StudentsOfferingSupport

Information Sessions 101

Information Sessions 101

  Booth Info Session Who? Targets students who don’t know about Outreach Trips. For students who are interested in Outreach Trips but want more information. Where? Busy spots on campus; near study spaces, common areas, places to eat, etc. In a classroom or study space that you have booked ahead of time. When? Year round. […]

On Campus Tabling or Booths

On Campus Tabling or Booths

Goal Booths are a key component to increasing students’ awareness of SOS Outreach Trips. The purpose of a booth is to engage with students and tell them that SOS provides Outreach Trips. At your booth, you want to make sure students know the location of your trip and what their tasks will be. You want […]

Sample Email to Professors

Dear (professor name), My name is ____, I am a (year of study) year (major) student here at (school). I am writing to you today to tell you about a fantastic opportunity that will definitely be of interest for your students in (name of class). I am the Vice President of Outreach at Students Offering […]

Taking Photos & Videos on Your Outreach Trip

Taking Pictures & Filming Videos on your Outreach Trip During your Outreach Trips you will witness some of the most beautiful and awe inducing spectacles unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Whether it is the mountains in Bolivia, the Peruvian rainforest, or the deep waters in Guatemala, you will want to snap pictures and film […]

Trip Leadership Role: Wellness Participant

Wellness Participant Role Description   Requirements: Patient Sensitive Approachable First aid certifications desired, but not required   The role of the Wellness Participant is to ensure the physical and mental health of all Outreach Trip participants during their SOS Outreach Trip. The Wellness Participant is not to act as an emergency first aid responder, but […]

Trip Leadership Role: Community Profile Participant

Community Profile Participant Role Description   Requirements: Approachable Strong interest in research and/or data collection Willingness to collaborate with NGO and Trip Leaders to collect information Patient and flexible Eager for a cross cultural experience Spanish speaking (desired, but if not the NGO leader will help with the process). Completed a course on research methods […]

Digital Products Best Case Practices

This e-manual outlines some best case practices from chapters that have had success with offering digital products. If your chapter is considering offering these products, use this as a starting point! Queen’s SOS Recording Digital Exam-AIDs Course coordinators are trained on recording Digital Exam-AIDs at the live session If there is no course coordinator, then […]

VP Academics Handbook

VP Academics Handbook Welcome to your new role as Vice President of Academics. You are responsible for the training and management of Exam-AID Instructors for your chapter. This manual outlines your main responsibilities and indicated where you can find more information. To make the learning process easier, this handbook serves as a high level overview […]

Social Media Do’s, Don’ts & Best Case Practices

Social Media Do’s, Don’ts & Best Case Practices

Social Media Do’s & Don’ts DO: Talk about your volunteers! One of the most unique parts about SOS is that we’re student run! Talk about your tutor’s experience with the course and what makes them awesome! DON’T: Over utilize Facebook events Facebook events can seem like a great way to advertise, but it often confuses […]

Story of Success: JDC Partnership at Laurier SOS

Story of Success: JDC Partnership at Laurier SOS

Overview Laurier SOS has long been the highest gross revenue chapter within Students Offering Support – and one of the reasons for this is their incredible partnership with the JDC (Jeux de Commerce) club at their school. The basis of this partnership is that JDC members tutor some of Laurier SOS’ sessions and get to […]