William and 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 2014-15!  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
  • Plan and work with service site (and, if applicable, lodging) contacts before trips
  • Communicate regularly with and work with OCE staff and Student Directors
  • Attend mandatory Site Leader trainings (throughout the Fall) and September retreat  
  • Manage budget for your trips
  • Communicate with your team before, during and after the trip
  • Facilitate reflection activities on the trip and plan pre-trip education and post-break reorientation meeting
  • Commit to substance-free policy
  • Become van safety training certified
  • Participate in Branch Out wide Reorientation programs
To apply

Please fill out our application online before Friday, March 28 at 5 pm.

Interviews will take place the week of April 1; please sign up online by March 31 at 5 pm. 

Questions? [[mcporter, Melody Porter]], Associate Director, OCE, or Student Directors at