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CISV Leader Responsibilities.

  1. Be willing to acquire a thorough knowledge of CISV, and adhere to the goals and philosophy of the organization.
  2. Exhibit behavior that is mature, responsible, and appropriate in keeping with the CISV philosophy and the role of leader for youth.
  3. Attend and participate fully in the mandatory local and National Leadership Workshops preceding the CISV program  (if a selected leader does not attend these workshops, the Chapter is required to cancel that selection and fill the position with an individual who does attend them.)
  4. Pay any dues or fees required by the Chapter within a month after selection.
  5. Develop good rapport with all the program participants and their families promoting a group feeling among them.
  6. Be responsible for seeing that forms required by CISV (including those required of child-delegates as well as those required of the leader) are completed properly and submitted on time.
  7. Respond to pre-program communications, complying with requests and time-frames.
  8. Take responsibility for overseeing travel preparations:
  9. Be aware and communicate any health problems the children or other adults may have, be able to deal with such problems if they arise and be able to assist any host families or program staff in dealing with such problems.
  10. Be able to give a general accounting of group monies, and specific accounting of emergency monies to Chapter/families.
  11. Keep the Chapter contact person informed about plans of the delegation or individual and progress toward readiness for the experience.
  12. Plan and conduct at least one post-program activity with the participants and their families.
  13. Be receptive to suggestions from CISV – local, National, and International.
  14. Promote CISV whenever possible.
  15. Remain active in the Chapter for the year immediately after the CISV program.
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