Leadership Edge Opportunities

Leadership Edge Opportunities


For the Leadership Edge, you will need 100 hours that includes a combination of theory, ethics, and experience.  A minimum of 50 hours must be leadership experience.  Theory and ethics must be learned in a formal setting such as a class, a presentation, a workshop, or through training.  Theory refers to learning different and specific types of leadership theories such as servant leadership, democratic leadership, etc.  Examples of this could be participating in Live Learn Lead, workshops about leadership theory, or classes concentrating on leadership and types of ways to lead.  Ethics refers to learning about ethically leading or ethics in certain sectors of professional activities/jobs.  Examples of this could be Live Learn Lead, job training, or ethics classes such as nursing ethics, business ethics, ethics in teaching, etc.
 

Possible Leadership Edge Hours

Interested in being a Summer Orientation Staff Assistant?  The successful candidate must have earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative gpa and have reached sophomore status (28 credits) by the end of the winter semester.  The compensation is and hourly wage, approximately $2,900, plus room and board for the eight-week period of employment (Sunday, May 15 through Saturday, July 9). Students hired to serve as orientation staff assistants will not be able to take summer courses and will be required to live on campus during the period of employment.

Applications are available for interested students to pick up in the Academic & Career Advisement Center, the Dean of Students Office, Center for Student Enrichment, Career Services or from any of the Resident Directors. The application is also available online at www.nmu.edu/orientation. The deadline for returning the application is 5 p.m. on Friday, February 12.  

Possible Leadership Edge Hours

From exploring our leadership style to our stances on ethical situations, in this workshop, How Our Past Experiences Dictate Our Decision-Making Processes, we will begin to explore our own stories, map where our values come from, and reflect on how these experiences dictate our stance on issues, and our decision-making process!  This workshop will include both theory and ethics which are required for Superior Edge and will be held on Tuesday, March 15, from 7-8:30 p.m. in The Back Room, University Center.  To register for this workshop, please go to www.nmu.edu/skillbuilders.

Possible Leadership Edge Hours

Several different leadership theories will be discussed in the workshop, Leadership from All Angles - Including the Most Important One, on Monday, March 28, from 5-6 p.m. in The Back Room, University Center, with a focus on the common thread needed for effective leadership in any setting - an ethical base. This workshop will be highly interactive as the group explores ethical dilemmas in leadership.  To register for this workshop, please go to www.nmu.edu/skillbuilders.

Possible Citizenship or Leadership Edge Hours

Would you like to be a "Big?"  There are boys and girls in Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Gwinn, and Sands Township who are on a waiting list to become matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters.  Imagine how you could make memories for one of those kids by volunteering to become a Big.  It only takes about four hours per month to make a big difference for one child.  Please call 906-475-7801 or visit www.bbbsmqt.org and be a hero to someone who will never forget.

Possible Leadership Edge Hours

The Superiorland Soccer Association (SSA) is looking for coaches and assistant coaches (from U4 all the way up to U16-18).  Prior to the season, all coaches must submit a Risk Management Background Check and concussion training through gotsoccer.com. Coaches will be e-mailed with instructions to complete the process.

During the season, coaches must facilitate one practice (with the exception of U-4), attend and participate in games, regularly communicate with parents and adhere to the Coach Code of Conduct.  Violations of the Code of Conduct will not be tolerated.  At the end of the season, coaches (head coach only) are responsible for returning SSA equipment (cones, soccer balls, and bags) to the organization and completing an end of the year player evaluation.  Once all coaching criteria from the season have been met, coaches will receive a reimbursement check from SSA according to the following guidelines:  Non-parent Head Coach - $150.00 or Non-parent Assistant Coach - $30.00.

If you are interested or have more questions, please contact Marissa Palomaki at ssarecdirector@gmail.com or check out our webpage at www.superiorlandsoccer.com/recreationsoccer/.

Possible Leadership Edge Hours

Improve your public speaking and leadership skills by becoming a member of Toastmasters International.  This organization was established in 1924 and is known worldwide for its programs to help members develop the speaking, listening and thinking skills that promote self-actualization, enhance leadership potential, and contribute to the betterment of mankind.  Visit www.toastmasters.org  for more information about this organization. The Superiorland Toastmasters chapter meets every second and fourth Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Medical Center.  Contact Rich (rich.leinonen@gmail.com) or Gail (redskydiver@gmail.com) for more information about this local chapter.

 

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