Outreach Trip Logistics
For ALL Outreach Volunteers on Campus and Abroad: Important Information about the Outreach Department!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The following is a breakdown of the roles, responsibilities and relationships between the SOS Trip Leader and the Trip Leader from our partnering organization. Both leaders maintain open streams of communication through regular meetings and feedback. For both parties, if there is ever anything that needs changing, make sure you tell the co-leader so you […]
Transparency is key. Charities take a lot of heat for having shady or vague policies about where a donor’s money goes, and how much of a donation makes it to the project. I’ve found that because SOS gets its donations by providing a service – Exam-AIDS – our “donors” don’t scrutinize us as much as […]