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Programs

Adult Leader for Step Up

Step Up Leader Responsibilities

  1. Attend and participate fully in the mandatory local training sessions and in the national Leadership Training weekend (Spring).

  2. Pay the required fees, as outlined in the application package, within one month after selection.

  3. Plan and conduct activities which prepare the delegation for the Step Up program.

  4. Complete forms required by CISV, and submit them on time.

  5. Respond to pre-camp communications from the Chapter hosting your Step Up, complying with requests and time-frames.

  6. Aid the delegation with travel preparations, including but not limited to:

    • Helping to obtain passports (and visas if required) in good time
    • Obtaining information about required immunizations, and ensuring that the group has those required
    • Coordinating with the CISV travel agency regarding travel plans (these plans are made by the agency and approved by the Chapter Board of Directors)

  7. Give a general accounting of group monies, and a specific accounting of emergency monies you will carry for each delegate.

  8. Attend the Spring and Fall general meetings of the Jacksonville Chapter with your delegation, including giving a presentation on your preparation activities or your experiences.

  9. Continue CISV involvement for at least the year immediately following the Step Up. Involvement includes post-camp activity with delegation and parents, recruiting delegates and leaders for future CISV programs and promoting CISV in the community.

  10. Be wiling to acquire a thorough knowledge of CISV, and adhere to the goals and philosophy of the organization.

  11. Exhibit behavior that is mature, responsible and appropriate in keeping with CISV philosophy and the role of leader for youth.

  12. Develop good rapport with all the program participants and their families, promoting a group feeling among them.

  13. Be aware and communicate any health problems the children have, and be able to deal with such problems if they arise and be able to assist host families or program staff in dealing with such problems.