Responsibilities upon expedition arrival and visit in-country: Meet expedition at the airport or designated rendezvous. Escort to the project site. Arrange for money exchange. Meet with expedition leader and team leaders to discuss village accommodations and project schedule. Assist Expedition Leader with arrival meeting/participant orientation. Coordinate local community involvement in projects, the communityâ€™s intercultural exchange (sharing of dance or song, social interaction), and coordinate with the Expedition Leader in plans to carry out projects, assisting team leaders. Both the ICS and the Expedition Leader must be careful no to be overbearing with authority or diminish the role of the Team Leaders. Be a true facilitator and not a dictator. Help Expedition Leaders and Team Leaders with evening discussions. Help coordinate celebration ceremony with community. Escort expedition to airport or other departure point. Responsibilities after expedition completion: Seek feedback from the community Follow through with community to see project completion/continuity. Continue communication regarding project progress and needs with involved Expedition Leader and/or collaborating institution.
Published on Mar 27, 2012
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