Responsibilities and Expectations
The role of a Trip Leader
· Educating Participants
Trip Leaders are responsible for educating their participants on the social issue their service will entail, familiarize them with the community they will be working in, train participants the skills they will need to successfully and effectively complete the project.
· Planning Trip
Trip leaders need to plan detail trip schedule and activities, organize team fundraisers and group teambuilding experiences before their trip departure.
· Experiencing teamwork
Trip Leaders work closely with their co-leader and trip advisor who will also be attending the trip as well as keeping consistent contact the community organization to finalize logistics.
· Building Team
Trip Leaders oversee the break, handle daily logistics, manage group dynamics including conflict resolution, enforce and educate the Substance Free policy and facilitate daily reflections. Trip leaders spend at least 10 hours a week completing Buck-I-SERV related activities.