Leadership Academy Coordinator (Programming) – Volunteer

Do you want to create an impactful event for hundreds of college students that develops them for future success in their chapters and into the workplace? Leadership academy coordinator programming volunteer image

As a Leadership Academy (Programming) Coordinator, you will sit on the Theta Tau Educational Foundation Leadership Academy Committee and lead the development of the student and alumni content & curriculum of the 2022 Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy is the Foundation’s signature event and is a memorable experience for attendees. You will perform a variety of tasks related to content, curriculum, facilitation and volunteer leadership as related to Leadership Academy.

The following are the duties and responsibilities you will be expected to execute:

  • Contribute to developing and executing the event plan
  • Attend Leadership Academy Committee meetings
  • Attend the 2022 Leadership Academy to ensure successful leadership and facilitation of the event
  • Review previous Leadership Academy content
  • Refresh/create professional-development content for students and alumni
  • Assist in development of event agenda to include keynote speakers, breakout sessions, etc.
  • Recruit facilitators and other volunteers for event in 2022
  • Lead other volunteers (facilitators, break out leaders, etc)
  • Engage with Theta Tau Central Office Executive Director as needed

Other duties and responsibilities you may volunteer for or be assigned:

  • Survey students and alumni for desired content and development areas
  • TBD

Skills: This Position Might be for You if

You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as editing skills to create/refine content that is meaningful, deliverable, and consumable for students and alumni. This would include the ability to write clear educational content and to prepare well-structured drafts to collaborate with other facilitators.

You have experience in large and small group facilitation.

You have strong project management skills to coordinate a large event with various presentations and contributors.

You have passion for creating a learning space with a cohesive, fun, and engaging theme.

You have the ability to meet deadlines, are a problem solver, resourceful, and decisive.

Qualifications

  • Can devote an average of 5-10 hours per month to this position
  • 60-minute committee meeting every month (planning & working meeting)
  • Volunteer time may vary month to month. Expect to need more volunteer hours preparing facilitators in Spring 2022 (January – May)
  • Significant increase in hours as event approaches (est. July 2022)
  • Attend general Foundation volunteer orientation
  • Complete orientation for past Leadership Academy documents and processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Report to Leadership Academy Committee Leads on duties & responsibilities

Benefits

  • Gain experience in event/program management
  • Develop your own professional skills by programming an engaging skill-development weekend
  • Gain experience building a training curriculum and facilitating learning
  • Increase exposure and expand your Theta Tau network through interactions with chapters, Central Office, and volunteer facilitators
  • Contribute your time and talents back to Theta Tau!