The Core Program is designed to identify emerging and current leaders; train them about good governance practices; provide issues-based community orientation; and engage them as community leaders on local nonprofit boards and committees. Read more about our program, or Apply Now.
Director, Leadership Berks
Director of Outreach Programs
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to an alumna/alumnus of Leadership Berks in recognition for distinguished volunteer service and support for Leadership Berks programs. The award recipient’s personal and professional accomplishments exemplify excellence in leadership, exceptional community leadership, and extraordinary commitment to community engagement and service to others.Read More
The mission of the alumni council is to foster and expand the personal, professional, and community leadership benefits enjoyed by Alumnus and support the ideals of Leadership Berks by assisting with the achievement of the organization’s objectives.Read More
(Sept.-May) 300+ hours
Program participants function as mini consulting teams by completing Service Learning Projects for Leadership Berks or community organizations. This unique learning experience provides participants the opportunity to apply their expertise and professional skills as well as concepts learned in the Leadership Berks classroom to meet project goals and objectives.
For the 2016-2017 program cycle, participants’ efforts within this program requirement will benefit the nonprofit and broader community through targeted Leadership Berks initiatives. Leadership Berks is excited about our plans for this year and are already fast at work on feature focuses that will build greater capacity and highlight our nonprofit and community partners. More details will unfold over the 2016-2017 program year.
In July 2017, Leadership Berks will resume regular solicitation of external project proposals from nonprofit and community organizations.
Leadership Berks provides great benefits to local nonprofit and community organizations.
Many Berks area community leaders regularly take time to present lectures and projects to our Leadership Berks classes.