Become a Leader

 ”Being a Leader can be seen as getting a unique “in” with your chosen professional field. Projects that you work on might not be trusted to someone in an entry-level position. No matter which site you go to, it will include some aspects of possible jobs for you down the line.” ~Fiona H.

2012-2013 Cohort


Lake Effect Leaders is a great opportunity for recent graduates who are looking to gain professional experience and further develop their skills and abilities.  Members have the unique opportunity to explore various aspects of nonprofit organizations by managing multiple responsibilities within their host sites. Members generally have the ability to tailor their experience to better align with their interests, strengths, and career aspirations. 



Lake Effect Leaders encourages candidates to apply for positions if they:

Have a strong ethic of service

Have professional/educational goals in which service plays an integral part

Have a commitment to the Northwestern Pennsylvania