Red Hat Shelton Challenge and Take II Staff Applications
Peer Leader (PL) Position
The following requirements are preferred of individuals applying to be a Peer Leader for the 2019 Red Hat Shelton Challenge experience: previously attended the Red Hat Shelton Challenge, 3.0-grade point average (unweighted) or higher, AND one of the following: Going into the eleventh or twelfth grade or attended a Take II Shelton Challenge Program.
Coach/Mentor/Trainer (CMT) Position
The following requirements are preferred of individuals applying to volunteer as a Coach/Mentor/Trainer (CMT) during the 2019 Shelton Challenge experience: must be at least a first-year student in college or a graduating high school senior who has served as a Peer Leader for at least two years with the Shelton Challenge, experience working with teams, experience with service-learning and reflection techniques (preferred), experience or desire to work with youth (preferred).
We are seeking professionals who are motivated to develop personal leadership skills while mentoring youth through their experience of the Red Hat Shelton Challenge. The intent of the Red Hat Shelton Challenge is to provide each student with an enriching, developing leadership experience. Youth will explore areas of values-based leadership, integrity, team building, public speaking, and social responsibility. Students will learn about leadership via instruction, example, and the personal opportunity to lead. It is offered to rising ninth-through twelfth-grade youth with a grade point average of 3.0 or better. All expenses during the week will be paid for on behalf of the Center.