Feb 23, 2019

Student Leadership Positions

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Skill Building

Description

Student leadership positions provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience and hone leadership skills such as responsibility, interpersonal skills, communication and initiative, within a known environment. These can be found as part of school, university, in the community, or within extra-curricular or co-curricular activities. Students can often work towards a leadership position in the environment of interest over a period of multiple years.

Common leadership positions include Head Boy/Girl, Prefect, Ambassador, Mentor/Tutor, Orientation Counselor/Guide, Resident Assistant, Coach, Club/Sport Leader, Newspaper/Magazine Editor, School Photographer and Assistant to a more senior person.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

3/5

This is subject to variability depending on the position that is being applied for

Participation Cost

$

This varies depending on the student leadership position. There are typically no associated costs.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

4/5

Knowledge and time within the environment/club/type of position is very valuable, as is leadership ability, and often senior members are given priority

Time Commitment

2/5

Depending on the position, there could be a significant amount of preparation or background work required

Application Deadline

N/A

Application Process Includes

Varies according to the position, but may include a form, letter of recommendation, interview and/or written statement

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