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Community Engagement Programs

Be A Leader Intern

Be A Leader Foundation

Mission

Our mission is to increase the number of college-going students by empowering them to become college bound, focused and prepared through leaderhip training and mentoring.

Website

http://www.bealeaerfoundation.orgContact(s):

About the Internship

Duties:

The Be A Leader Intern assists during Saturday workshops for 7th-12th grade students, helps with facilitating workshops, mentoring students, set-up/clean up of college-going workshops, coordinating volunteer/mentors, create/prepare presentations for college-going workshops, and participate in parent workshops.

 

Population Served:

Our students are in grades 7th-12th.  The majority of our students are first-generation and low-income.  This population has a high need because they lack adequate resources to help them apply an complete a higher education.

 

Community Need:

The Be A Leader Foundation focuses its efforts in inceasing the number of  college-going students in Arizona by providing them with the tools and resources needed to become college bound, focused and prepared through leadership training and mentoring. The Be a Leader Intern will take part in creating pathways for higher eduation for our 7th-12th grade students.

Community Impact:

The Be a Leader Intern will take part in building relationsips and positively influencing our young students to obtain a higher education regardless of their race, gender and socio-economic status.  By addressing the ned for more students to go to college the Be A Leader Intern will foster a college-going culture among our students and their families.