Position Description and Overview
Leadership Camp Facilitators lead incoming freshman through a multitude of leadership development activities. They are responsible for all small group activities as well as some large group presentations. They will learn to be an expert on the Social Change Model of Leadership Development and will present information and activities that help familiarize incoming students with the model and CMU.
Responsibilities include implementing, encouraging, and supporting the development of a community spirit within the facilitator's group and floor through the use of community standards; being a positive role model and resource for incoming freshman; responding to student's personal issues, needs, and concerns as well as the group's through listening, understanding, flexibility and an open-mind. During camp sessions, facilitators will assume live-in responsibility according to the camp schedule and will remain with camp at all times. Facilitators are also responsible for knowing, adhering, communicating, and enforcing the rules and regulations pertaining to student behavior within the resident halls and communicating them to camp participants.
Requirements include: minimum 2.5 cumulative g.p.a. and at least 40 credit hours at the time of application; attendance at all scheduled training sessions and all camp sessions; must not be on any university probation. Undergraduate status preferred.
Facilitator Selection Timeline Leadership Camp 2014
Applications are due on February 4th by 5:00pm in the Towers Student Success Center (Kesseler 130).
Positions will be announced March 1st.
Attendance at all training sessions is required: (class conflicts can be worked around)
Friday, March 21: 4-8pm
Friday, April 11: 4-8pm
Friday, April 25: 4-8pm
Thursday, May 1: 1-5pm
Monday, May 12: 1-10pm
Tuesday-Thursday, May 13-15: 10am-10pm
Friday, May 16: 9am-5pm
Camp 1: Sunday-Tuesday, May 18-20
Thursday, June 5, 10am-10pm
Camp 2: Friday-Sunday, June 6-8
The Mission of Leadership Camp is to help
participants explore the social change model of leadership development
in a fun and interactive way, engaging them in a collaborative change
process, that benefits CMU and the broader community. Camp will enhance
participants' understanding of themselves as individuals and how they
contribute to a more effective group that works on behalf of society.
New Facilitator Application 2014.doc