Week of Welcome Assistant

  • Deadline: August 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Supervisor: Eleanor Sidley, Student Life and Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Title: Week of Welcome Assistant

Job Term: August 30, 2021 – September 11, 2021


Job Description:

Week of Welcome (WOW) takes place from September 4-11, 2021. During Week of Welcome, students will come together to take part in a variety of activities to celebrate the start of a new school year. We have lots of exciting activities planned as we kick off a new semester and we are hiring Week of Welcome Assistants to help us execute this fun, action-packed week.

Week of Welcome Assistants will help with the preparation and execution of the 2021 Week of Welcome. Week of Welcome Assistants will have a more in-depth knowledge of the week’s events and will be the go-to people for our Week of Welcome Volunteer Leaders. Week of Welcome Assistants will ensure that the 2021 Week of Welcome is vibrant, inclusive, welcoming and safe.


  • Support the Student Life and Community Engagement Coordinator the week before WOW and the week during WOW
  • Assist with activity set up
  • Help to facilitate orientation events
  • Lead Week of Welcome Volunteer Leaders
  • Ensure all new and returning students feel welcome to campus
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Be in your second year, or above. Students from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • Able to work both independently and in a group setting
  • Able to facilitate meaningful programming for their peers
  • Able to demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Have an energetic and welcoming attitude

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to orientation@cbu.ca