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 2020 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.

Peer Leader applications are now closed. 

There will be an application and in-person component with the selection process. The date for the in-person selection process is Saturday, February 1, 2020 at NC State University. There will potentially be a second option in Charlotte on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Coach/Mentor/Trainer (CMT) Position

The following requirements are preferred of individuals applying to volunteer as a Coach/Mentor/Trainer (CMT) during the 2020 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).

Click here to apply. CMT applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

There will be an application and in-person component with the selection process. The date for the in-person selection process is Saturday, February 1, 2020 at NC State University. There will potentially be a second option in Charlotte on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Instructor Position

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.

Click here to apply. Instructor applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

All new instructors will be required to participate in a phone interview and provide references for consideration.

 

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It's been two years since Red Hat invested in the Shelton Challenge, setting us up to shape values-based leaders for many years to come. Our gratitude endures, we could not do our work without partners like Red Hat! pic.twitter.com/EPQ5D7tpZl

Today we are highlighting Keshal Patel in our #WhyIVolunteer series. Keshal is from Cary, NC and studies Public Policy and Psychology at UNC Chapel Hill. Keshal has been involved with the SLC in a number of ways for the past 7 years, including camper, peer leader, and CMT. pic.twitter.com/ZGHVtUhRK5

The Shelton Leadership Center is excited to welcome our newest staff member, Ashley Turlington, Assistant Director for Pre-College Programs. If you are on campus next Thursday, January 23, stop by PCJ in Talley Student Union between 11:30am-12:30pm to meet Ashley and welcome her! pic.twitter.com/rppeQzQ0tR

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