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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Leadership Community Advocacy Change Citizenship Action Acceptance Participation Vision Awareness Justice Civility

Sixty-nine students participated in the 7th annual FSU LeaderShape program, which was held May 2 through May 7. LeaderShape participants included Florida State and Florida A&M students for a week dedicated to the development of their personal vision for change. LeaderShape applications are due in February. For more information about the program, please visit our website or contact Virginia Byrne at

ANNOUNCEMENTS COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM The Center for Leadership and Civic Education is looking for students who would like to take their service to the next level. The FSU Community Ambassador Program selects students to serve as liaisons between community partner agencies and FSU. Students who are community ambassadors will receive leadership training and documentable experience, a deeper understanding of non-profit work and important social issues, and a greater understanding of University resources. Each Community Ambassador will gain valuable and meaningful professional and personal experience. They will also receive an AmeriCorps Education Only Award and students who have been awarded Federal Work Study can receive up to $9/hour working as an Ambassador. For more information, please contact Kirsten Hagen at (850)644-1620 or JOIN CAPITAL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TODAY Join or nominate passionate students eager to learn tools to help uplift their community through civic activism through the

Capitol Leadership Academy (CLA)! Selected candidates have the option to attend the following programs: • Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida: June 12th - June 17th, 2011 called "Advanced Campaigning & Legislative Process" • George Washington University in Washington, District of Columbia: July 10th - July 15th, 2011 called "Politics & National Security" Students will learn important leadership skills to further their careers in areas of campaign management, policy, and/or nonprofit development. To nominate a student or yourself, visit their website or email BE A PART OF THE SINGLE DAY FOOD DRIVE Second Harvest of the Big Bend in conjunction with Campbell Soup and The United States Postal Service are partnering with the Association of Letter Carriers to sponsor Stamp Out Hunger on May 14. The nation’s largest “single-day food drive,” participants will place bags filled with nonperishable food items next to their mailbox for a letter carrier to pick up and deliver to local food banks. To prepare for the Stamp Out

Hunger event, Second Harvest of the Big Bend is having an event called Young People Care Too. On April 28 through April 30 various young community leaders from high school and college will come out and help sort food at the warehouse. Young People Care Too will begin on April 28 at 5pm until 8pm. The event will take place at the same time on August 29. The last day of the event is April 30 from 9am until 1pm. To volunteer for Young People Care Too or Stamp Out Hunger, contact Charvelle McClendon at (850)-562-3033 ext. 211 or

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES PARROTHEAD PHRENZY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Tallahassee Parrothead Club is hosting the 7th Annual Parrothead Phrenzy to benefit the Alzheimer’s Project. Volunteers are needed to assist on June 11, 2011 from 6 until 11 pm. About fifteen volunteers will help out with the silent auction and man a “tiki hut.” Other volunteers are needed for set up in the morning from 11am until 2 pm. Please contact Ceola Grant at (850)645-1512 or to volunteer.

GIVE AND SURF Give and Surf is a non-profit organization in the islands of Bocas del Toro, Panama. They work closely with an indigenous Ngobe Indian community with water catchment installations, educational programs, playground/community constructions, and much more! Visit their website to find out more about Give and Surf, their volunteer opportunities, and what to expect when volunteering.

SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS & AWARDS THE KENNETH E. CLARK STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD The International Leadership Association (ILA) and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) are pleased to partner to sponsor the annual Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award to recognize outstanding unpublished papers by undergraduate and graduate students. The winner of this year’s award will receive: a $1,000 cash prize; travel, lodging (up to two nights) and complimentary registration to ILA’s conference in London, UK on October 26-29, 2011; complimentary 1-year membership in the ILA; and, recognition at the ILA conference and in various multimedia ILA publications. Submissions will be judged by: the degree to which the paper addresses issues and trends that are significant to the study of leadership; the extent to which the paper shows consideration of the relevant theoretical and empirical literature; the extent to which the paper makes a conceptual or empirical contribution; and, the implications of the research for application to leadership identification and development. All authors must currently be students or must have graduated within 1-year prior to the submission deadline of June 15, 2011. Entrants must provide a letter on organizational letterhead from one faculty member certifying that a student wrote the paper. Electronic submissions are preferred. The name of the author(s) should appear only on the title page of the paper. The title page should also show the authors' affiliations, email and mailing addresses, and telephone numbers. Papers are limited to 30 double-spaced pages, excluding title page, abstract, figures, tables, and references. Entries (accompanied by faculty letters) must be received by June 15, 2011. The winning paper will be announced at the 2011 ILA Conference. Entries should be emailed to


HELP ON MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) SERVICE DAY MS Service Day will be held on June 11, 2011 from 10am until 4pm in Jacksonville and Gainesville, FL. The North Florida Chapter of the National MS Society is recruiting volunteers to come out and help provide services such as: painting, yard work, home cleaning, organizing, small renovations, transporting donated items, visitation, laundry and general house keeping. For questions, please contact Jason Henika at (904)332-6810 ext. 41134 or To volunteer, please visit their registration form.

INTERN AT EMBER ARTS IN SAN DIEGO There are 3 summer internships available with Ember Arts, a business run out of San Diego, CA that exists to renew hope by partnering with women in Uganda to create jewelry using recycled paper and plastic. Ember Arts connects these families in Uganda to the American market, where their profits help them rebuild their lives after a devastating civil war. Ember Arts is looking for sales, online marketing, and graphic design interns. For more information, visit them online. NUEKIE, INC. – INTERN NEEDED Nuekie, Inc. is looking for an intern skilled in web design and graphic design. The intern must have experience designing ecommerce and multimedia websites and will be working by telecommute. Commensurate for internship is based on experience. If interested please contact them at

INTERNSHIP AT THE BROGAN MUSEUM The Mary Brogan Museum is currently looking for summer interns. Internships at The Brogan Museum are open to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Ideal candidates for the program are responsible and thorough with excellent organizational skills. Interns must be willing to devote a minimum of ten hours a week to their designated department. No particular major or degree is required, but a genuine interest in the humanities, science, art, and museum work is of paramount importance. The Brogan Museum encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines to apply. For more information visit their internship webpage or contact Lyanne Frost-Madden at

Opportunities are not screened before they are posted. Students are encouraged to use their best judgment when selecting service opportunities. OTHER JOB OPPORTUNITY RESOURCES: >>The Center’s Sustained Service Experiences | >> FSU Career Center | >>SERVEnet | >>Idealist | >>Opportunity Knocks | >>Independent Sector | >>

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