Call for community projects: Leadership Niagara seeks collaborators

What is the opportunity?

Are you involved with a Niagara-based non-profit organization or community group? Could this group benefit from additional support from a team of 4-6 skilled professionals? Does your group have an item in your strategic plan that needs development (or, perhaps, have goals to develop a strategic plan?) If so, consider leveraging Leadership Niagara community leaders!

Every year, Leadership Niagara connects 30-40 emerging leaders to 5-6 community organizations in need of some extra energy to move their mandates forward. While the leaders participate in an 8-month “in class” leadership development program (September-May), they volunteer their time and talents to community projects ranging from engagement strategies (i.e. events), to feasibility studies (i.e. for social enterprises), to strategic planning (i.e. brand and marketing), etc.

Please visit our website to learn more about our Call for Community Projects.

Applications are due September 12, 2014.

Rachel Crane, Leadership Niagara’s Program & Marketing Coordinator, is happy to discuss this opportunity with any organizations that are interested.

Who are we?

Local leaders created Leadership Niagara in 2007 in response to a distinct need to identify, nurture and grow future leaders within each sector of our community. Today, Leadership Niagara is a community-owned initiative supported by Niagara’s most-recognized organizations and businesses, all of which are dedicated to building stronger leaders within our community. After four years, Leadership Niagara is pleased to have produced over 200 graduates and 37 completed community projects.

What do we do?

Vision: Inspired leaders, strong community

Mission: Grow leadership in Niagara

Leadership Niagara is an innovative program that brings together individuals who are recognized as emerging and aspiring leaders in the public, private and not-for profit sectors of our community. We provide opportunities for participants to explore and strengthen their leadership skills, develop a new-found network of meaningful contacts, and learn more about the outstanding characteristics and challenges of our community.

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