A leader in your school or community?
Passionate about a social problem or community need?
An enthusiastic and hardworking volunteer?
Motivated and self-directed?
Want to further develop your leadership skills?
Want to make a difference in your community?
Want to use your time and talents to help others?
Power of Giving Student Service Program!
We are seeking current sophomores from Hillsborough and Pinellas County schools to join the 2016-17 program via an online application @www.ryannecefoundation.org. The application period is February 29 –April 15. Students will be notified of their acceptance into the program May 2. A mandatory meeting will be held May 17 and as least one parent/guardian must attend.
Students selected for the program will:
Need to be able to commit to a two-year leadership development program and be able to travel for a capstone service learning trip. This may include international travel and would require a valid passport.
Be responsible to complete a 10 month leadership curriculum course work on time, attend monthly meetings and service projects, and participate in community outreach programs and/or fundraising events in the evenings and/or weekends.
Have opportunities to earn over 60 service hours (Bright Futures and CAS qualified).
Meet and work with students and mentors from diverse backgrounds from the greater Tampa Bay area.
Have opportunities for internships and letters of recommendation from the Ryan Nece Foundation Board of Directors and staff.
Develop usable and marketable skills such as project management, public speaking, social media, fundraising, social enterprise creation and management, collaboration, business etiquette, etc.