We are looking for VISION leaders!

 Apply here: Leader Application 2019-20 DUE May 3rd (send completed app to vision@stthomas.edu)

Outlined below is a brief job description and qualifications. If you are up for an amazing challenge, please look through the information and consider taking this step to the next level of the VISION program. You do not have to have gone on a VISION trip to apply next year.

Position Title: VISION Student Leader

Job Description: As a student leader you will be expected to participate in the VISION leadership community. Each week you will meet with your fellow leaders as we prepare for the J-term and Spring Break VISION trips. Included in this are the following responsibilities:

  • Attend the summer VISION Practice trip and Leadership training (Mid to late August)
  • Attend weekly training meetings (Tuesday nights 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
  • Help in the promotion of VISION trips
  • Interview and select trip participants
  • Facilitate pre-trip orientationsLead a 1-3 week VISION trip (in BOTH J-Term and Spring Break)
  • Help in facilitating post-trip reflection sessions

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess:

  • A strong servant leader approach to life
  • A sense of adventureAn understanding and appreciation for the 6 VISION components
  • Commitment to be an active part of the student leadership team (shared reflection, trip promotion, retreats…and much, much more)
  • A big heart for people and an ability to connect with them
  • Openness to explore issues of faith and social justice
  • Dedication to the VISION program and the required training
  • Desire to live out the 6 components in daily life
  • Availability during January and Spring Break
  • Organizational skillsDependability
  • And most importantly, an aspiration to share the VISION experience with the St. Thomas community

Benefits: Along with the rewarding experience of becoming more deeply involved with VISION you will also…

  • Receive CPR, First Aid and Van Safety training
  • Be part of an amazing team of student leaders
  • Gain valuable and transferable leadership experience (Great resume builder!)
  • Receive 100% coverage of financial cost of trips

Interview Process:

If you decide to take the leap and apply to become a leader, it will be both a great challenge and also a wonderfully fulfilling time of your life. Please check back in April 2019 if you are interested in being a leader for the 2019-2020 school year

If you have any questions please contact vision@stthomas.edu.