Tusculum College now recruiting service-driven people to become part of elite group of students

Posted on 12 April 2012 by srichey@tusculum.edu

Want to be part of an active, open-minded group of students dedicated to making a difference in the community? The Bonner Leaders program can be a wonderful way to meet and connect with other people who share interests and passions.

The Bonner Leaders program has gone above and beyond by restructuring its operations and expanding its programs and partnerships in order to include service opportunities in areas where its members have an interest. Some of the projects include mentoring, small business development, caring for animals and people from all ages and backgrounds, fundraising for global charities and disaster relief efforts among others. In addition, for the upcoming year, the Bonner Leaders program will expand their impact beyond Greene County and develop projects that will impact people from all of the major continents.

As part of this service-driven group you can become part of current efforts to make the world a better place by volunteering on individual placements or developing your own service project with the guidance and support of experienced leaders.

Reasons for becoming a Bonner Leader:

-  Achieve personal and professional growth through serving others

-  Develop leadership and interpersonal skills

-  Apply your academic learning to real human needs

-  Expand your résumé

-  Meet and interact with a diverse group of students and community members

-  Earn up to $4,725.00 through AmeriCorps
The Bonner Leaders Program is a national organization based out of Princeton, N.J., whose mission is to “improve the lives of individuals and communities by helping meet the needs of educational opportunity and the impoverished.” This service-based group is found on more than 60 college campuses across the nation. This is a great opportunity for you to address social issues on your campus, home and global community.

In order to become a Bonner Leader at Tusculum College one must be:

- Open-minded and willing to work with a diverse group of people

- Have a commitment to strengthening the community through service

- Willing to help organize campus and community wide service projects

- Show involvement in a community of peers dedicated to making a difference

- Able to participate in leadership development and other opportunities
If you would like to make a difference in the world or know anyone that would, please consider filling out an application and adopting our motto: “Serving the community today, leading the world tomorrow.”Applications are available by contacting the Center for Civic Advancement 1-800-729-0256 ext. 7273 or by e-mailing the Recruitment Directors at lzamora@tcstudents.tusculum.edu or jnewman@tcstudents.tusculum.edu. Space is limited in this program, so get your application in today and help us work together for a better world. The deadline for applications is Monday, April 20.


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