IIT Leaders in Training Program

If you’re a youth and passionate about leadership, we have a Training Program for you!

Introducing the IIT Leaders in Training Program – Summer 2019

The Leaders in Training Program will provide youth age 16-22 the opportunity to develop leadership skills, including effective communication, problem solving and planning skills through workshops and hands-on experience planning and executing programs for summer camp participants. The program will admit a limited number of youth who demonstrate interest in
community development, are willing to take initiative and demonstrate creative spirit and a positive attitude.

How participants qualify for the program:

  • You must be 16 -22 years old at the start of the program.
  • You must have previous work or volunteer experience within a community setting, preferably at IIT.
  • Your resume and cover letter should demonstrate leadership qualities
  • You must be successful at an in-person interview at the Islamic Institute of Toronto.
  • You must be available for the full duration of the program – either Module 1 or Module 2 (8:30 am – 4:30 p.m.): 
    • Module 1: July 2nd to July 19th
    • Module 2: July 22nd – August 9th
  • You must be available to attend a training program on June 25th (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

What participants will receive upon successful completion of the program:

  • A Certificate of Participation in the Youth Leadership Training Program
  • Access to attending 3 of 6 field trips as a group leader
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Volunteer Hours
  • An opportunity to develop friendship and bond with others in the program

How to Apply

  • Send a cover letter describing your interest in the program and why you will benefit from it
  • Send your resume showing your academic achievements and involvement in any leadership activities
  • Send your Resume and Cover Letter vi email to summercamp@islam.ca before June 1, 2019