Student Trip Leader

Being a student trip leader is a great opportunity to lead your peers on a service trip. Design and facilitate reflections and evening activities, serve as a communication point person on-site, and receive a trip cost reduction.

Required Skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage many tasks
  • Passion for serving others
  • Leadership skills including consensus building and group facilitation
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be in good academic standing
Preferred Skills
  • Experience in leading reflection groups
  • International travel experience
  • Group travel experience
  • Work collaboratively and meet periodically with Staff and/or Faculty trip leaders and CSC intern, as well as with student co-leader(s), and maintain regular and open communication
  • In consultation with CSC staff, design and facilitate meaningful nightly reflection activities
  • Plan and implement pre-trip meetings to prepare team for all aspects of travel; meetings will include team bonding, cultural development, travel/safety guidelines, and reflection/learning activities around issues to be addressed in the week of service
  • Coordinate student fundraising efforts as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

To apply to become a student trip leader and learn more about the time commitments, compensation, and specific responsibilites for your trip, please see the relevant student volunteer application. Student trip leader applications are due at the same time as the student volunteer application.