Leadership St. Joseph

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United Way Leadership St. Joseph

An Initiative of United Way of Greater St. Joseph Since 1982
Building the skills of individuals 
to be effective leaders in the community.


United Way Leadership St. Joseph is an annual, year-long leadership development program for adults living or working in the St. Joseph area. The program helps create a network of trained individuals willing to engage in leadership and community service with enhanced knowledge of this community’s opportunities, realities, and challenges.

United Way Leadership St. Joseph applications are available below and through the United Way office.  Participants are accepted into the program by a selection committee after review of submitted applications. Selection criteria includes demonstrated commitment and desire to serve as a community leader. The program is limited to 28 participants each year, begins with a two-day leadership retreat in January, and continues once a month for the remainder of the year. Successful completion requires support from the participant’s employer. Employers often pay their employee’s tuition. Limited scholarships are available. Tuition for the 2018 year is $1,300.

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If you are one of the 800+ United Way Leadership St. Joseph alumni, please, tell us about yourself now. Alumni events are being developed just for you this year!

For more information, 
contact Ann Weston, Director of Leadership St. Joseph
at (816) 364-2381 or