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Serve as a 2023-2024 College Possible Minnesota community leader

College Possible community leadersThe Community Leader 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 Leader Coordinator and coaches

College Possible is seeking current college students to serve as Community Leaders for the 2023-2024 school year!

Applications close February 17, 2023.

APPLY NOW!

 

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 family college
  • Must be currently enrolled and plan to be enrolled through spring 2024
  • Must be in good academic standing (i.e. not on probation)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Share and promote campus events, opportunities and resources
  • Collaborate with College Possible in planning & hosting community events for students on campus
  • Engage with other College Possible students
  • Provide relevant content, ideas and opportunities on campus using common platforms such as Instagram and Groupme
  • Encourage peers to connect with College Possible programming and their coaches
  • Meet with college coaches and staff to plan programming and share feedback

Desired Qualities 

  • Exemplary responsiveness to college coach and participation in College Possible program
  • Open-minded leader, accepting of peers of all backgrounds and identities
  • Great communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter, passionate about the success and engagement of College Possible students
  • Access to and proficiency with social media platforms such as Instagram and groupme

Benefits for being a 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 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: 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

  • 15-20 hours per semester

APPLY NOW!

 

Questions? Email Stella Vang, Sr. College Program Coordinator

SVang@CollegePossible.org

Past Community Leader Events!

  • Bowling Night
  • Board Game Night
  • Horror Movie Night
  • Jolly Fest
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • Appreciation Goodie Bags
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