The Younger Leaders Entry Program is a year-long program that prepares younger folks, 18 to 26, to turn into leaders of change of their communities by way of management growth, international citizenship, self-awareness, and imaginative and prescient planning. The YLP crew, mentors, and mentees all work collectively to influence communities by way of revolutionary concepts and concrete tasks, therefore really carrying out the aim of Native Change By World Change®.
Given the scenario with the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, the YLP crew is implementing this system to completely digital by way of e-modules, Zoom discussions, and digital one-on-one studying between mentors and mentees.
Younger Leaders Entry Program 2021 begins with the Group Wants Evaluation, a 2-month neighborhood wants a mapping mission that prepares younger folks to higher perceive their very own local people. After the neighborhood wants evaluation, Younger Leaders take part in a 3-month intensive Digital Program that helps them turn into leaders of constructive change of their communities. After Digital Studying, individuals spend 7 months creating their motion plans with help from alumni mentors.
Group Wants Evaluation
The Younger Leaders Entry Program begins with an intensive neighborhood mapping mission and neighborhood wants evaluation, the place Younger Leaders can be supplied with the instruments and information to evaluate their very own neighborhood.
This part is applied previous to beginning the Digital Studying portion, as it would present the younger leaders with a greater understanding of the wants of their neighborhood.
Undertaking Improvement By Digital Studying
Members come to the Younger Leaders Entry Program with an concept of a neighborhood difficulty they need to tackle. Imaginative and prescient planning is the method of remodeling ardour right into a concrete, tangible plan for change.
By on-line periods with audio system, discussions, e-modules, and assignments, individuals will be capable of put their native points into a bigger international context whereas understanding why they’re in a novel place to make a change of their neighborhood. Members may even decide which instruments and expertise will be utilized to an actionable plan.
Alumni Mentorship & Ongoing Help
To additional develop and execute their actionable plans, Younger Leaders are paired with alumni mentors, who will information them through the Digital Program towards creating an actionable plan. In the course of the 12 months, alumni mentors help individuals by facilitating quarterly “hangouts” and ongoing distant communication.
Alumni mentors endure custom-made coaching previous to the beginning of the program with a view to help crew constructing and cultural competency among the many numerous group of Younger Leaders.
Please learn rigorously the next logistics data:
- In an effort to make this system accessible to all individuals, the Younger Leaders Entry Program is freed from cost.
- MCW World may even cowl the prices of program instruments, e-modules, audio system, and extra program bills through the neighborhood wants evaluation interval, digital studying, and the remaining a part of this system.
Given the present circumstances and security measures for worldwide journey and public gatherings, the Younger Leaders Entry Program 2021 can be totally applied nearly. We hope to arrange an in-person assembly in early 2022 if circumstances permit.
- Display dedication to their neighborhood;
- Determine a difficulty of their neighborhood to deal with;
- Be between the ages of 18-26 in the beginning of this system (July 1, 2021);
- Be fluent in written and spoken English;
- Full the Group Wants Evaluation over the summer season, attending the 3-months Digital Studying program, and spending the next 12 months aiming to execute their neighborhood mission;
- Have entry to e mail and web to permit for constant communication with the MCW World Crew and Younger Leaders Program alumni-mentor at some stage in the year-long program;
- Adhere to Younger Leaders Entry Program commencement pointers (to be offered upon acceptance to this system);
- Submit a accomplished software on or earlier than March 1, 2021 finish of the day (NYC EST time).
Eligible Areas: Open For All
- The appliance should be stuffed out in English.
- Letters of advice and resume additionally should be written in English. Any a part of the applying that isn’t written in English won’t be learn and be thought of incomplete.
The appliance contains:
- Normal Data
- Essay Questions
- Determine a difficulty in your neighborhood that issues you. How would you tackle this difficulty?
- Describe one time you might have confronted a problem and used a management ability to give you an answer.
- Your resume shouldn’t be greater than 1 web page. We recommend that or not it’s ready in Instances New Roman, 12 font, with 1-inch margins.
- Two Letters of advice
- Your letters ought to come from individuals who know your work ethic and dedication to your neighborhood. Family and friends members are discouraged from writing letters of advice.
- Recommenders ought to state their identify, place, and relationship to the applicant on the prime of the letter.
- Legal responsibility Waiver
- On the finish of the applying, please evaluation the phrases and circumstances.
- Software Portal
- Create an account and submit the applying through the applying hyperlink
Software Deadline: March 1, 2021 (13 Days Remaining)