2020 Volunteer Leadership Training (VoLT) Program
# Call for Participation #
The MGA Training Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Volunteer Leadership Training (VoLT) Program. The VoLT Program invites growing members volunteers who have a desire to continue growing as IEEE volunteers and lead their local units to complete the program’s prerequisite courses and apply for the program when the application opens in June.
To date, over 300 volunteers representing all ten IEEE Regions, and over 100 Sections, have graduated from the VoLT Program. As a testament to its success, graduates are taking positions of leadership with their local operational units and at the Region level.
## Prerequisite Courses & Other Requirements
To be considered for the program, candidates are required to complete the eight prerequisite courses that cover the core organizational units of IEEE and provide foundational knowledge of the organization. The eight courses are available in the IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE), https://ieee-elearning.org/CLE/index.php.
To access the courses(https://ieee-elearning.org/CLE/totara/program/view.php?id=18), log into the CLE with your IEEE account. For complete application requirements, see our Application Checklist (https://ieee-elearning.org/CLE/local/staticpage/view.php?page=mga_voltprogram_applicationrequirements).
## Application & Key Dates
The application for the 2020 class will open on June 1st, 2020. Volunteers who complete the prerequisite courses between now and May 31st, 2020 will receive an email invitation to apply. The link to the application will also be posted on the website (https://ieee-elearning.org/CLE/local/staticpage/view.php?page=mga_voltprogram).
The application will close July 17, 2020, at 11:59PM Eastern Time. In addition to their applications, candidates must have completed the eight prerequisite courses and submitted their endorsements by this date in order to be considered for a seat in this year’s program.
Candidates will be notified of their application status in August 2020. The program starts September and ends in early December. During the program, participants will attend weekly virtual webinars focused on leadership topics. Participants will have a mentor, and work on a project with their assigned teams.
For more information about the program, please visit our new home(https://ieee-elearning.org/CLE/local/staticpage/view.php?page=mga_voltprogram) in the CLE.
2020 MGA Training Committee Chair
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