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College Possible Minnesota Community Leaders

The Community Leaders Program exists to help College Possible students earn degrees by strengthening their campus connections through a supportive peer network. Community Leaders are responsible for fostering a greater sense of College Possible community at their institutions by:

  • Promoting College Possible student engagement on campus with existing campus programs, events and activities via social media communication and in-person support
  • Participating in professional development opportunities such as LAUNCH! 
  • Planning and implementing College Possible community events in collaboration with coaches.
  • Providing formal and informal feedback to Community Leaders Coordinator and coaches

College Possible is seeking current college students to serve as Community Leaders for the 2022-2023 school year.

Applications close March 1, 2022.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be attending University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, St Catherine University, Minnesota State University Mankato, Hamline University, Augsburg University, Concordia University- Saint Paul or University of St Thomas/Dougherty
  • Must be engaged in a campus group or organization
  • Must be currently enrolled and plan to be enrolled through spring 2023
  • Must be in good academic standing (i.e. not on probation)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Fall & Spring Events
    • Share, promote and attend 3 campus events per semester
    • Collaborate with College Possible in planning and hosting community events for students
    • Facilitate peer to peer conversations and provide space for community building
  • Social Media Promotion
    • Provide relevant content, ideas and opportunities on campus using common platforms such as Facebook and Instagram 
    • Encourage and facilitate College Possible student engagement in campus activities via social media
  • Encourage peers to connect with the College Possible Success Program
  • Attend bi-monthly team meetings

Desired Qualities

  • Exemplary responsiveness to college coach and participation in College Possible program
  • Actively engaged in at least one student group
  • Open-minded leader, accepting of peers of all backgrounds and identities
  • Motivated self-starter, passionate about the success and engagement of College Possible students
  • Access to and proficiency with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram & groupme)

Benefits for the Community Leader:

  • Networking opportunities: Meet professionals in different fields and staff from College Possible as well as fellow and prospective students.
  • Development of your leadership skills: Hone skills for how to plan outcomes-based events, develop an understanding of how to motivate others, and practice your public speaking.
  • The opportunity to shape this program and support other CP students: Community Leaders is a new College Possible initiative and your feedback will make this program engaging and effective for future students transitioning to college.
  • A great addition to your resume: Not only can you add this position to your resume, you can also utilize the contacts you make as future references for jobs or grad school.

Time Commitment

  • 10-15 hours per semester
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