Planning
  6. Leadership
  7. Program Development
  8. Strategic Planning
  9. Creative Thinking
  10. Nonprofits
  11. Entrepreneurship
  12. Start-ups
  13. Social Entrepreneurship
  14. Grants
  15. Philanthropy

Sarit Wishnevski's Education

New York University

Masters of Public Administration, Public and Non-Profit Management

20102012

Binghamton University

BA, Major: English Literarture, Creative Writing Minor: Women's Studies

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