Join the L.I.R/HOFNOD/Just Chillin-
on Fishing Not on Drugs (HOFNOD),
& Let It Ride is in partnership with
Just Chilln- B.E.S.T.,
is seeking passionate program graduates for the Alumni
Leadership Council to improve youth prevention and programs at
CTC. Also, to ensure that programs are up to date with work
base learning, environmental and aquatic skills.
is composed of ten dynamic young adults’ ages 21+ from
throughout the States who support and promote prevention,
aquatic education, and environmental careers. Working closely
with the Alumni relations director, council members
will help support and develop strategies to advocate for
comprehensive environmental skills, health promotion, and AOD
Utilizing the power of youth activism along with strategies
such as media mobilization, policymaker education, grassroots
organizing, and more, the Council will work together to create
significant policy changes during the 2011-2012 year and
challenge the general culture.
The time commitment is approximately 4-5 hours per month and
Council Members will develop an alumni directory.
General Position Responsibilities
Each council member will be required to:
Attend and actively participate in monthly and/or scheduled
Attend and participate in retreats and trainings facilitated
by CTC and Advocates for Youth, including
camping trip at Geneva State Park, fathers day weekends
Actively organize and participate in outreach and advocacy
efforts to local media, policy makers and community members
Submit at least one story for newsletter to the editor.
Submit stories for blogs every month for website related to
Participate in summer program
Young adult, age 21 and over
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in the use of “viral technology” tools, such as
social network websites (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube),
listservs, email, etc.
respectfully work with a wide range of groups and individuals
Enjoy helping others (youth)
Enjoy outdoor activities
Enjoy music theater, creative writing, and video production
(media literacy skills)
Please complete this application and
email or mail back by
September 1, 2011
to the address shown at the end of
Leadership Council Member Application
Please email, fax or mail
your complete application by September 1, 2011 to:
Antoinette Gray, BSW
Director of Alumni Relations,
Cleveland Treatment Center Inc.
Phone: (216) 861-4246~ Fax: (216) 861-1156~
First Name: _______________________Last Name:
Alternative Telephone Number: _______________________
Alternative Telephone Number:
Best way to contact you:
City, State, Zip:
Best address to receive mail:
□ current □ school □ permanent
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY): _______________(You must be 21 or
Year/Grade & (years attended
Race/Ethnicity (optional): ______________________________________
Please provide one person (not a family member) who
can serve as a
reference for you:
City, State, Zip: __________________________________________
Phone Number: __________________________________________
Relationship to you:_______________________________________
1. Why do you want to join the
2. In what ways have you shown
leadership in your school or community?
What education, experience, or knowledge do you have about
and how they operate?
4. What skills could you bring to this organization?
All Council members must attend the members must
attend the first
meeting September 8
Are you able to attend training from Sept. 8, 2011?
As outlined above,
Leadership Council holds a high level of expectations for all
members on the Council.
Please find below a more detailed description of the
expectations and requirements of Council Members.
Attend and participate
in retreats and trainings facilitated by
and participate in a meeting September 8, 2011.
If you are not
able to attend the training, please DO NOT submit your
application because we will not be able to accept you to
the Council; (Unless approved otherwise)
Ability to respond to emails and phone calls within 48
hours in most cases.
If you are not able to access the internet on a
regular basis, please be sure to indicate
what other types of work you are willing to do for
· Facilitate presentations and
discussions on programming and other outlet for youth in
· Attend and
actively participate in monthly and/or scheduled meetings
over the phone or in person;
· Recruit and mobilize youth participate in
· Organize and participate in
advocacy efforts with council members, and CTC
Submit one letter to
the editor or op-ed newsletter;
Engage other youth through new technology, especially
social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, video blogging,
· Ability to manage
paperwork i. e, media releases, etc.
Ability to respectfully work with a wide range of groups
· Other duties as decided by Council
Gray with any questions that you may have:
Director of Alumni Relations, L.I.R/HOFNOD
Treatment Center Inc.
1127 Carnegie Avenue~
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: (216) 861-4246~ Fax: (216)