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Orientation Week Leader

Orientation – Halifax, Nova Scotia
Department Orientation
Employment Type Commissioner
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Volunteer

Looking for an awesome way to get involved? Orientation Week (O-week) leader 2018 applications are now open! In this role, you will get the opportunity to welcome new students into the Dalhousie community by facilitating events, mentorship, good times, and much more! Think of it as summer camp for adults! O-Week 2018 begins September 1st, see you there!

Mandatory leader training will be held from Aug 30th – Aug 31st in Halifax.

It is expected that all leaders participate in this training and is crucial in becoming a O-Week Leader. You are also expected to complete a mandatory online component. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please forward them to the DSU VP Student Life at vpstudentlife@dsu.ca! 

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Completion of 3 online training modules over the summer via bright

space

- Attendance at Orientation Leader Training

- Attendance and participation in all three days of Orientation Programming

- Actively encourage first year participation in Orientation Programming

- Establish and maintain a fun and inclusive environment for first year’s participating in Orientation

- Ensure Orientation participants feel safe and comfortable at all times

- Assist with the facilitation of various Orientation Activities

- Assist any participants who require help throughout the course of Orientation

- Establish and maintain a friendly relationships with O-week participants and encourage them to do the same

- Abide by the rules and stipulations laid out in the Orientation Leader contract, which is to be signed on the final day of leader training.

Deadline for Application: August 28th 2018 at 4pm

The Dalhousie Student Union welcomes the contributions that individuals from traditionally marginalized communities, as outlined under the prohibited grounds for discrimination in the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act, bring to our organization. These include racialized people; Indigenous people; women; lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people; and people with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify here if they are a member of a marginalized community.

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  • Location
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Department
    Orientation
  • Employment Type
    Commissioner
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Volunteer
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