The local Advisor is vital to the success of a local HOSA Chapter. The Advisor needs to be aware of the responsibilities this entails, and become familiar with the local, regional, state, and national structure of HOSA. Satisfaction is guaranteed as students grow and develop competence to perform through the integrated and enriching experiences of HOSA membership.
The Advisor is a teacher, a guide/mentor, and a resource who assists HOSA members in relating Chapter activities to their local health science education curriculum and to a future health career.
The attitude, interest, enthusiasm, and commitment exhibited by the local HOSA Chapter Advisor will be crucial as he/she conveys the values of HOSA in the educational program in secondary, adult, postsecondary and collegiate health science education programs. The Advisor, individually and with HOSA Chapter members, must establish and maintain contacts with a variety of individuals and groups in publicizing and securing resources and support. The Advisor’s tasks are many, particularly relating to serving as the motivating force, and may be grouped generally under the following categories:
See Also: National HOSA Local Advisor