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Student Volunteer Recruitment

 Student Life is current recruiting volunteers for a variety of student leadership positions for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Application Dates

Applications for Student Life volunteer positions will open December 10, 2018 and will close on January 18, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Information Sessions

If you are interested in learning more about the positions and having the opportunity to meet other students currently in these roles, we will be holding tabling sessions at North and Downtown locations in the New Year.

North Oshawa information tables – UA West Atrium
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m.
Downtown Oshawa information tables – 61 Charles Street Building
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 1to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.to 3 p.m.

Eligibility

In order to be a Student Life volunteer, you must...

  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • Remain in good standing with the University.
  • Be able to attend your assigned interview date and any position-specific retreats, team meetings, and training dates, as required by your role.

Successful candidates for each position must have completed, at minimum, Level 1 of the Ambassador Program training. The prerequisite training must be completed by April 2019. Offers are conditional on the successful completion of Level 1 Ambassador Training. The next Ambassador Training Day is Saturday, January 12, 2019. Registration is now open.

If you have any questions about current standing in the Ambassador Program, or general inquiries about training, please contact ambassadors@uoit.ca.

Leadership Roles

  • Equity Advocate

    Equity Advocates are students interested in a broad range of human rights issues, including sexism, racism, ableism, transphobia, homophobia, sexual violence and more. The Equity Advocates develop and deliver student-led initiatives to promote an equitable living, learning, and working environment within the campus community. This position is for upper-year students interested in collaborative and community engaged learning, to gain greater self-knowledge and leadership skills in the realm of equity.

    Equity Advocate Job Description 

  • Digital Community Crew

    Members of the Digital Community Crew are students passionate about strengthening and fostering feelings of pride and community at the university. These students work as a team to plan digital campaigns and physical activations that are accessible and engaging, with the goal of giving students the opportunity to interact with students outside of the classroom and bridge the divide between online and offline interactions.

    Digital Community Crew Job Description 

  • International Student Orientation Leader

    International Student Orientation Leaders (ISOLs) are specially trained upper-year students focused on supporting incoming International and Exchange students with new arrival and transitional needs. ISOLs are vital in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for new students when they are most alone and confused. This is an opportunity to engage with peers in an enriching way by sharing about your own culture and learning about theirs. This role is open to both International and Domestic students.

    International Student Orientation Leader Job Description

  • Peer Leader

    Peer Leaders are trained, upper-year students from a variety of faculties who specialize in providing support for new and incoming students. Peer Leaders are paired with students based on a set of demographic and values-based information, which helps the Student Engagement and Equity staff to determine suitable matches among incoming and upper-year students. Peer Leaders will encourage students to be engaged, self-advocating learners; both inside and outside the classroom.

    Peer Leaders play an integral role in supporting incoming first-year students during Ignite orientation. Peer Leaders enthusiastically welcome new students to the university, help them to get oriented to campus, and are available to their students throughout the year to answer questions, make referrals to campus services, attend campus events, and more! 

    Peer Leader Job Description 

  • Senior Peer Leader

    Senior Peer Leaders are upper year students who support and motivate groups of Peer Leaders from their respective academic faculties. Seniors are considered to be the 'leaders of the leaders',  acting as a knowledgeable resource for the volunteers within the program, advising Peer leaders, and reporting on student engagement.  

    Senior Peer Leaders play an integral role in supporting the development and implementation of Orientation programs for first-year undergraduate students, both during Ignite and through the academic year. Senior Peer Leaders are responsible for liaising between Student Engagement and Equity Staff and the Peer Leaders, ensuring that the students registered within the program are receiving up-to-date information about campus life, and feeling connected to the campus community. 

    Senior Peer Leader job Description 

  • UOIT Ambassador

    The Ambassador Program is open to all UOIT students who are looking to get involved on campus at any point during their academic career, from first-years to grad students.  

    As a UOIT Ambassador, students have an opportunity to participate in ongoing leadership development that supports their personal and professional growth. The Ambassador Program consists of 4 levels of leadership development,  wherein students will complete workshops in areas of Communication, Community, Equity, Leadership and Reflection.

    Upon completion of the Level 1 workshops, students will officially become an Ambassador, and be eligible to volunteer at a variety of campus events, such as Open House, Orientation events, and more! 

     Become an Ambassador

     


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