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Honors Performance Series Chaperone (High School)

Company: WorldStrides
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Chaperones serve a critical role, ensuring the safety and security of all students while participating in the Series. Chaperones act as Series representatives and work to ensure the well-being of Finalists,
while also having a great time!

Chaperone Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of each Series Chaperone is to lead and supervise approximately 15-17 assigned Finalists participating in the program.
Additional responsibilities include:

* Obtain the required travel documents
* Complete eLearning requirements
* Complete background database check
* Provide information for "Chaperone Profile" to be sent to students
* Contact each participant to introduce yourself and review program expectations
* Attend in-person pre-program staff meeting
* Work closely with program staff and other Chaperones to ensure a smooth program
* Assist with greeting students and families on arrival day
* Supervise students and enforce rules of behavior
* Escort students to meals and supervise them closely during meal time
* Attend Finalist activities and touring, including assigned rehearsals (scheduled in advance)
* Serve as the point of contact for Finalists
* Know where your students are and account for them at all times
* Inform students of proper behavior and stress consideration for the hotel and venues
* Distribute event tickets
* Assist with final day departures from the hotel
* Have fun and share this amazing experience!
Program Dates
The Honors Performance Series High School Choral and Instrumental Ensembles will take place Wednesday, February 1 - Sunday, February 5, 2023
Chaperones should have a strong music background or interest, experience working with students, and a desire to help make this an unforgettable experience for the Finalists. Family members, boosters, and other non-music personnel are not eligible for this position. While all music directors
are encouraged to apply, preference is given to those who have successfully participated as Series
Chaperones in the past, who have Finalists participating in the Series, or who have a demonstrated record of traveling with student performers.

Application Requirements: The application form at will
require the following information from all applicants:
* Completed application form
* A brief resume indicating experience working with students and your musical background
* Fingerprinting
* Background check authorization
As the safety and well-being of the Finalists is our primary concern, all applicants MUST pass a standard background check in order to be considered as a Chaperone.
Inclusions for Selected Chaperones:
* Stipend payable following the Series (contingent upon successful completion of responsibilities)
* Double occupancy lodging at the Series hotel
* Admission to all Series activities, including sightseeing, excursions, and the final performance
* Ground transportation during the program that is to or from all Series activities
* Exposure to world-class conductors during the program
* Chaperones are responsible for their own transportation to and from the host city, as well as their meals during the program

Selection Process
* Applications are due to the Series on November 25 2022. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
* Applicants will be notified of their status in late 2022. Notifications will be sent by email, and Chaperones will receive onboarding instructions upon acceptance.
* We depend on Chaperones to fulfill an essential component of the program. Once Chaperones are selected, the Series expects them to participate fully in the program and complete their individual roles to the best of their abilities.
* When applying please indicate if you are also interested in being a Chaperone in Sydney, Australia in July 23-August 5, 2023.
Field; New York Tour Central
Chaperones should have a strong music background or interest, experience working with students, and a desire to help make this an unforgettable experience for the Finalists.
Not Eligible

Keywords: WorldStrides, Allentown , Honors Performance Series Chaperone (High School), Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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