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GLR Region Volunteer University

2022 Great Lakes Region Civil Air Patrol
Volunteer University
22-25 June 2022

Course location: Building 1222 (USO BUILDING) Wright Patterson Air Force Base,Ohio.


 

WHAT IS GLR VOLUNTEER UNIVERSITY?

Civil Air Patrol’s Volunteer University (VolU) is designed to prepare CAP Senior Members with top-quality professional development skills in leadership, communication and management topics. In addition, Volunteer University participants benefit from an enhanced understanding of the Civil Air Patrol organization at policy-making levels, preparing them for positions at the Wing and Region levels.

Volunteer University curriculum encompasses study in a wide array of areas, including:

• Levels 2,3,4,5
• Chaplain University
• NCO Symposium
 

Volunteer University is taught by a variety of highly qualified individuals including CAP Commanders, Air Force instructors, and CAP Members who teach professionally, as well as those who are executives in their civilian careers. Each staff member is carefully screened and selected based on their experience.

Students can attend as many modules as they desire, to meet professional development level requirements. They are not required to attend all modules for any level. Students may come and take only the modules they wish to take. They may skip other modules offered and attend further modules later in the program.  This GLR VU IS PER MODULE not per level.

The curriculum will be IAW the CAP GLR Volunteer University module program. Students must understand that modules will be instructed, but post-module work might be needed to be completed and forwarded back to instructors for full credit.

WILL ATTENDING VOLUNTEER UNIVERSITY BENEFIT MY CIVIL AIR PATROL CAREER?
Volunteer University will help you to better execute duties and responsibilities associated with CAP command and staff positions. Leading CAP volunteers is uniquely challenging, requiring CAP commanders and supervisors to balance their volunteer members’ work and family needs, as well as the needs of their unit. Volunteer University can help you successfully navigate these environments, as well as enhance your leadership abilities.

WILL ATTENDING VOLUNTEER UNIVERSITY HELP ME AT MY WORK?
Absolutely! The skills taught at Volunteer University are in great demand by employers in all. industries. Flip through the Classified Sections in any newspaper and you’ll read advertisements from employers looking for people with management and communications skills — the same skills you’ll find at Volunteer University!

AM I ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND?
To be eligible to attend the Great Lakes Region Volunteer University, you must be an active CAP Senior Member. Any CAP member who has completed level 2 part 1, of the Professional Development Program

Instructors will be qualified Volunteer University Instructors.

Acceptance is based on the receipt of first approved applications accompanied by the Volunteer University fee. (Sorry, Patron Members and Cadet Sponsor Members are not eligible.)

HOW LONG IS VOLUNTEER UNIVERSITY?
The Great Lakes Region Volunteer University will begin Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – Saturday, June 25, 2022
0800 - 1700 module instruction

AT A COST YOU CAN AFFORD!
Costs to attend GLR University will be $10. per-module. Any per-cost module over 10 modules will be waived.  Maximum tuition costs for any student attending will be $100. Students will pay by cash or check to GLR at the door.

UNIFORM OF THE DAY
For staff and students. Authorized uniforms (ref CAPR 39-1, Table 1-1)
• USAF Blue Service Uniform or L/S, S/S shirt combinations
• Corporate Duty Uniform (“White Shirt”)
• Corporate Working Uniform ("Golf Shirt")
 

TRANSPORTATION
All transportation to and from GLR University will be at the cost of the students. Instructors may be reimbursed vehicle fuel.

1) Ground. Students and staff may drive POV or COV to this activity. Use of COV is at member expense for fuel. COV must be arranged locally and will not be provided by GLR University. All participants who do not have military access must process through WPAFB pass and ID for base access. A CAP participant list will be provided to security police in advance of this activity.

2) Air. For students and staff who choose to fly commercial air, Dayton International Airport is the closest major airport. If flying into Dayton International, Corporate transportation requests must be made in advance with GLRU staff. For General Aviation aircraft, Green County Airport is the closest GA airport. Corporate transportation requests to and from Green Co or Dayton International must be made in advance with GLRVU
staff.

BILLETING  (Housing)
Members who which to stay in the Dayton area may billet anywhere. Housing may be available at Wright State University for reduced costs of approximately $28. Per night for dorms. Advance registration for Wright State University is accomplished by each individual using the Wright State University website. housing_guest@wright.edu.

MESSING (Meals)
Students and staff are allowed to mess anywhere, and Pitzenberger Dining Facility (CASH ONLY) located on WPAFB is available for cost effective meals.

Questions in advance of the activity should be directed to:
CMSgt, James Gregory - jgregory@cap.gov
CMSgt Henry Dotson - hendot@comcast.net
Lt Col David Poland -dpoland@hc.cap.gov

Download the GLR UNIVERSITY 2022 - OPERATIONS ORDER

 

 

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