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Sacramento / Central CA
ADVISOR ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY
All advisors are required to dedicate approximately 16 hours in preparation to MYLP by participating in on-line trainings, conducting weekly check-ins with attendees, and attending the Parent Student Orientation.
All advisors will be assigned a group of 3-4 students for the conference. A formal mentor-mentee relationship develops through the program and advisors are encouraged to maintain that relationship with the students even after the program ends.
Advisors will be responsible for creating a safe and welcoming environment for their students.
Contacting students prior to the conference to introduce themselves and answer any questions the students or their parents may have.
Offer support and suggestions to help students achieve their fundraising goal.
Brief the students about the schedule every day of the conference and encourage active participation.
Model behavior for the students during the conference.
Debrief with the students to collect feedback and offer support.
Serve as the contact person and liaison for their parents during the conference in case of an emergency.
Be aware of the location of your assigned 3-4 students throughout the conference.
Enforce the phone and sleeping policy with attendees.
In addition to supporting the students, advisors will be asked to assist with the logistics of the conference.
Tasks assigned include:
Tech equipment set-up and support during sessions
Take pictures throughout the program
Give a khatirah after prayer
Serve as a liaison for guest speakers
Track time and keep everyone on schedule
Facilitate small group discussions and activities
Support in facilitation of main workshops
Lead icebreaker activities throughout the day
Carry materials to and from the Capitol building
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Date of Birth
Are you a MYLP Alumni?
If so, which regional office were you a part of?
Greater Los Angeles Area
San Francisco Bay Area
Have you served as an advisor for MYLP in the past?
Please input the years in which you advised for MYLP.
Why are you interested in advising for the Muslim Youth Leadership Program?
Describe the importance of mentorship for youth in our Muslim community. Who are your personal mentors and how have they influenced your civic participation?
What roles have you played in the Muslim community or beyond which demonstrate your servant-leadership?
What experience do you have with facilitation, public speaking and inter-group dialogue? Describe a time you had to resolve a conflict between colleagues, friends or family.
Will you be available for the entirety of the program? If you are not available, please elaborate:
Are you available for 16 hours prior to MYLP to do routine student check ins, attend advisor trainings and the Parent/Student Orientation if selected?
What is the role of an advisor at MYLP and how critical is it to the success of the program?
Are you comfortable preparing and delivering spiritual inspiration through khatirahs?
Please attach a copy of your resume/cover letter.
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