If you’re an experienced professional looking for a challenge that engages your personal story and values, and that tangibly improves lives in a community or a social realm, apply to be a FUSE Executive Fellow.
Current Fellowship Opportunities
We are looking for leaders committed to racial equity who have at least 15 years of professional experience; who can tackle complex challenges that require creative problem-solving; and who can work in partnership with community members and a wide array of cross-sector stakeholders.
The FUSE Executive Fellowship is an opportunity to develop and implement unique solutions to a community’s most pressing challenges. For 12 months, FUSE Executive Fellows work within local government to bring innovative approaches to a specific project. Each fellowship is designed to leverage private-sector experience to deliver results that have a lasting impact.
Nationwide, the vast majority of people with substance abuse disorders do not receive treatment for their addiction. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Division of Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) is working to enhance access to substance use disorder (SUD) care to address the treatment gap. The FUSE Executive Fellow will map the spectrum of screening, intake, and admissions policies and procedures for the County’s SUD provider network, identify practical approaches SAPC can take to reduce barriers and increase the accessibility of care provided by the provider network and develop an implementation plan to equip providers across the network.
Los Angeles County seeks to reduce reliance on incarceration and increase care for those who encounter the justice system. A new department has been created to oversee projects related to this vision. The department needs a system to ensure high-value projects are prioritized and resources allocated for maximum impact. The Executive Fellow will lead an effort to create a project portfolio management system to help the department be successful.
The City of San Leandro is focused on building residents’ resilience to climate change through inclusive, community-driven pathways. As part of this strategy, it aims to plant 5,000 trees on both public and private property and engage local community organizations to become resilience hubs. The FUSE Executive Fellow will support this effort by managing a grant to plant trees and coordinating the network of community organizations involved in resilience planning and implementation.
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