RLP Reviewer Instructions

Volunteer Position Description

Volunteer Position Title – Rising Leaders Program Application Review Committee Member

Volunteer Work Location – Remote (can work from office or home, anywhere with internet connection, Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer 6 or higher. If using Internet Explorer 8, please enable “Compatibility View” for wict.org.)

Volunteer Impact – As a Rising Leaders Program Application Review Committee member, you will be part of the team helping to select the incoming RLP classes. Over the years, RLP has built a strong reputation that needs to be maintained with each year of classes. As an RLP Alumnae, your involvement on the review committee will help to ensure the proper candidates are selected.

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities – The number of applications assigned to you will depend on the number of volunteers we receive. We hope to keep it between 6 – 8. We will ask you to:

  1. Read each application;
  2. Score each application based on the scoring guidelines provided by WICT;
  3. Provide comments to justify your score;
  4. Discuss your decisions as needed with the rest of the committee;
  5. Provide anonymous feedback to those candidates who were not accepted and would like to improve their application for the next year’s program.

Volunteer Qualifications – To be qualified for this position, you must be a graduate of the Rising Leaders Program and an active WICT member willing to dedicate the necessary time to complete these reviews by the deadline. 

Volunteer Commitment – This position requires a 3 – 4 hour time commitment over approximately 3 weeks. Plan to allow about 30 minutes for reviewing each application. The reviews may be completed throughout the 3-week timeframe to best accommodate your schedule, but we do ask that all reviews are completed online by the stated deadline. 

Volunteer Orientation – Once all of the applications have been received and assigned to a reviewerwe will send out a brief training video. During this video we will walk through the online review process to ensure you are comfortable with submitting your reviews electronically. 

Volunteer Supervisor and Contact Information – For any questions regarding the RLP application review process, please contact Megan Marksberry at events@wict.org.