Rebel Ventures is a youth-powered nonprofit food business based in West Philadelphia, creating healthy and delicious food for youth in our community. We work to increase access to nutritious and tasty food for children, and also to engage high school students in meaningful job experiences. High school students run the operations of the organization and make the products for the students we serve.
Students at Rebel Ventures develop and create new products, participate in professional business meetings, sample products at schools and local grocery stores, and gain experience in an area of their interest such as communications, culinary, sales, graphic design and cinematography. The crew works in a commercial kitchen, virtually, and in office spaces and in schools when possible. With the support of college and adult mentors, the Rebel Crew works together to run the business successfully and make an impact on the community.
We are currently seeking a high school student to assist in overseeing Rebel’s Graphic Design Department. The Graphic Designer will work with the crew and mentors to create art and graphics for the Rebel business. This includes but is not limited to creating flyers, social media graphics, and logos.
We are currently seeking a high school student to oversee all Rebel social media activity. The Social Media Specialist will work with the crew and mentors to plan, create and post Rebel social media content. The Specialist will help design and sustain the Rebel social media strategy and schedule. The Specialist will also be in charge of building and maintaining our partnerships and responding to social media messages.
We are currently seeking a high school student to assist in overseeing Rebel’s Communications Department. The Communications Entrepreneur will work with the crew and mentors to increase awareness of Rebel’s work and share the ways we are impacting schools and communities. This includes but is not limited to managing Rebel’s blog and quarterly newsletter, attending events to collect data for impact evaluation, and supporting fundraising campaigns with written content.
We are currently seeking a high school student to be the chef and host for our Rebel Chefs Live Show. The Culinary Chef will also be responsible for leading activities in the kitchen including gathering recipes and creating a kitchen plan for crew members. The Culinary Chef will work with the crew and mentors to plan, create, and star in Rebel’s cooking media activities. The Chef will help design and sustain the Rebel’s food media experiences. The Chef will also be in charge of building and maintaining our partnerships with other food and media organizations.
We’re looking to bring onto the Rebel crew a High School Student Grant Writing Assistant that will help the grant writing team in researching and identifying funding opportunities, as well as contribute to the writing and coordination of the grant application process.
Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys writing and is interested in learning how to complete grant applications. This position will give the student grant writer an opportunity to learn and gain insight into the grant writing process and will also receive guidance and support from our mentorship team. Compensation will be based on previous experience.
We are currently seeking a high school student entrepreneur to join our crew. The Entrepreneur is a general position at Rebel that works to assist in all areas of our business, including writing emails, creating recipes, collecting and analyzing data, cooking and taste-testing food, speaking at events, taking notes at meetings, among other duties as needed.