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Be a Wheaton Passage Leader!

Mentor first-year students participating in Wheaton's pre-orientation program.

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Passage Leader Positions:

Passage leadership positions are for upperclassman Wheaton Students who have a passion for Wheaton College, a willingness to contribute to the experience of incoming students and a desire to be developed as a leader in the Wheaton College community.

  • Disciple incoming freshman
  • Contribute to the Wheaton College community
  • Develop leadership skills that build your resume

In order to ensure that Passage Leaders are adequately prepared to effectively lead incoming Wheaton students through the Wheaton Passage curriculum, all leaders receive specialized training at HoneyRock before Passage. Training will provide leaders with an awareness of the social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of incoming students, skills to facilitate experiences and discussions around course themes and the opportunity to live in an authentic, missional community. Learn more about becoming a Passage Leader <<here>>

Training will also prepare you personally and professionally as a leader, providing you with valuable insights and practical resources to make meaningful contribution in the lives of new students, peers, and your surrounding community.

  Training  Track Activities Converge with Faculty  Return to Wheaton
 Wilderness  July 27  Aug 3-13  Aug 13-18  Aug 20
 Urban  July 30  Aug 6-13  Aug 13-18  Aug 20
 Camp  July 30  Aug 10-13  Aug 13-18  Aug 20
 Equestrian  July 30  Aug 10-13  Aug 13-18  Aug 20

Payment: Passage leaders are not paid for training and are not charged for room and board during training. Leaders are paid for the time that they spend leading students.

How to Apply: Applications can be submitted online via the HoneyRock registration portal: register.honeyrockcamp.org. Once your application is received, you will be contacted for an interview. Final hiring decisions will be made by March 1st.

Qualifications:
All Tracks:

  • Must be an upperclassman Wheaton College student (rising junior or senior) Freshman are encouraged to participate in the Summer Leadership School as this will essentially guarantee you an opportunity to lead Passage the following year
  • HoneyRock Experience is preferred but not required..
  • Must have an excitement and confidence in engaging in spiritual conversations regarding identity, forgiveness, etc.
  • Must have a desire to mentor and guide Wheaton Freshman

Wilderness specific:

  • Must like the wilderness! * You do not have to complete HoneyRock’s summer wilderness program to be a wilderness leader, but you will be paired with one who has completed the program.

Review our Wheaton Passage Leader FAQ's  and feel free to contact Rachael Cyrus at 715-479-7474 ext. 203 or email: passage@honeyrockcamp.org

Track Leader Positions:

Track leader positions are for returning Passage leaders who want to continue to contribute to the work of Wheaton Passage by leading the leaders of students. Track leaders receive higher level training and assist in training the new Passage leaders. During Passage, track leaders will meet to check in with and mentor group leaders, providing a listening ear and advising them in various situations. The leaders also have significant responsibility over various program elements including worship, activity scheduling, interacting with professors, caring for leaders and handling a wide range of personal and interpersonal concerns. Being a track leader will provide individuals with a large degree of responsibility, developing them to be leaders amongst peers.
• Training: All track leaders must be at HoneyRock by July 27th for training.

• Payment: Track leaders are not paid for training and are not charged for room and board during training. Leaders are paid for the time that they spend leading students, from July 30th to August 20th. Track leaders also receive a hire level of pay (370/wk).

• How to Apply: Applications can be submitted online via the HoneyRock registration portal: register.honeyrockcamp.org. Once your application is received, you will be contacted for an interview. Final hiring decisions will be made by March 1st.

• Qualifications:
o All Tracks:
 Must be an upperclassman Wheaton College student (rising junior or senior) Freshman are encouraged to participate in the Summer Leadership School as this will essentially guarantee you an opportunity to lead Passage the following year
 Must have led Passage in the past
 Must have an excitement and confidence in engaging in spiritual conversations regarding identity, forgiveness, etc.
 Must have a desire to mentor and guide peer leaders
o Wilderness specific: Must like the wilderness! * You do not have to complete HoneyRock’s summer wilderness program to be a wilderness leader, but you will be paired with one who has completed the program.

• Questions? Stop by Schell Hall or email the Passage Coordinator at rcyrus@honeyrockcamp.org

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