2018 Leadership Academy Application Instructions & Forms

JustLead Washington seeks applicants for its 2018 Leadership Academy, a nine-month cohort-based experience designed to build a broad network of community leaders who can effectively and collaboratively work toward equity and justice throughout Washington State.

Applications must be completed and submitted no later than Monday, January 8, 2018, at 5:00pm.

Selected Fellows participate in four training retreats in 2018: March 29-31, June 14-16, September 20-22, and December 6-8. Retreats are hosted in Seattle and typically begin at noon on Thursday and end by 1pm on Saturday. Applicants must commit to attending all in-person retreats and participating in online learning activities throughout the year.

Before submitting an application, please review additional information about the Leadership Academy’s selection criteria and costs.

Interested applicants have two options for submitting a complete application:

  1. Online Application (Preferred)
  2. Email Submission

Option 1: Online Application

We recommend you prepare your answers in advance using the Application Form questions below as a guide, as you will need to submit your online application in one visit.

You will also be asked to upload two documents as part of your application:

  1. A Resume or Summary of Relevant Professional & Volunteer experience (no more than 2 pages), and
  2. AnĀ  Employer/Sponsoring Organization Letter of Support [DOC]
    If you do not have a direct supervisor/employer (e.g. you are self-employed, an Executive Director, or are applying in your capacity as a board member or volunteer) you may have a board member or sponsor from a partnering organization complete this letter of support.

Begin Online Application

Option 2: Submit Application by Email

Email a completed application packet to
info@justleadwa.org.

A complete application must include:

  1. Application Form [DOC]
  2. Resume or Summary of Relevant Professional & Volunteer Experience (no more than 2 pages)
  3. Employer/Sponsoring Organization Letter of Support [DOC]
    If you do not have a direct supervisor/employer (e.g. you are self-employed, an Executive Director, or are applying in your capacity as a board member or volunteer) you may have a board
    member or sponsor from a partnering organization complete this letter of support.

Download Application

Review the application before submitting online or download for email submission.

Leadership Academy Application Form [DOC]

Employer/Sponsoring Organization Letter of Support [DOC]


Questions & Assistance

If you need assistance to complete your application or have any questions or problems regarding your application, please contact Jennifer Werdell at jenniferw@justleadwa.org.