teambuilding

Teambuilding will serve as an integral part of the Community Engaged Leader Series. Participants will work together to learn more about program/club competency areas and also have the opportunity to get to know one another through these interactive activities. 

Community Engaged Leader Series

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The Community Engaged Leader Series (CELS) is a new pilot program geared toward new community service club executive board members, Waltham Group coordinators-in-training, Waltham Group coordinators in their first year of coordinating. These sessions can be logged under coordination/training for the Commitment to Service Award Program

Each participant in CELS will: 

  • Gain knowledge about each of the six program competency areas (Communication, Recruitment & Retention, Reflection, Identity & Assessment, Engaged Citizenship & Educational Outreach, and Management) for Waltham Group programs and community service clubs and be able to apply that knowledge to their respective programs/clubs

  • Develop teamwork skills with each other and get to know one another, opening pathways for future collaboration and growing professionally

  • Become better prepared to serve as community engaged leaders of their programs/clubs

Spring 2018 Dates:

  • Monday, January 22, 5pm-6pm (Communication) -  SCC MPR

  • Monday, February 12, 5pm-6pm (Recruitment & Volunteer Retention) - SCC 313

  • Monday, February 26, 5pm-6pm (Reflection, Identity, & Assessment) - SCC MPR

  • Monday, March 5, 5pm-6pm (Engaged Citizenship & Educational Outreach) - SCC MPR

  • Monday, March 19, 5pm-6pm (Management) - SCC MPR

Each session will include participant discussion, a brief presentation by a guest presenter or a video, teambuilder time, and a debrief related to that week's topic. All sessions will be facilitated by staff, faculty, or student facilitators. Snacks will be provided at all sessions. Those who complete at least 3 out of 5 CELS sessions will be recognized at the Celebration of Service on April 23, 2018.

Interested participants can contact Lauren Shortall (Community Service Specialist) at lshortall@brandeis.edu or call the Department of Community Service at (781) 736-3237.