UJA Genesis is excited to offer our second iteration of the Community Leadership Accelerator program, designed specifically for high school students: the Future Leaders Accelerator.

Join a group of likeminded individuals who care about making a difference in the Jewish community. Participate in impactful volunteer opportunities, develop your skills as a leader, and explore the importance of Jewish community. This three-week summer program is focused around three key areas: volunteerism, leadership, and community. Participants will hear from inspiring speakers each week and participate in meaningful volunteer work.

// Entering grade 11 or 12 in fall 2020
// Availability to commit to the program
// Interest in exploring UJA’s role in the community
// Willingness to volunteer for the community

1. Obtain leadership skills through weekly training sessions with inspiring speakers
2. Explore UJA’s role in the community through sessions with professionals and UJA leaders
3. Volunteer with UJA Genesis’s ongoing initiatives
4. Participate in a hands-on impactful volunteer group project (while physically distanced)  

Why join the Community Leadership Program?
// Obtain 40 community service hours
// Transferable leadership experience
// Ability to make an impact on the Jewish community through volunteerism

What’s the commitment?
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – Friday, August 21, 2020
// Three Zoom sessions per week for three weeks
// Participate in ongoing volunteer UJA initiatives
// Participate in Give Back Project as a group
// Three multimodal reflections

Upon completion of the program, you will graduate with the following:
// 40 community service hours
// A letter of reference from UJA
// A deeper understanding of the Toronto Jewish community
// A strong network of peers who represent the next generation of Jewish Toronto leadership and are passionate about making a difference in the community