Facilitated Strategy Session


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This project will save us $7,500, allowing us to have a volunteer spending 6 months in a field office gaining hand on experience.

What We Need

  • Expert third party advice on process or managerial changes, geographic or programmatic expansion, potential pivots, or general strategic planning
  • Facilitation of an intensive, one-day strategic planning session with staff and/or Board
  • Note: If necessary, a follow-up strategic planning session may be scheduled

How This Will Help

The success of our organization depends on having a clear strategy for youth empowerement & leadership.. Without your help, we cannot advanve in the work that we have done so far.. Your skills will empower us to take next steps and get to our ultimate goal..

What We Have In Place

We currently have some ideas, presentations about global education which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have some other material and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

It is great to work with dedicated people who sit in 4 corners of the globe but have the same mission and share the same values of empowering youth and taking education seriously.

  • Estimated Time
    Volunteers: 5-15 hours over 1 week
    Organizations: 2-4 hours
  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)
  • Requirements: This project requires a short interview with the organization. If your application is accepted, you'll receive an email from Catchafire with instructions to schedule a call.

Project Steps

  • Prep: Distribution of prep materials
    • Organization provides relevant background materials to make initial meeting more productive
  • Milestone 1: Background call
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager in charge of the Strategic Planning Session engage in a 30-minute phone call
    • Goals of the call are to answer any preliminary questions the Professional may have, and agree upon the goals and structure of the Strategic Planning Session
    • Professional sends any additional due diligence questions ahead of Strategic Planning Session(s)
    • Professional distributes an outline or itinerary ahead of Strategic Planning Session(s) (as necessary)
  • Milestone 2: Strategic Planning Session
    • Attendees include Professional, Organization Executive(s) and/or Board Member(s) involved in decision or strategic planning
    • If necessary, a follow-up session may be scheduled to address issues that may arise that require additional due diligence
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Background in strategic consulting or advisory work required
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Ability to clearly articulate the issue or situation your Organization is facing
  • A staff member and Board committed to the project

Our Mission

To stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which people live in harmony with nature.