FAQs for Site Leaders
We have scheduled a variety of Drop-In Advising Appointments that you can come by and speak to one of our staff:
-Friday, March 16 from 10 am - 12 pm
-Tuesday, March 20 from 8:30 am - 10 am or 1 pm - 3 pm
-Wednesday, March 28 from 11 am - 2 pm
Can't make any of these times? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org of some times that might work for you, and we will try our best to accommodate a meeting.
Site Leader Retreat will be on Saturday, April 14, 2018. It will be an opportunity for site leaders to meet one another , start planning their FAB trips, and learn more about the FAB program.
FAB Issue Fair dates are TBD. Site leaders will be required to make and present a poster about their trips to recruit participants; it's your chance to show off your creativity and passion for your trip!
FAB Orientation dates are TBD. As a site leader, this is when participants get a chance to learn about FAB and the trips they will be attending. Site leaders will be responsible for making an Orientation Lesson Plan to teach participants about their trip issues and the service that they will be conducting.
Yes! Expectations will be covered in the FAB Site Leader Retreat on April 14, 2018.
Yes! Site leaders will plan pre-trip meetings and meet with participants several times before the trip to make sure that participants know what’s going on with the trip and get educated on the trip social issue. Site leaders must also arrange a pre-trip service in the Gainesville and Alachua county area related to the trip issue so that participants understand that trip issues aren’t just limited to the location of their actual FAB trips.
All site leaders must register for EDA4930: "Active Citzenship: Leading an Immersive Service Experience". This 1-credit class in the Fall. The class will prepare site leaders to lead an immersive service experience while allowing students to dive deeper into what social change is, diversity, and how to understand community needs. It will also empower students to be active citizens.
Upon acceptance as a site leader, you will be automatically added to the class (you cannot manually register for it yourself).
New this year, returning Site Leaders will attend a non-academic seminar to cover important trip information and also to establish and build relationships amongst current trip co-leaders. More details will be provided in the FAB Site Leader Retreat on April 14.
As a domestic trip SL registered for the course, you do not need to pay for your trip.
FAB Fest will occur on March 15, 2018. It's a recap and celebration of a successful year of service!