Reminder: JF applications due Nov 15th

Hey everyone!

Just a reminder that JF applications are due Sat, Nov 15th! At EWB we consider the Junior Fellowship to be hybrid professional internship and leadership development program. It is a culmination of hard work, learning, and commitment. Our staff are a collection of passionate and talented people committed to having real impact.

The Junior Fellowship program is not your average internship. It is 18 months of leadership through experience in which you will be challenged to learn, act and create change. From the day you’re hired, you become part of a network of young Canadians who dream big, work hard, and believe that systemic change is possible. We invest in you through leadership coaching, strategic preparation for your placement, and continuous mentorship. We challenge you and support you to reach your full potential. The Junior Fellowship program has been a transformational experience for many past participants.

To be considered for a placement, candidates must be meet the following requirements:

The candidate must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
This is due to safety and security concerns while abroad for Junior Fellows with placements in Africa, and the need for support by DFATD in case of emergency.
The candidate must be a member of the chapter who will be returning to school and is willing to assume a formal or informal leadership role in the chapter in the following year.
The candidate must be available to volunteer for the entire period of the placement (Approximately May 1 to Aug 31). (Fall opportunities also available)
The candidate must be at least 18 years old at the time of their application.
The candidate must be able to attend the EWB National Conference held the year of departure.

For more information, go to

http://www.ewb.ca/ideas/junior-fellowship-program-jf

http://my2.ewb.ca/apply/applications/14447/

Thanks!!