Get Involved
  • Engagement
  • Horizons Facilitation
  • Mission 365 Facilitation
  • Workshop Facilitation

Alumni Engagement

  • Volunteer your time and skills to an undergraduate chapter in the area.
  • Serve as an alumni advisory board member of a nearby campus chapter; help with recruitment, finances, bill collecting, educational or individual counseling, pledge education, fundraising, or the building of an effective alumni relations program.
  • Become an officer of board member of an undergraduate chapter’s house corporation.
  • Serve as a mentor to a pledge or an undergraduate.
  • Provide your assistance to a Grand Praetor to work with nearby chapters. 
  • Volunteer to be a Grand Praetor, assistant Grand Praetor, chapter advisor or assistant chapter advisor.
  • Volunteer to assist with a Sigma Chi province conference or workshop.
  • Volunteer your individual participation, donation or business support for an undergraduate or alumni chapter’s next philanthropic event.
  • Volunteer to serve as a member of a selection committee for province awards regarding leadership, scholarships, publications, etc.
  • Become an alumni chapter officer.
  • Volunteer to be a member of the Balfour Leadership Training Workshop faculty.
  • Volunteer to serve on a General Fraternity committee.

Horizons Facilitation

Horizons is Sigma Chi’s premier leadership development program. Taking place each summer in Snowbird, Utah, the program seeks to create values-based leaders that are changing the world. Horizons is fully-funded by the Sigma Chi Foundation, at no expense to either guides or the participants. The program is looking to expand and include an alumni-only session entitled Horizons Vistas to further reach more Sigma Chi brothers with the valuable lessons and journey of Horizons.

Facilitator Time Commitment

Seven years; one week-long training session and one week-long guiding session every two years; two year follow-up and small group meeting.

Qualifications

  • At least five years removed from undergraduate education

  • Facilitation experience, not necessarily within Sigma Chi

  • Familiarity with Sigma Chi Ritual, values, and ethics

  • Training at Balfour Leadership Training Workshop is a plus

Expectations

  1. To provide facilitation services as a Horizons guide over seven years:

    • Attend training session for new guides only (one week during the first year)

    • Commit to facilitate three small groups (one week during the first year; one week during the third year; and one week during the fifth year)

    • Facilitate post-session small group communication for two years (years one through three; years three through five; and years five through seven)

  2. To continue your role as a guide for each member of each small group for at least 2 years after their session, which shall at minimum include quarterly contact with small group members.

  3. To ensure all facilitator materials are up-to-date prior to guiding a new session

  4. To act as a positive role model by living Sigma Chi’s values and ideals in your everyday life

  5. To trust in and follow the Horizons process as laid out in the facilitator guide

  6. To respect the proprietary nature of the Horizons program and its curriculum by not sharing, distributing, or copying any of the exercises or material used before, during, and after your Horizons sessions

Indications of success

  • Increased participation in chapter, university, and community leadership roles of participants

  • Indications by participants in follow-up activities (surveys, interview, etc.) of a greater grasp of Sigma Chi values and instituting them in their everyday lives. Measurements may be gathered by the Horizons metrics task force and/or other fraternity resources

  • The identification of a mentor by the participants

 

Horizons is generously funded by the Sigma Chi Foundation.

Download a PDF of this information here.

mission 365 facilitation

Mission 365 is Sigma Chi’s innovative recruitment program designed to enhance the quality and quantity of the Fraternity’s membership. Our facilitators seek to inspire values-based relationships and train brothers to recruit new members based upon The Jordan Standard. The retreat is not a lecture, but rather an experiential learning process aimed at engaging a chapter’s membership.

Facilitator Time Commitment

Two years; one weekend-long training retreat; one weekend-long retreat per semester, for four semesters

Qualifications

  • Facilitation experience, not necessarily within Sigma Chi
  • Familiarity with Sigma Chi Ritual, values and ethics

Expectations

  • To attend a one-on-one, participation-based ‘learning on the job’ training at a Mission 365 chapter retreat
  • To facilitate at least one retreat per semester, or two retreats per academic year, for a period of three years
  • To continue your role as a mentor for each chapter following their retreat for at least one year
  • To ensure all facilitator materials are up-to-date prior to facilitating a chapter retreat
  • To turn-in all chapter retreat metrics, reports, and reimbursement forms in a timely manner
    • Note: Must turn in above documents to International Fraternity Headquarters prior to receiving reimbursements
  • To act as a positive role model by living Sigma Chi’s values and ideals in your everyday life
  • To respect the proprietary nature of the Mission 365 program and its curriculum by not sharing, distributing, or copying any of the exercises or material used before, during, and after a retreat

Indications of Success

  • Increased participation in chapter, university, and community leadership roles of participants
  • Indications by participants in follow-up surveys of a greater grasp of Sigma Chi values and instituting them in their everyday lives
  • The identification of a mentor by the participants

Download this information in a PDF here.

krach transformational leaders workshop facilitation

Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop (TLW) serves as the most effective and efficient educational delivery vehicle of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity. By challenging participants to improve their operational management skills and emphasizing our values-based curriculum, Krach TLW facilitators are able to deliver the highest quality life skills and leadership development education. The Fraternity is looking for alumni interested in using their experience and skills to bring this education to our undergraduates and build lasting relationships as experienced mentors.

Facilitator Time Commitment

Eighteen months: six months of facilitation and officer module training, beginning in January; attendance at Krach TLW; 12 months of mentoring following Krach TLW.

Qualifications

  • Alumnus of a Sigma Chi Fraternity chapter
  • Facilitation or mentoring experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Sigma Chi leadership programs
  • Prefer at least one year of volunteer experience within the Fraternity

Expectations

  • Serve as a facilitator and mentor in Sigma Chi’s Krach TLW for a minimum of 18 months
  • Actively participate in a web-based training program designed to prepare facilitators with the skills and knowledge required to train undergraduate brothers
  • Advocate for Sigma Chi’s values-based leadership approach and emphasize those techniques through facilitation
  • Arrive at Krach TLW one day prior to the opening sessions of the workshop for additional facilitation training
  • Stay up-to-date on Sigma Chi’s leadership programs opportunities

Indications of Success

  • Improved chapter scores on the Peterson Significant Chapter Award application in the following year
  • Indications by participants in the follow-up survey that they better understand how to operate as a chapter and within their specific officer roles
  • Chapter group completes and updates its Strategic Plan throughout the year

Download this information in a PDF here.