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Edu-Futuro's Emerging Leaders Program provides both one-and-two-time volunteer opportunities (Career Panelist, Scholarship Committee Member, and Speech Competition Judge) and a two-month volunteer opportunity (Mentor). Please scroll down to learn about these opportunities.

Be the Change: Be a mentor!

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Description: ELP I is comprised of workshops focused on leadership development, college preparation, and community involvement for Latino and other immigrant youth (grades 9 through 12). Mentors are young professionals who provide Leaders with valuable guidance and advice in areas such as public speaking, goal setting, and career planning. Each mentor is responsible for a group of 3-6 Leaders.  Each mentor/Leader group is called a “Crew.”

Mentors must be highly reliable; they will report to the ELP Facilitators and are responsible for keeping in touch with their Crew throughout the week while the program is in session. Throughout the program, mentors will join Leaders in a university visit, assist them as they apply for the program’s scholarship, advise them as they develop an action plan to solve any obstacle to their personal success and serve as role models to our youth.

For further information, please email Leaders@edu-futuro.org

Fairfax

Workshops:  
Monday, June 18 OR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM **Mentor orientation**
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Kickoff**
Friday, June 29 OR Saturday, June 30, 2018 -- 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM **College visit**
Thursday, July 5, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, July 12 -- 6:30 PM -  9:00 PM
Thursday, July 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Graduation**

Location: 
Robinson Secondary School
5035 Sideburn Road, Fairfax, VA 22032

Falls Church

Workshops:
Monday, June 18 OR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM **Mentor orientation**
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Kickoff**
Friday, June 29 OR Saturday, June 30, 2018 -- 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM **College visit**
Thursday, July 5, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, July 12 -- 6:30 PM -  9:00 PM
Thursday, July 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Graduation**

Site Location:
J.E.B. Stuart High School/Justice High School
3301 Peace Valley Lane, Falls Church, VA 22044

N. Arlington

Workshops:
Monday, June 18 OR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM **Mentor orientation**
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Kickoff**
Friday, June 29 OR Saturday, June 30, 2018 -- 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM **College visit**
Thursday, July 5, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, July 12 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, July 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM      
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Graduation**

Site Location:
Washington-Lee High School
1301 N Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22201

S. Arlington 

Workshops:
Monday, June 18 OR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM **Mentor orientation**
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Kickoff**
Friday, June 29 OR Saturday, June 30, 2018 -- 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM **College visit**
Monday, July 2, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, July 9 -- 6:30 PM -  9:00 PM
Monday, July 16, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM  
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Graduation**

Site Location:
Wakefield High School
1325 S Dinwiddie St., Arlington, VA 22206

Springfield

Workshops:
Monday, June 18 OR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM **Mentor orientation**
Saturday, June 23, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Kickoff**
Friday, June 29 ORSaturday, June 30, 2018 -- 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM **College visit**
Monday, July 2, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, July 9 -- 6:30 PM -  9:00 PM
Monday, July 16, 2018 -- 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -- 12:00 noon - 3:00 PM **Graduation**

Site Location:
Robert E. Lee High School
6540 Franconia Rd, Springfield, VA 22150

A full schedule will be distributed upon acceptance to the program


One-Time Volunteer

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Please note: all one-time opportunities with ELP are during weekday evenings, depending on the site. Volunteers may choose their preferred program site (Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax, or Springfield), but may be asked to serve at another site based on the program’s needs.

Career Panelist Dates

Fairfax Site:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Robinson Secondary School
5035 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032

Falls Church Site:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
JEB Stuart High School/Justice High School
3301 Peace Valley Ln, Falls Church, VA 22044

N. Arlington Site:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Washington-Lee High School
1301 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22201

S. Arlington Site: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Wakefield High School
1325 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22206

Springfield Site:
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Robert E. Lee High School
6540 Franconia Rd, Springfield, VA 22150

As a Career Panelist, you will volunteer for one evening. The first half of the evening is set up as a panel discussion. Panelists share their stories and career path with the entire group and respond to questions that the students might have. For the second half, students are divided into small groups and the panelists separate. The student groups rotate among the individual panelists so that each student gets a chance to speak with each panelist on a more personal level. 

Scholarship Committee Member Dates

All Sites:
Sunday, July 22, 2018 -- Time and location TBD

Fairfax Site:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Robinson Secondary School
5035 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032

Falls Church Site:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
J.E.B. Stuart High School/Justice High School
3301 Peace Valley Ln, Falls Church, VA 22044  

N. Arlington Site:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Washington-Lee High School
1301 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22201

S. Arlington Site:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Wakefield High School
1325 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22206

Springfield Site:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Robert E. Lee High School
6540 Franconia Rd, Springfield, VA 22150                                                                                                                                                                

As a Scholarship Committee Member, you will be responsible for working with the other committee members to determine the winners of the Emerging Leaders Program Scholarship. On the Sunday before the scholarship competition, Committee Members will meet with their site's facilitator for an orientation on the competition and to review student scholarship applications. Then, the night of the competition, the Committee will come together on site to interview applicants. The Committee will then come to a consensus as to who will receive the scholarship award before they leave the program site at the end of the evening. The scholarship winners will be announced at the graduation ceremony.

 

Speech Competition Judge Dates

Fairfax Site:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Robinson Secondary School
5035 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032

Falls Church Site:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
J.E.B. Stuart High School/Justice High School
3301 Peace Valley Ln, Falls Church, VA 22044  

N. Arlington Site:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Washington-Lee High School
1301 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22201

S. Arlington Site:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Wakefield High School
1325 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22206

Springfield Site:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -- 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Robert E. Lee High School
6540 Franconia Rd, Springfield, VA 22150  

As a Speech Competition Judge, you will be responsible for working with the other judges to determine the winner(s) of the Speech Competition, one component of the ELP Scholarship. The judges will come together on site to hear students give their individual speeches. After hearing each speech, the judges will come to a consensus as to who gave the most compelling and passionate speech.  The speech competition winners will be announced at the graduation ceremony.

For further information, please email Leaders@edu-futuro.org