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Retreat Small Group Team Leader

*All 2017 Retreat Leaders have been selected. Please consider Applying Spring 2018.

Fall Leadership Retreat Small Group Team Leaders

During the 2½ day retreat, small group leaders will help by:

  • Modeling outstanding leadership and encourage it from all participants
  • Facilitating small team-building activities
  • Possessing strong communication skills
  • Possessing strong group facilitation skills — flexible, organized, problem solving skills, and proactive
  • Being comfortable in working with senior level administrators
  • Greeting and hosting community leaders/alumni who attend the retreat
  • Setting the tone of the retreat, positive attitude (no complainers or laziness)
  • Ensuring that retreat participants are actively engaged

Benefits of Being a Small Group Team Leader:

  • The Follett Student Leadership Center will sponsor your attendance and waive the $60.00 registration fee. This fee covers your transportation, lodging, meals, t-shirt, and other giveaways.
  • You will help create the experience for your team
  • Learn transferable leadership skills through the Small Group Team Leader trainings
  • Get to know other leaders on campus


All selected students must be available for training on:

Wednesday, May 3rd 3:30-4:30pm

Friday, September 1st 1-5pm

Wednesday, September 6th 3-5pm

Wednesday, September 13th 3-5pm

Cancellation or Termination of Position

If you are selected and agree to serve as a Small Group Team Leader you must be available for all the trainings and meetings listed above. Failure to attend the trainings listed above will result in a termination of your Small Group Leader position. If you are terminated from the position, or cancel after September 1st you will be responsible for paying the $60.00 registration fee. You will still be eligible to attend as a participant but will not be serving as a small group team leader. If you decide not to attend the trip at all, you will also be responsible for paying the $100 cancellation fee totaling $160.00.

For more questions regarding the small group team leader expectations please contact Veronica Guzman, Associate Director for The Follett Student Leadership Center.