William & Mary

Apply to be a Site Leader!

Organize alternative breaks on weekends

We are recruiting new site leaders to plan and run Branch Out Regional alternative breaks for 2015-16.  Here's what we're about and how to apply.  

Desired Skills
  • Commitment to community engagement 
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility in leadership styles and issue topics
  • Ability and willingness to make time commitment to the program – including mandatory training sessions and overnight retreat 

Plan and co-lead group of 10 students in one Branch Out Regional trip each semester (or two, if you like)

Before the trip:

  • Attend mandatory Site Leader trainings (throughout the Fall) and retreat, September 18-19, 2015
  • Become van safety training certified
  • Plan and work with service site (and, if applicable, lodging) contacts before trips
  • Communicate regularly with and work with OCE staff and Student Directors, and your team
  • Plan pre-trip education sessions

During the trip:

  • Manage budget for your trips
  • Communicate with your team and build a group dynamic
  • Facilitate reflection activities on the trip
  • Commit to substance-free policy

After the trip:

  • Plan post-break reorientation meeting
  • Participate in Branch Out wide Reorientation programs
To apply

Please fill out our application online before Monday, April 13 at 11:59 pm.

Interviews will take place the week of April 6; please sign up online. 

Questions? [[mcporter, Melody Porter]], Associate Director, OCE, or the Student Directors at branchoutregional@gmail.com.