Core Competencies

We are looking for leaders with different skills and abilities. We believe that Everyone Leads but there are some common qualities and characteristics that we know make great Allies.


  • of the community you serve in
  • of the goals of the organization in which you’ll serve


  • goes above and beyond
  • sees projects to completion
  • takes an idea and moves it to fruition
  • works independently with minimal direction
  • communicates with others.effectively across hierarchical structures
  • demonstrates leadership


  • gives and receives feedback
  • continuously learns and converts feedback into action
  • willing to be coached to learn and trained and managed to be more effective
  • utilizes own skills and knowledge to make better decisions


  • to time, communications, and common sense
  • faces challenges head-on
  • dependable and delivers on promises


  • able to work with others to accomplish goals
  • demonstrates willingness to collaborate
  • calls upon diverse networks


  • sees the assets in a variety of communities
  • adapts to changing environments
  • utilizes critical thought, problem solving, goal setting, and assessment
  • understands there are multiple ways to accomplish goals