Group Leader Position
Student Involvement Awards
Awards recognize and reward students and their organizations whose involvement has made SUNY Oswego and the surrounding community a better place to live and learn. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-5420; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Arena and Convocation Hall, Campus Center
Tuesday, April 22, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Indie concert: Arms & Sleepers, American Royalty and Gianni Paci
Arms & Sleepers is an electronic duo from Boston. American Royalty is a psych-pop trio from Brooklyn. Guitarist Gianni Paci is a recent graduate of New York University and is influenced by Buddy Holly and The Beatles. Performer Magazine recently featured him on its cover. $5 at the door; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/administration/parking. 312-4581.
Location: Lounge, Hewitt Union
Friday, April 25, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Softball vs. SUNYIT
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Softball Field
Tuesday, April 22, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Baseball vs. Ithaca
Location: Oswego, NY- Laker Baseball Field
Wednesday, April 23, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
GOLD Third Thursdays
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Location: Various Cities
Thursday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Reunion Weekend 2014
More information: alumni.oswego.edu/reunion
Location: SUNY Oswego, New York 104, Oswego, NY, United States
Thursday, June 5, noon - noon
The Group Leader position is a leadership role that is assumed by students in GST302. This course is reserved for group leaders that have been previously approved by the Coordinator of Service Learning and Community Service. It is a two credit (2) upper division course that involves hands on training at a community service site. Group Leaders will participate in 80 hours a semester of community service as part of their requirement. These hours include time planning and attending programs and fulfilling office hours.
Expectations for all Group Leader Positions
- Act as a liaison between service site, CSLCS, and other service learning students
- Facilitate discussions at service site with other Service Learning students
- Partake in 10 discussion classes
- Complete all written assignments and journal entries
- Research and prepare group reflection activities
- Orient and support students at service site
- Aid in planning and preparation of special events at service site
- Give presentations to classes about Service Learning
- Administer feedback questionnaires to respective parties
- Fulfilling weekly office hours in the point
- Ability to become van trained to transport volunteers (requires a valid drivers license)
Specific Job Descriptions
Adopt-A-Grandparent (AGP): Group Leader will supervise and facilitate other volunteers and service learning students at weekly visits to local nursing homes. This project will expand our current Adopt-a-Grandparent program which is currently at capacity. The Group Leader will work closely with current AGP coordinators to organize a sustainable expansion program. Weekly visits will consist of travel to a designated nursing home and visiting with selected residents and partaking in such activities as crafts, storytelling, and companionship.
Mentor Oswego: Group Leader will orient and supervise student volunteers at various elementary and middle schools in the Oswego City School District. The Group Leader will coordinate and facilitate activities, crafts, games, homework time, and discussions. Activities vary depending on the site.