16 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Committing 1. Why do you want to lead an Ascend Expedition?
2. Mission & Operations: What is the humanitarian mission of Ascend Travel?
What are our four solution areas (and thus our first four team assignment areas)?
What is the fifth area for the team assignments on expeditions? 3. Did you read the expedition overview and expedition policy? ____ Do you understand them? ____
4. Contacts/Coordination: Who are the two people with whom you will coordinate the most? Expedition Coordinator Name ______________________ email__________________________ In-country coordinator Name _______________________ email__________________________ 5. Have you set up a Skype so that you can call your In-country coordinator at no Charge? ______ Instructions available at www.skype.com. What is your Skype name? _____________________ 6. Marketing and Recruitment: What marketing items are available from Ascend for your expedition, so that you can send these to prospective participants? Do you have a role in helping prepare any of these materials? When should you start marketing your expedition? 7. Initial Application: Where do prospective participants send expedition applications, membership payment and deposits? Is participation guaranteed? 8. Payments & Forms: Who collects payments and forms?
9. Does Ascend Travel handle group airline reservations? 10. How does Ascend Travel facilitate credit card payments? 18
Published on Mar 27, 2012
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