Trip Leader Certifications
Summer Certified Trip Leader
This LeaderTreks staff member has successfully completed training in the LeaderTreks trip program and has been approved by the Program Director to lead trips. He or she is equipped to facilitate student-driven learning and firmly grasps his or her staff role within the LeaderTreks model for student leadership development.
First Class Trip Leader
This LeaderTreks staff member firmly grasps all major elements of the LeaderTreks program and has been approved by the Program Director to lead trips. He or she is a trained facilitator, who daily practices strong customer service and consistently lives out LeaderTreks five shared values. This staff member has successfully led a trip as a Commanding Trip Leader and has received an exemplary post-trip evaluation from their trip partner.
Advanced Trip Leader
This LeaderTreks staff member has met all the requirements of the First Class Trip Leader. He or she has successfully completed ten weeks as a Commanding Trip Leader and has received high approval ratings from each of his or her trip partners. This staff member is qualified to lead Frontline, Mission Ready, and Intense Impact trips, and he or she has successfully led students through Student Leader Weekend. He or she has also received exemplary weekly performance evaluations from LeaderTreks’ Program Director as well as written recommendations from students, interns, and missionary partners commending their service and intentional student development.
Master Trip Leader
This LeaderTreks staff member has met all the requirements of the Advanced Trip Leader. He or she has successfully completed sixteen weeks as a Commanding Trip Leader and has earned his or her Gold Certification in two Leadership Training Events. He or she has recruited staff to join the LeaderTreks team and displays a mastery of LeaderTreks products and services. This staff member has also received written recommendations from parents, trip partners, and the President of LeaderTreks highlighting his or her level of investment in students and above-and-beyond service.
Leadership Training Retreat Certifications
This LeaderTreks staff member has successfully completed 40 hours of training in the certified Leadership Training Event. He/She has led this event successfully, and has been deemed by LeaderTreks an official trainer for the event. This trainer is able to teach, facilitate and debrief initiatives, lead discussions, and train students on the topic of leadership development in a way that leads to transformational change.
This LeaderTreks staff member has been deemed an expert in the certified Leadership Training Event. This staff member has not only been certified in the skills of leading this event, but has proved his/her ability to go above and beyond. This staff has shown excellence in partnering with churches, logistics, and the execution of this training from beginning to end. He/She has also received outstanding evaluations from church partners after running this event.