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Halftime Lead Applications

The Halftime Lead Application for the Fall Haltimes is now closed.  Please check back during the Fall if you would like to apply to be a Lead for the Spring 2017 Halftimes.

To learn more about Halftime, click here


What is a Halftime Lead?

Halftime leaders are responsible for giving a talk and facilitating small groups of participants. Halftime is a free weekend away to share your experiences with others, meet new people, and connect with BC faculty and staff. It will be the job of the leaders to help participants understand the themes of Halftime and talk about how to implement these themes into daily life at BC and beyond. If you enjoyed your Halftime experience or would like the opportunity to lead a retreat, you should apply to lead Halftime!

Who is eligible?

Lead applications are open to ALL students in the class of 2017 (rising seniors) and the class of 2018 (rising juniors) even if you have not been on Halftime.

How do I apply to be a lead?

Fill out the application at the link above by Friday, April 8th. Once the application is submitted, you will receive an email to schedule a 30 minute interview. This application is for the Fall 2016 Halftimes (August and October) only. Applications for the Spring 2017 Halftimes (February, March and April) will be open in the fall semester.

2016-2017 Halftime Dates: **

Halftime 85: August 24-26, 2016 
Halftime 86: October 14-16, 2016
Halftime 87: February 17-19, 2017
Halftime 88: March 24-26, 2017
Halftime 89: April 21-23, 2017

**Please Note: in order to lead a Halftime, you must be available for the 8 weeks leading up to that Halftime.
i.e.: August Halftime leads must be in the Boston area over the summer for meetings.
i.e.: February Halftime meetings begin 1-2 weeks before winter break. 

All Halftime Leads commit to the following:

1) Leading one full Halftime weekend.
2) Attending eight training meetings with fellow Leads and the Retreat Director in the two months leading up to the actual retreat.
3) Participating in one half-day lead team gathering.

Benefits to being a Halftime Lead:

- If you've gone on Halftime before, you get to go again! 
- Have fun working alongside 7 peers and a retreat director to go deeper into the 3 Key Questions, and prepare to guide others.
- Work with the Center for Student Formation Staff on retreat preparation.
- Develop leadership skills in small group facilitation.
- Develop public-speaking skills in talk preparation.
- Gain a solid grasp of the meaning of Halftime and how it fits into Jesuit education.

Any questions, please contact