We’re looking for senior members who are interested in supporting the annual cadet encampment to be held at Camp San Luis Obispo from 06-13 July 2019.
Those who would like to apply for any of the positions below must submit their interest to the appropriate individual before the deadline of Thursday, 16 May.
Opportunities are available for any senior member who is interested in being a guest Instructor, serving on the Support Staff, or as a Training Officer. Brief descriptions of each are provided below:
Instructors are subject matter experts in their fields. Encampment students undergo a rigorous academic program to provide instruction in the areas of Aerospace, Leadership, Character and Fitness. Previous classes have included: History of Aviation, Space Exploration, Air Force Career Opportunities, Wingman & Warrior Concept, Discipline, Teamwork, CAP Activities, Core Values, Honor Code, and more! Senior members with model rocketry and/or emergency services experience (GTM & UDF) are encouraged to apply to help with the Advanced Training program.
Support Staff senior members are those with experience in the areas of: Administration, Communications, Finance, Health Services, IT, Logistics, Mess, Public Affairs or Transportation. Being one of CAWG’s largest cadet activities there is a colossal amount of effort that goes into supporting the training being provided. Each one of the areas listed above are of critical importance to the success of the activity. New senior members will be mentored by those with years of experience. Seniors with an interest in any of the areas mentioned above are encouraged to come join the encampment senior support team. Additionally, to develop continuity across the support departments encampment is in search of a senior member who is interested in serving in a Chief of Staff capacity. This person should be highly motivated, possess a general knowledge of the support functions listed above (does not need to be encampment specific), and be interested in supporting the encampment program for a few years.
Training Officers are assigned to each flight at Encampment. They are CAP senior members who are the cadets’ first-line adult leaders. They also fulfill a critical role as mentors to the cadets, particularly the flight staff. The major functions of this position include: ensuring cadets’ safety, observation and mentoring of flight staff, observation and evaluation of students, personal counseling, and a general desire to be around cadets and help them grow. Senior members with model rocketry and/or emergency services experience (GTM & UDF) are encouraged to apply to help with the Advanced Training program. New Training Officers will be assigned as assistants and mentored by other adults who will guide you through the Encampment experience. This is one of the most demanding but rewarding experiences at Encampment!
Anyone who thinks they may be interested in any of the above positions are encouraged to reach out via email to get more information. Please email the contacts below based on what position interests you.
For INSTRUCTORS email Maj Tim Albert, Curriculum & Plans Officer
For SUPPORT STAFF email Lt Col Doug Crawford, Deputy Commander for Support
For TRAINING OFFICERS email Lt Col Brett Dolnick, Chief Training Officer
If you’re not quite sure where you’d best fit but are interested or have any general questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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