Before completing the application, please choose an interview time via this sign up genius. Please sign up for ONE interview time provideD. All interviews will take place in the Alternative Breaks office, Room 425 in SILC in the Kansas Union, unless you are otherwise notified.

If none of these interview times work with your schedule, you are off campus during these times, or you have any questions, please email kuabdevelopment@gmail.com and we will find a time or method of interview that works with your schedule.

Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted this online applications, signed up for an interview time and emailed your resume to kuabdevelopment@gmail.com.

Applications will close on April 25th at Midnight.

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Will you be in Lawrence over the summer? *
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Alternative Winter Breaks (AWB), Alternative Spring Breaks (ASB), and Alternative Summer Breaks (ASuB) Co-Coordinators

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What role do you envision the AB Co-Directors playing in your program? How will you maintain a relationship with your participants, Co-Coordinator, and your Site Leaders?
3.) How would you go about delegating the responsibilities of the Site Leaders for your season?
4.) What kinds of breaks are you interested in planning? What issues do you think students are interested in, and why?
5.) Choose a site and plan a mock alternative break trip. Where will you go? Where will you stay? Who will you be in contact with? What deadlines will you set for yourself? How much will it cost? What will volunteers do each day? Etc.
6.) Please list which seasons you are available to coordinate for and which seasons you prefer.



Alternative Weekend Breaks (AWeB) Co-Coordinators

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) Are you willing to dedicate several Saturdays/Sundays to running the Alternative Weekend Break trips?
3.) What kinds of Alternative Weekend Breaks would you like to plan? What issues do you think students are interested in, and why?
4.) How can we incorporate education, reflection, and reorientation on each Alternative Weekend Break?
5.) Recruitment occurs constantly throughout the semester; how will you publicize AWeB?




Finance Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) Do you have any experience requesting funding from student senate (writing bills, line item, EOF grant, etc)? Do you have any experience with Student Senate, Coca-Cola, KU Endowment, or other funding programs? What are your ideas for increasing Alternative Breaks revenue?
3.) What are your goals for your term as Finance Coordinator (ex. reduce the cost of trips, increase fundraising, etc) and how do you plan to accomplish those goals?
4.) How do you see your position working with the rest of AB core?
5.) How do you plan to work with the Fundraising Coordinator to further our Endowment goals?




Accounting Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What experience do you have with reconciling bank accounts,compiling financial reports, and other general accountant practices?
3.) Do you have experience with any accounting systems/softwares (Ex.QuickBooks)?
4.) How do you see your position working with the Finance Coordinator?
5.) How do you see your position working with the rest of AB core?




Public Relations Coordinators

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What experience do you have with public speaking?
3.) What experience do you have with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)?
4.) What is your recruiting strategy? What are Alternative Breaks’ selling points? How will you target:

  • On-Campus and Off-Campus Housing
  • Greek Community
  • Honors Program students
  • Student leaders
  • Non-traditional students
  • Graduate students
    5.) What do you see as the biggest threats and biggest opportunities for publicizing Alternative Breaks? Develop a proposal that incorporates your vision of where you would like to see Alternative Breaks at the end of your term.
    6.) How would you recruit, utilize, and coordinate the Alternative Breaks Outreach Committee?




Research Coordinators

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What experience do you have with research, research methods, statistics, and study design?
3.) What computer programs (i.e. Excel, Google docs, Qualtrics) are the most essential to the Research Coordinator position and what experience do you have with these programs?
4.) What types of research questions do you see as valuable to furthering the mission of Alternative Breaks?
5.) What goals do you have for this position, and how would you implement them?




Graphic Design Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What experience do you have with InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Wordpress, Web design, T-shirt design, and interactive media?
3.) What goals do you have for this position, and how would you implement them?
4.) What do you see as an opportunity for growth or innovation in terms of Alternative Breaks’ design scheme? How would you deliver that?
5.) Please attach (or email to us) an example of your design work.




Fundraising Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What, if any, experience do you have managing fundraising campaigns?
3.) What are some other ways you can envision raising money for AB?
4.) Have you taken any courses in business or fundraising? Please list all relevant courses.
5.) How might you make alumni relations a part of seasonal reflection sessions, events like the Story Slam, and Weekend Breaks?
6.) How can you build and strengthen our alumni base?




Education Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What experience do you have with curriculum and instruction, class development, etc.?
3.) What goals do you have for this position and how would you implement them?
4.) What on-campus resources do you believe we could utilize to aid in the betterment of our class content?
5.) Many students attend more than 1 week-long break in a calendar year. How will you ensure that each seasons’ content is variable enough between seasons, yet also general enough to meet curriculum requirements for each week-long break?
6.) How are you qualified to develop curriculum on topics relating to the issues discussed in the weeklong classes (i.e. social justice, identities/privilege, ethical volunteering, etc.)?
7.) In what ways do you hope to make changes or improvements to this position?




Social Media Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.)Please list the social media platforms with which you have experience.
3.) What goals do you have for this position and how would you implement them?
4.) Do you have expereince with design? If so, please elaborate.
5.) How can Alternative Breaks better engage with its followers on its three social media platforms? (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
6.) Which other social media platforms, if any, would you recommend that Alternative Breaks make acounts for and why?




Core Turnover and Development Coordinator

1.) Why do you want this position? How are you qualified?
2.) What expereince do you have with organizational development or group dynamics?
3.) What goals do you have for this position and how would you implement them?
4.) What experience do you have with scheduling of large numbers of people and other clerical duties like tracking fulfillment of requirements and attendence?
5.) What kinds of trainings and/or workshops do you believe would be beneficial for all Core members to engage in.
6.) How would you encourage social interaction and a positive, collaborative culture between Core members?