Elks National Foundation Elks Scholar Fellow

The ENF Elks Scholar Fellow is charged with planning, marketing, and leading the Elks Scholar Service Trips – the Elks National Foundation’s newest initiative that allows Elks scholars ages 18 and older to participate in an immersive service experience for one week at a time in various locations across the country. The Elks Scholar Fellow will lead three Elks Scholar Service Trips per year.

JennaJ Join us in welcoming the next Elks Scholar Fellow, Jenna Johnson, to the ENF staff! Jenna is a 2012 MVS scholar sponsored by Catalina Mountain, Ariz., Lodge No. 2815. Jenna earned a degree in English Language and Literature and Vocational Missions and Ministry from Abilene Christian University in Texas.

While at ACU, Jenna was a tour guide, a Resident Assistant, and an ESL student teacher to international students. In the summer of 2015, she organized and led service trips and projects for high school students through the Impact Houston Church of Christ. But her service experience doesn’t stop there! She also has global service learning experience as she interned in Zambia in Africa as a Global Outreach Intern through WorldWide Witness.



Elks Veterans Service Commission Elks Scholar Fellow

Sancy Childers

During her time at UC-Santa Barbara, Sancy has excelled academically and is on the Dean’s List. She spends her free time volunteering at a local nursing home, where her weekly visits with residents lifts their spirits during times of illness and loneliness while allowing her to gain experience in compassionate health care. She also spends time working with a V.A. hospital and is EMT certified.

After graduation, Sancy will assist in launching and managing the day-to-day aspects of the Elks Welcome Home program, a partnership with the VA aimed at ending veteran homelessness. She’ll also spend time working at local VA facilities, directly serving veterans transitioning from homelessness.

The Elks Scholar Fellow positions are currently filled.

To apply for our Elks Scholar Fellowship you must…

• Be an Elks scholar alum

• Have the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

• Be willing and able to relocate to Chicago, Illinois

Why apply for the Elks Scholar Fellowship?

• Step into a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits

• Gain experience in program management in the non-profit sector

• Work for a dynamic charitable foundation that is changing lives across the United States

History: The Elks National Foundation launched the Elks Scholar Fellowship in June 2015. Maryann Slater, the first Fellow, accepted an open-ended position at the Foundation in November 2015. The ENF is excited to have Jenna Johnson as the second Elks Scholar Fellow. The first EVSC Fellow, Sancy Childers joined the staff in June 2016.


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