The OASERVIC Emerging Leaders Program was designed to provide graduate counseling students and new professionals early in their careers with cultivating experiences that enhance leadership skills, competency development, and diverse opportunities to actively participate in OASERVIC Executive Board meetings, serve on a committee, task force, and/or engage in projects of interest, receive mentorship, build professional networks, and gain exposure to the responsibilities associated with fulfilling elected counseling leadership positions in Ohio.
Two graduate counseling students (master’s or doctoral) and one new professional early in their career (new professionals must have graduated within the previous year to qualify for the program) will be selected as Emerging Leaders to provide a minimum of 50 hours of service to the OASERVIC during the 2020-2021 term (October, 2020 to October, 2021). Recipients must be an OASERVIC member at the time of application submission, and your status (i.e., master, doctoral, or new professional) should be based on your student/graduation status as of January 1, 2020. Emerging Leaders will also receive funding to subsidize conference registration costs for either the 2020 AOCC Conference or OASERVIC Conference. Due to COVID-19 concerns, Emerging Leaders may opt to attend a virtual training offered by OASERVIC or by the Ohio Counseling Association that is commensurate with conference registration costs. Emerging Leaders will also be recognized at OASERVIC’s awards ceremony at an OASERVIC awards ceremony either at the All Ohio Counselors’ Conference or OASERVIC’s annual workshop, and also be featured on OASERVIC’s website.
Applicants are sought who have exhibited exceptional leadership potential, and that hold a willingness to serve OASERVIC in a variety of roles for the betterment of the counseling profession and populations we serve.
Interested applicants should submit the following to Victoria Giegerich, Emerging Leaders Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 1, 2020:
1. The OASERVIC Emerging Leaders application
2. Your curriculum vitae or resume
3. Two letters of recommendation describing your leadership skills and experiences, and reasons why you should be selected to serve as an Emerging Leader
Applications can be found on the OASERVIC website at: www.oaservic.org
The selection committee will notify applicants of their application status by October 15, 2020.
If you have any questions, please contact the Emerging Leaders Program chair:
Victoria Giegerich at email@example.com
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