MCT requires a high level of professionalism, follow-through, and responsibility from its Fellows. In return, Fellows receive a powerful training and leadership experience which is likely to be a “launching pad” to greater leadership opportunities, professional credibility, and connections.
Research and writing abilitiesBA or three years increasingly responsible professional experienceMeet minimum 10-hour monthly time commitmentUp for working in a flexible environment in both team and independent settingsCommitment to MCT values (see Values Mindmap at www.mountaincounseling.org) Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)Minimum 22 years of age
10-12 hours/monthSchedule (Thursday 6-9 and/or Saturday 11-3) for a total of 10+ hours/monthSix-month duration
Engagement with Fellowship participants and other MCT Team membersEnhanced consideration for paid opportunitiesConnection with various Mountain Communities (volunteer, business)Training in MCT values/practices and Grant Writing/Resource Development Strengths-focused coaching (including Meyers-Briggs, Gallup Strengths-Finder, and VIA Survey)Certificate of completion, as well as reference letters, to schools, prospective employers, etc. Complementary participation in monthly leadership development group with MCT CEOComplementary leadership training/resources (books, handouts)
Primary Fellowship Activities
Grant Research and Development (internet research, writing)Interacting with potential and current funders/donors/sponsorsProfessional Development Activities (as participant and, later, as facilitator/coach)Other activities according to emerging opportunities and individual interests