Voyage Instructor Application

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Voyage Instructor
Application
All highly motivated and passionate people are encouraged to apply no matter what outdoor
experience you have! We can teach anyone outdoor skills, but you must bring the energy.
Please return completed application, resumé, and questions to Ted Wogan at Voyages
Headquarters (Milky Way) by 5:00pm on October 30th, 2016. Voyages Headquarters is located
near Maggie’s Buns and has the Voyages sign outside the windows. Interview times will be
emailed to the e-mail address you provide. Interviews will take place in early November with
Voyage leaders chosen by the middle of November.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: _______________________________________________________________________
First
Last
MI
Preferred Name
UC Box #_________
Email: _______________________
Phone # ___________________
Student I.D. # ____________________ Present Class Status:
Major: ________________________________
Fr.
Soph.
Jr.
Sr.
Minor: _____________________________
GPA (college or high school if freshman): _________ (min. 2.25)
VOYAGE POSITION
Voyage Leaders are student leaders guiding new Pacific students on four-to-five day preorientation outings (please see job description attached).
Please rank the top FIVE (1 being your most preferred) Voyage Trips you would like to lead:
___ Support Staff (Drivers, Logistics, Food Buying, Evacuation Assistants, Trainers, Support
Staff etc.)
___ Sea Kayaking
___ Backpacking
___ Tour of Central Oregon
___ Rock Climbing
___ Backpack/Canoeing
___ Whitewater Rafting
___ Surfing
___ Urban Adventure
RESUMÉ
Attach a typed “resumé” which should include a list of:
Work or service experiences: List work experience and include position title, description of
responsibilities or duties and a supervisor’s name and contact number
Leadership experiences: Include trainings, elected positions, and volunteer experience that
include leadership
Outdoor experience: List your outdoor experience especially as it relates to the voyage activity
you would like to lead
Extracurricular activities and interests: Sports, travel, hobbies, etc., and how they have
influenced your leadership style
QUESTIONS
Please type the answers to the following questions on a separate piece of paper. Keep questions
to one page maximum for all responses. (If you are a returning Voyage Leader you do not need
to answer the essay questions.)
1.
2.
3.
4.
What do you believe is the most important goal of orientation at Pacific?
What mistakes have you made that make you a better leader?
What are your strengths and weaknesses as a leader/person?
Give an example of good risk management on the type of trip you might be leading.
REFERENCES
Please provide three references that can speak to your leadership skills and qualifications for this
position.
Faculty Member:
Name
Title
Phone (Hours to call)
______________________________________________________________________________
Work or Service Supervisor:
Name
Title
Phone (Hours to call)
______________________________________________________________________________
Mentor, Advisor, or Past Co-leader:
Name
Title
Phone (Hours to call)
______________________________________________________________________________
By signing below I have indicated that the supplied information is correct to the best of my
knowledge. I have read the Voyages job description and agree to comply with all requirements
for this position should I be selected. In addition, I understand that should I be appointed, I must
attend all training sessions and scheduled meetings pertaining to this position.
Signature
Date
For more information or questions please contact Katelyn Hennes (Voyages Coordinator) at
503-352-3080 or e-mail to [email protected]
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