The Public Service and Nonprofit Leadership track fosters awareness of civic responsibility, as well as address issues relevant to political and community service. Students actively involved in the community or who want to pursue a career in politics, government, law, nonprofit, or any profession in the public service or advocacy sector will learn more about community and political leadership by completing this track.
- To connect classroom experience with leadership in the public service and the nonprofit fields.
- To bring about awareness to students about issues within the political and nonprofit arenas.
- To educate students about issues in community service leadership.
- Teach students about the call of civic duty and responsibility.
- Develop skills related to political and community leadership.
- Apply concept of public service to student leadership positions.
To earn a Leadership of public service Cerificate, Student must complete sections A,
B, C and D.
Section A: Program Core Workshops - required of all SLI participants & can be completed in any order.
- Introduction to Leadership (1.5 hours)
- Ethical Decision Making (1.5 hours)
- Leading and Managing a Diverse Group (1.5 hours)
Section B: Track Core Workshops - can be completed in any order.
- Introduction to Organizational and Financial Management(1.5 hours)
- Overview of Careers in Public Service and Nonprofit(1.5 hours)
- Organizational Advancement Part 1(1.5 hours)
- Organizational Advancement Part 2(1 hours)
- Program Development and Proposal Writing(1.5 hours)
Section C: Elective Workshops
Section D: Experiential Component
Participants are required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of applied leadership. This can be any activity that participants are involved outside the classroom or workshop setting that allows them to utilize the skills they have gained from there track. Five hours are required for each track the participant is involved in. Please see the Experiential Component Policy for more information.
For additional information regarding Cal State Fullerton Nonprofit Resources please visit the Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research at http://www.fullerton.edu/nonprofitconnections/index.htm
LAST UPDATED 01/28/2010