Center for Community Engagement

Trip Leader Application

2014 Trip Leader applications deadline has been extended until March 18, 2014.

Trip Leaders are volunteers who play an integral role in CEOT. Their responsibilities include leading small groups of students and directing activities during the trip. Trip Leader duties include participating in events throughout the fall. We are looking for a diverse pool of applicants who have demonstrated their interest in community engagement through their activities and courses. 

Trip Leaders will all received a free t-shirt!

Please note: Due to training schedules and orientation schedules, it is not possible to serve as a CEOT Leader and an RC or an Orientation/Squad Leader.  Please do not apply if you plan to fill either of these roles during orientation.

Application instructions

To complete you application, please fill out the webform below and email the following 3 materials attached to an email to Dean Karen Miller at kmlmiller@amherst.ed

1.     A headshot picture of you (if you are selected, this picture would be on the CCE website)
2.     Your resume
3.     A one to two page personal statement that addresses the following questions:  Why are you applying for this position?  What knowledge, skills and experiences make you an ideal candidate? Be sure to write your name at the top of the personal statement page.

Personal information
Application questions
Will you be a Resident Counselor in the fall? *
Due to the RC training schedule, it is not possible to be a CEOT Leader and an RC.
Are you applying to be a Peer Career Advisor in the Career Center? *
Do you plan to be an Orientation Leader/Squad Leader? *
Due to the orientation schedule, it is not possible to be a CEOT Leader and an Orientation Leader/Squad Leader.
Additional information
Do you have a valid U.S. driver's license? *
As of this coming August, will you have had a U.S. driver's license for at least one year? *
Are you registered to drive a College vehicle with the Campus Police? *
Do you speak Spanish conversationally? *
Do you require a special diet? (E.g. gluten-free, vegan): *

Please consult the American Apparel t-shirt sizing chart before making your size selection.