MENTOR - TEACH - INSPIRE
pass on the blue experience to others
On behalf of BLUE Missions, we would like to thank you for showing interest in being a Service Trip Chaperone. Chaperones play a key role in facilitating a life-changing experience for each and every one of our service trip participants. Each day you will be waking up before the sun, hiking through unbelievable landscapes, mentoring high school students, working alongside of your group and the community and enforcing the BLUE rules to all participants. There will be times where you will laugh until you cry, fall in love with entire communities, and build bonds with new people you never expected could impact you so profoundly in such a short time. Will you answer the call?
what you give:
✔ 8 days
✔ Ensure volunteer safety
✔ 100% of your energy
✔ Mentorship to volunteers
✔ Service to beneficiaries
what you get:
✔ Chaperone training
✔ Learn about our operations
✔ New skills
✔ Infinite gratitude and hugs
As a chaperone you will be working in the Dominican Republic alongside our Dominican and US staff in the execution of our projects. You will work directly under our Trip Leaders. Prior to arriving in the field, you will participate in a mandatory Chaperone Workshop.
Lead volunteers through airport on departure and return date
Liaison between the volunteers and BLUE Missions staff
Assist in the scheduling daily work groups
Provide leadership and guidance to participating volunteers
Enforce BLUE rules and safety guidelines to participating volunteers
Experience leading and/or working with students
You're inspired to change the world and work with high school students
You want to live the BLUE Experience
You have the ability to problem solve independently and have a strong self-initiative
You have strong interpersonal and organizational skills
27 - 60 years old
Subject to background check
Must visit a doctor/physician to complete our physical examination form
Must become first-aid & CPR certified by the American Red Cross by May 1, 2020
Chaperone fee of $550 covering:
Airfare (roundtrip from Miami to Dominican Republic)
Lodging and most meals
Must participate in workshop training prior to the summer of 2020
All applications to be a Service Trip Chaperone will be evaluated internally. Submission of an application does not guarantee that you will be selected. There is a $50 application fee. If you are not selected, the application fee will be refunded.
During the selection process, our team will schedule an in person or Skype interview with you in early 2020. After the interview, our team will take a few weeks to review and select our 2020 class of chaperones by March 2020. You will be notified via email if you have been accepted or not accepted for the position.
Once you receive acceptance, your payment plan for the chaperone fee will go into effect.