Capstone – Project Charter

Building Out Alumni Strategy for Fellowship Program

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Engagement Synopsis

Repair the World offers a special year-long fellowship for young professionals who are partnered with non-profits addressing social justice issues such as environmentalism, homelessness, criminal justices, and access to food and education. There are currently almost 200 alumni whom Repair the World has engaged over the past few years without much structure. The goal of this engagement is to help Repair the World define the types of programming and alumni engagement needed to build a proper, highly effective community. They need help understanding where their alumni are now, what they are doing, how their experience with Repair has impacted them, how they would like to be connected in the future, and how Repair can ideally be leveraging their alumni to further their mission. Key objectives include:
  1. Define how Repair fellows fit into a theory of change.
  2. Help determine the purpose and structure of alumni engagement and community building.
  3. Suggest ways to build out the Repair Fellowship alumni strategy
Key activities will include an alumni-focused longitudinal survey and focus groups.  

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Company Information

CompanyRepair the World
HQNew York
StageMedium Business
Hiring Potential

Company Overview

Repair the World was founded in 2009 to make meaningful service a defining element of American Jewish life. Repair mobilizes tens of thousands of young Jews to volunteer in tackling pressing local needs each year, and Repair equips communities and partners to do the same. These volunteers help transform neighborhoods, cities, and lives through meaningful service experiences rooted in Jewish values, learning, and history.

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Course Info & Engagement Details

Engagement FormatCapstone - Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in small groups of 2-6 directly with faculty and host company project champions on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.
ProgramREALITY NYC Serves
CourseREALITY Serves – NYC Spring 2020
Students Enrolled4-6
Meeting Day & TimeTuesday, 4:30 - 5:30 PM ET
Student Time Commitment1-3 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment2 Hours
Duration6 weeks (1583211600 - 1586232000)
Departments InvolvedCorporate Social Responsibility
Data Management
Growth Strategy
Org Culture, D&I
Product Design & Development
Talent Management
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Collaboration Timeline

  • February 21, 2020

    REALITY NYC Alumni Team Finalized ==> Interested?  Sign up today!

  • February 25, 2020

    Virtual Pre Kickoff Meeting: 5:00 – 5:30 PM (Via Zoom:

  • March 5, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: REALITY team to visit Repair the World Office for Kickoff Meeting at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, March 3rd. Address: 1460 Broadway, NY, NY, United States

  • March 10, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #1: 4:30 – 5:30 PM (Via Zoom:

  • March 17, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #2: 4:30 – 5:30 PM (Via Zoom:

  • March 24, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #3: 4:30 – 5:30 PM (Via Zoom:

  • March 31, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #4: 4:30 – 5:30 PM (Via Zoom:

  • April 28, 2020

    OFFICIAL PROJECT END: REALITY team to visit Repair the World Office for Final Presentation at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, April 28th.

Key Milestones & Project Process

  • March 5, 2020 - Deep Dive on the Repair the World Fellowship

    • What is Repair the World? How does the fellowship fit into the overall strategy?
    • What’s the purpose of the year-long fellowship?
    • Who does the fellowship target?
    • Speak directly with Alumni to learn more about their experience

    Suggested Deliverable:

    Agenda for discussion on Kickoff

  • March 5, 2020 -

  • March 10, 2020 - Deep Dive on Fellowship Data

    • Review end-of-fellowship feedback surveys from past 5 years
    • Help organize and analyze feedback so it’s more useful
    • Qualitative feedback session with a few more alumni

    Suggested Deliverable:

    Prepare for Check-in Meeting 1: What are the key questions

  • March 10, 2020 -

  • March 24, 2020 - Build Longitudinal Study About Program Impact & Reengage Interest

    • Help Repair the World reach back out to fellowship alumni to understand the impact of the program and their interest in reengaging

    Suggested Deliverable:

    Build out survey to go out week of March 17th

  • March 24, 2020 -

  • March 31, 2020 - Analyze Resulting Data & Assemble Preliminary Alumni Engagement Ideas

    • Analyze the data resulting from the survey
    • Assemble alumni engagement plan for Repair the World Fellowship Alumni

    Suggested Deliverable:

    Prepare questions and update for final check-in meeting

  • March 31, 2020 -

  • April 7, 2020 - Build out Formal Alumni Engagement Plan

    Key areas to consider for the alumni engagement plan:

    • Leadership Roles & Org Structure
    • Marketing & Outreach Plan
    • Content & Curriculum
    • Networking & Events
    • Local vs. National Efforts

    Suggested Deliverable:

    Use the data and insights from your experience to build out a comprehensive alumni engagement plan for the Repair the World Fellowship Alumni Community. This should ideally be a data-driven presentation.

  • April 7, 2020 -