JOIN OUR DREAM TEAM
At Lead2Change, we take pride in our youth and our efforts to prepare them to be confident and career-ready. We also understand the importance of creating strong and effective partnerships with our youth as they explore their dreams, build on their strengths, and design their future. Are you beaming with passion to answer the call? We have the following opportunities available:
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: ETIQUETTE BOOT CAMP
In preparation for a career focused internship experience, students learn effective interviewing techniques, the art of networking and dining 101 to name a few. Immediately following training sessions, students will meet with professionals like YOU to put into practice what they’ve learned. You’ll enjoy meeting students who are aspiring professionals while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres.
If you are interested in either opportunity, please click here to sign up.
Lead2Change Etiquette Boot Camp II
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Airport- 5890 South Howell Avenue
Volunteer Orientation: April 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Speed Interviews: 2:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lead2Change Etiquette Boot Camp III
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Medical College of Wisconsin- 8701 W.Watertown Plank Road
Volunteer Orientation: May 5 at 1:45 PM
Networking Reception: 2:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
SUMMER OPPORTUNITY: CAREER PRACTICUM LEAD
We are currently recruiting college students or experienced professionals to coordinate and manage one of the following career clusters:
- Arts, Audio, and Video Technology (Video and Film Editing Specifically)
- Business Management and Administration
- Health Science – Must be affiliated with Aurora Health Care
- Human Services
- Law, Public Safety and Security
Reporting to the Manager of Program Services, the Career Practicum Lead is an essential leadership role for Lead2Change’s 6-week summer internship experience. As a part of the Lead2Change’s Dream.Explore. Build. Program experience, participants who have identified one of sixteen career cluster interests based on the National Career Clusters Framework will participate in a 6-week introduction to the field. Under the direction of the Career Practicum Lead, students will participate in career-related site visits, shadow professionals with different occupations in the selected career cluster, participate in lectures, exams, cultural experiences and many other activities.
- Junior or Senior currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year institution of higher learning with a career pathway in the identified career cluster. Graduate student preferred but not required.
- A passion for empowering youth to reach their full potential and the field of youth development.
- Dynamic leadership abilities and experience in supervising a group of students.
- Core facilitation skills and effective communication techniques including public speaking and forming a group.
- Develop curriculum material specific to the assigned career cluster to use for daily instruction of students.
- Maintain professional relationship with program participants within the constructs of youth-adult partnerships.
- Coordinate all logistics required for offsite learning experiences including permission slips with emergency contact information, appropriate staff coverage, transportation and agenda of activities.
- Assist students with class related personal development through one-on-one feedback sessions conducted during the mid-point of the program and end of program.
- Provide support during weekly Thursday Academy and monitor engagement of assigned students in the training.
- Track student attendance daily and review time sheets with signature approval weekly.
- Collaborate with student’s Career Advancement Coach to eliminate any barriers to internship completion.
Weekly Schedule: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (June 25, 2018 – August 9, 2018)
Class Size: 10 – 25 students
Preparation Time: March – May (This can be virtual and is very flexible)