BENEFITS TO JOINING AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Community service hours are given for completing a service project on a topic you are passionate about, along with working diligently on this National andInternational Student Council Team. - This is a remote and virtual opportunity, meaning that you can participate from anywhere in the world, from any country or state in the US. In this case, meetings will be held virtually. - If you are in the age range of 14-23, and you are interested in promoting education and literacy, along with subjects like tutoring, and would like to gain valuable leadership skills you can write on applications, resumes, and even on college applications, this may be the perfect opportunity for you! Plus, you will have to give no more than 1-2 hours each week. Interested? Read more! Do you dream of being part of an international student nonprofit leadership group that can help you reach your goals? Learn about our award winning organization and how you can make a difference. Student Leadership Council’s mission is to promote literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities and acquisition of materials.
We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.
Objectives: To recognize talents and strengths in students through four aspects - leadership, community service, networking and scholarship. The Student Leadership Council has two types of memberships available: junior member and senior member.
HOW TO APPLY:
1. Please submit the online application form (to the right that asks for your name and contact information) at this link: https://school.newheightseducation.org/about/nheg-groups/student-leadership-council/
2. Put together your profile of academic achievements and talents (you can use e-portfolio or online portfolio, as well) such as a resume or list of classes you've taken, activities, and skills. Please include your unofficial transcript, and if unsure of what to include, you can contact email@example.com
*You can optionally submit an informal letter (from parents/guardians) about your background and history.
3. Submit a letter giving permission to participate (from parents/guardians). This can be as simple as a typed-out pdf of your parent's signature, along with a message saying that (name) is able to participate in the New Heights Education Student Council.
4. You can email these documents to firstname.lastname@example.org, and they will be reviewed, and if found eligible, a junior membership will be granted. If you don’t qualify for a membership, you will be informed about additional things you might do to become a member.
5. Please also click the "I want to help" button to confirm your interest on this site.
If you have been accepted as a junior member, your next step will be to choose a project . You might want to discuss your choice with the Executive Director for further guidelines.
Frequently Asked Questions
How often do you meet?
It is recommended that you meet at least once every other month.
Meetings can be held in-person/online or both.
What about a service project?
It is suggested that every student finds someone in their chosen profession to mentor them and work with that mentor for at least six months. We will help you find one if needed. A letter from the mentor will be needed that shows time spent and of what the tasks consisted.
What are the testing requirements?
No standardized tests are required.
Parents may send in a letter telling about their student/child’s history, but it doesn’t count towards the three other professional references required.
The requirements to be accepted as a junior member are:
Must be 14-23 years old and in grade 9-12 with minimum 3.0 GPA and for those continuing into college with minimum 3.0 GPA
Letter from parents/guardians describing the student’s history (optional)
We respond to ALL messages, please check your spam folder if you don't hear from us. Email us at NewHeightsEducation@yahoo.com. Or message us on our HR google hangout https://hangouts.google.com/group/AqmPQ2uqBLoxbvl23 Phone numbers are appreciated, if we don't have a number and you don't reply to our email we have no way of responding.
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Our Mission: The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.
We are an award winning resource and literacy center. We serve all families regardless of school choice or backgrounds. Apply to volunteer in one of our 76 positions, if you have a talent we can implement it. Contact us today: NewHeightsEducation@yahoo.com
*Please be advised that most of the potential volunteers that reach out to us, do not reply to our initial letter. Make sure to check spam folders, share a phone number and stay proactive in your onboarding. Volunteer with us: https://youtu.be/KkE86hDicNk
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
September 14, 2020
Teaching / Instruction
Must be at least 14
5 hours a month
Online and/or in person meetings, phone line/microphone, interested in volunteer service/skillbuild