Congratulations! You have now been awakened to the ways of the Watchtower. As has been mentioned, the elders did you a favour.
JW Privilege = spending your time working for free for no personal reward
Why is 'Pioneering' considered a privilege which can be denied to the person willing to do it? As all JWs are expected to preach to others, why then is a title and elders approval required so as to fulfil a personal commitment to spend a specific number of hours preaching each month?