Volunteer with WOW

Applications to be a WOW 2022 Team Facilitator are now closed!

Team Facilitator applications are now closed

The Week of Welcome Team is the biggest volunteer group on campus, hiring ~400 volunteers every year! WOW has positions for people with all kinds of strengths and interests.

Information about Senior Volunteer Positions

As a senior volunteer, you can expect to take on a large role with the program, including the management, and training of general volunteers within the program. If you have volunteered with WOW previously, and are looking to take the next step in your leadership development, then this is a perfect opportunity to do that!

**Information can be found below about Team Facilitator Positions

PLEASE NOTE:

  • To apply to be a Team Facilitator, you must have previously volunteered with WOW for at least 1 year, and have attended an information session about being a Team Facilitator. For the schedule for TF info sessions, please check out the schedule below:

Team Facilitator Position Descriptions

Approximate Time Commitment: 160 hours over 10 months

Tour and Activities Team Facilitators (TATFs) - This position will, along with the other TATFs, help to oversee the Tour & Activity Facilitators (formerly known as Faculty Leaders). Duties will include, but are not limited too:

  • 1) Giving tour training to the Tour & Activity Facilitators prior to New Student Orientation.

  • 2) Organizing and facilitating team bonding events for the TATF Team.

  • 3) Be a knowledgable first point of contact for both volunteers and in some cases, new students on campus locations, buildings, and general information.

  • 4) Facilitate both Pancakes and Quad Activities during Week of Welcome.

Site and Admin Team Facilitator (SATF) - This position will, along with the other SATFs, help to oversee the Site & Admin Facilitators. SATFs duties will include, but are not limited too:

  • 1) Working "behind the scenes" to help support front facing aspects of New Student Orientation and Week of Welcome.

  • 2) Organizing and facilitating team bonding events for the Site and Admin Team.

  • 3) Facilitate training for Site and Admin Facilitator volunteers Information & Presentations Team Facilitator (IPTF)

  • 4) Provide assistance to both Clubs Fair & the WOW Village as well as the WOW Main Stage/Beer Gardens during Week of Welcome.

Information and Presentation Team Facilitator (IPF) - This position will, along with the other IPTFs, help to oversee the Information & Presentation Facilitators, as well as the delivery of UAlberta 101 and UAlberta 201 . IPTFs duties will include, but are not limited too:

  • 1) Working to deliver the UAlberta 101 presentation during New Student Orientation

  • 2) Organizing and facilitating team bonding events for the Information & Presentations Team.

  • 3) Facilitate training for IPF team.

  • 4) Provide assistance to the WOW Main Stage/Beer Gardens during Week of Welcome.

Promotions & Party Team Facilitator (PPTF) - This position, along with the other PPTFs, help to oversee the Promotions and Party Team, who work to help promote, and advertise New Student Orientation and Week of Welcome programming. Their duties are, but are not limited too:

  • 1) Working with the other PPTFs to come up with a promotional strategy for NSO and WOW programming, including general volunteer training.

  • 2) Organizing and facilitating team bonding events for the PPF Team.

  • 3) Facilitate training for Promotions and Media Facilitators.

  • 4) Helping to create a direction for Week of Welcome promotion, General Volunteer Recruitment, and New Student Orientation promotion to incoming first year students.

  • 5) Provide assistance to the WOW Main Stage/Beer Gardens as well as Evening Events (i.e Comedy Night, Wayne Lee Hypnotist) during Week of Welcome.

*Preference for this position are returning Team Facilitators who have had multiple years of experience with the WOW Program.

WOW Team Facilitator Info Session Information

Click here to watch an Info Session Recording.

Information about General Volunteer Positions

Please check back in Late-January/Early-February 2022 when we begin General Volunteer recruitment! If you have never volunteered with Week of Welcome before, this is the perfect opportunity for you to get involved with the program!

**Check back in early January for more information about the volunteer application process and the roles we offer.

For more information on the volunteer positions, please click the tab in the side bar for more information!

If you have any questions, please email volunteers@su.ualberta.ca

*PLEASE NOTE: The current plan for WOW 2022 is a hybrid model with a mix of online and in-person experiences but there are no exact schedules at this time. Week of Welcome staff are monitoring the current environment and will look to the Alberta government and University of Alberta for more guidance as September 2022 approaches.

Social
Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram
Contact

Phone

780-492-1480

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
volunteers@su.ualberta.ca

Address

Students' Union Executive and Administrative Offices
Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7