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 SERVICE TRIP CHAPERONES

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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

 
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RESPONSIBILITES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

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requirements

  • Chaperone fee of $550 covering:

    • Airfare (roundtrip from Miami to Dominican Republic)

    • In-country transportation

    • Lodging and most meals

    • Travel insurance

  • 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.