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VISION YOUTH GOLD PROGRAM

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Transcript of VISION YOUTH GOLD PROGRAM

GOLD PROGRAM
VISION YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM 2014
WHAT IS
LEADERSHIP?
Name a leader:
A FOLLOWER?
WHAT IS THE OPPOSITE OF A LEADER?
The Leader is only a small part of any movement
We are both
LEADERS
and
FOLLOWERS
at the same time.
"Now if you notice, the first follower is actually and underestimated form of leadership in itself"
LEADERS
FOLLOWERS
The opposite?...
APATHY
In Vision Youth, leadership is about taking the initiative to work with others towards a common goal. It doesn't matter whether you are the first to lead.
You don't have to be Gandhi (or shirtless dancing guy)
to be a leader.
The first followers leads the other followers, who in turn leads more followers...
So bringing it down to Earth, what does leadership look like?
After a long hike, your team arrives at camp exhausted! You all rest by a tree, though a storm is fore-casted to come in the evening and your team needs to put up a shelter. Unfortunately, noone wants to move.
15 minutes later...
Guys, let's build a shelter before it starts raining
A leader can stand out for an unpopular cause, but it's the right one. But you can't be a leader on your own.
Yeah, we better
Ok
Ok
Ok
Leader
Leader Follower
Here's the leadership we often overlook: the leader follower who has the initiative to follow and lead.
Leadership = taking action
In different ways, we influence people around us to work towards a common cause. Always strive to lead and follow. Just don't sit around and wait for things to happen.
Do something about it!
Gold 2014 Overview

Leading by example:

After extensive training and selection from the Bronze and Silver programs, Gold Visioneers are ready to take charge and lead by example. They develop the initiative, competency, and tools to inspire and lead others and become a positive force for change in society.


GOLD: EXEMPLIFY
Themes
Components
Calendar
Interviews
FAQ
Q&A
SILVER: EXERCISE
BRONZE: EXPOSURE
Gold Program
Themes
MASTERY
PURPOSE
AUTONOMY
Golds will strive to master new skills for both outdoors survival and for personal and professional development
Golds will take charge of their own development through self-directed planning and new challenges
Golds will be challenged to discover in themselves a sense of greater purpose and drive to better oneself and the community.
Program Components
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Community Service
Professional Development
Special Events
Leadership workshops
Communication
Project Management
Event Planning
Community Research Project

Ideas Forum

Project Execution
VY Orientation
VY Alumni Mixer
Fall Speaker Series
Year-end Gala
CALENDAR OVERVIEW
Spring
Summer
Fall
March - June: Biweekly Sundays
May 17th-18th: May Camp
May 24th: City Mosaic
Important Dates
July - August: Weekly meetings
Important Dates
August 2nd-4th: Wilderness Survival Camp
August 9th-12th: Qualifying Expedition
August 16th-22nd: Residential Project
September - December: Biweekly Sundays
Important Dates
Sept 7th: CSP Proposal
Sept 21st: Expedition log submissions
Attendance policy:
Mandatory sessions + 80%
March 9th: Application deadline
March 16th: Interviews
March 23rd: Acceptances
ENROLLMENT
INTERVIEWS
Final Message:
Length: 10 minutes

What to bring:
Program Fee Cheque
Resume
DEA Record Book
1. Community Service

2. Expeditions


3. Skills

4. Physical Recreation

5. Residential Project


Min. 60 hrs over 12 months
Wilderness Survival Camp (Practice)
Qualifying Expedition (4 days, 3 nights)
Sustained over a minimum of 12 months
50 hrs over a min. of 25 weeks

Survival Camp
Residential Project
Invest in yourself!
Don't expect to be able to benefit from the program just by showing up and going through the motions. We can give you the opportunities to develop, but we can't give you leadership skills. As in any other aspect of your life, you need to seize these opportunities yourself - step up for the challenges - they are the best things VY can give you. The ball's in your court.
researching an organization
How to improve the community
Goal: sustainability and scale
Training provided in project management, event planning, external communications, and online collaboration
In partnership with Alpha Response
David Dick, trained medic and consultant for the Canadian Forces
3 day Water Survival
Wilderness Survival Techniques
Navigating Rapids
Survival Night
Challenges by the dozens!

A Residential Project is a minimum of 5 days, 4 nights away from home on a shared activity with people you've never met before.

http://www.dukeofed.org/ab/residential-projectvolunteer-opportunities
Past projects:

2010 Costa Rica: World Youth Volunteer
2011 Edmonton: Habitat for Humanity
2012 Vancouver: Aboriginals Village
2013 Kenora: LEAD program
Wilderness
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