2020 MYL Foundation MassSTAR 3-Day Conference Senior Staff Application

The MassSTAR 3-Day Citizenship Conference is 100% volunteer staffed and is sponsored by the Massachusetts Youth Leadership Foundation (MYL Foundation). We rely on the enthusiasm and dedication of our outstanding volunteers to make this weekend possible - and we are happy that you are interested in providing it for the 2020 MassSTAR Conference!

If you have any questions during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact this year’s Director of Senior Staff:
Summer Moukalled - summer.moukalled@massyouthleadership.org


Application deadline: March 4, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM. Applications submitted after this deadline may not be considered.

Age: You must be 21 years of age or older to serve in a Senior Staff role at MassSTAR. Junior Staff applications can be found on the website.

Expectations of Senior Staff:
- Attend Staff Training on April 11th, 2020 from 10AM-3PM.

- Be available and onsite on-site at Lasell College for the 2020 Conference from 5pm on Thursday, May 28th 2020 through 7pm Sunday, May 31st 2020.

- Maintain professional behavior and appearance (in person and online) in all interactions with MassSTAR delegates, staff, and volunteers before, during, and following the 2020 MassSTAR Conference.

-Support junior staff with in-kind donations via encouragement, advice and tips, etc.

- Stay in communication with the Directors of Senior and Junior Staff, other members of 2020 Conference Planning Committee as well as members of Junior Staff.

- Report any conflicts with this timing must be communicated to the Senior Staff Director with as much notice as possible.

If you have any questions about the application or the application process, please reach out to the Senior Staff Director or visit http://massyouthleadership.org/volunteer.html.
Name *
First and last name
Preferred Name *
Gender *
Preferred Gender Pronouns (i.e. him, her, they) *
Age *
Date of birth *
Phone number *
Current Street Address *
City and State *
Zip code *
If you were an alumnus of the MYL Foundation Conference(s), what was your alumni year? *
(If you are not an alumnus please list who referred you to the MYL Foundation)
What was the name of the high school that you attended? *
If you did not attend a high school in Massachusetts, please include the city/state.
Please indicate any previous involvement in the Massachusetts Youth Leadership Foundation. If not, how did you hear about the MassSTAR Citizenship Conference and/or the Massachusetts Youth Leadership Foundation? *
I am interested in serving in the following role(s) at the MassSTAR 2020 conference: *
I am able to participate in the 2020 MassSTAR Conference on the following dates: *
If needed, would you be able to serve as a day staff member and have a reliable form of transportation for the entire weekend? *
I will be in communication (via email and phone) with and perform tasks as required by the 2020 Conference Planning Committee in the weeks leading up to the conference. *
If an emergency or major conflict arises prior to the Conference, I will contact the Senior Staff Director immediately. *
What is your current occupation? *
Why do you want to volunteer with MassSTAR? If you have previously volunteered with the MYL Foundation what brings you back to volunteer this year? *
Three words that describe me best are: *
I am a(n) _______ kind of leader. *
Use this to describe either your leadership style or how you consider yourself to be a leader
Your favorite point of the MassSTAR Star is: *
Please list one expectation or goal for yourself for the MassSTAR 2020 conference? *
What kind of personality do you work best with and why? *
Describe a difficult team you've had to lead or a difficult situation you've had to navigate. What made it challenging? How did you go about overcoming the issues? *
You’re a new addition to the crayon box. What color would you be and why? *
In what ways can the Staff directors, Conference Planning Committee or Board support you either during and before the conference? *
Is there anything else we should know about you?
(optional/if applicable)
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