*Participants will be chosen by the Selection Committee based on application materials submitted by program candidates. The selection committee strives to recruit candidates from a representative cross section of the Willmar Lakes Area (Kandiyohi County).
*Participants must have motivation, interest, and a commitment to serve the community.
*Individuals who live, work, or learn in the Willmar Lakes Area (Kandiyohi County) are eligible to participate. A maximum of 30 candidates will be selected to participate in the Vision 2040 Leadership Class of 2018.
*Participants are expected to attend all the sessions and activities associated them in various communities throughout Kandiyohi County.
*Applicants should present evidence of past or current community involvement and demonstrate a willingness to commit themselves to active volunteer involvement in the community.
*Program Candidates must demonstrate an ability to achieve personal goals and have time available to dedicate to community service as well as a personal commitment to Kandiyohi County.
*Applicants are expected to serve and strengthen the area upon completion of the program.
*Although some employers may have an internal selection process, submitting an application does not guarantee a position in the Vision 2040 Leadership Class of 2018.
*The selection committee may be unable to place all eligible candidates, even if these applicants have demonstrated excellent credentials. These applicants are encouraged to reapply for future programs.
*Assignments outside of class sessions may be required. If selected as a participant, applicants will be expected to attend all sessions and complete program assignments.