WOW General Volunteers

Volunteer with Week of Welcome!

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Check back in late January to find out how to apply to be a WOW 2024 General Volunteer!

Week of Welcome is the biggest volunteer group on campus, and has positions for people with all kinds of strengths and interests. As a WOW volunteer, you will be involved in running New Student Orientation, and Week of Welcome.

Position Descriptions WOW 2023


Faculty Leaders (FL) - Fomerly Tours and Activities (TAV)

Approximate time commitment = 60 hours (April - September)

Faculty Leaders or FLs serve as the first point of contact for new students on campus! Faculty Leaders ensure both new and returning students transition smoothly into university life. Responsibilities of Faculty Leaders Volunteers include, but are not limited to:

  • New Student Orientation: welcome new students to the university by facilitating campus tours, acting as support for various presentations, participating in panels, and answering questions, both University-wide and faculty-specific, through various means.

  • Welcome Events: Faculty Leaders will be assigned a minimum of 3 Week of Welcome shifts such as set-up and take down of WOW Village, Pancake Breakfast, Quad Activities, and MainStage roaming during WOW.


Information and Presentations Facilitator (IPF)

Approximate time commitment = 60 hours (April - September)

Like public speaking or interested in giving presentations? This position is for you! Using personal and professional growth and development, Information and Presentation Facilitator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • New Student Orientation: facilitating content and hosting informative, engaging, and exciting sessions about student life, involvement, health and wellness, transition to Univeristy, and healthy relationships.

  • Welcome Events: Information and Presentations Facilitators will be assigned a minimum of 3 Week of Welcome shifts such as - Set-up and take down of WOW Village, Pancake Breakfast, Quad Activities, and Mainstage roaming during WOW.


Site and Admin Volunteers (SAV)

Approximate time commitment = 60 hours (April - September)

Site and Admin Volunteers or SAVs provide logistical support throughout the Week of Welcome program. Back-end logistics and implementation are the focus for this group and typical involvement can include, but are not limited to:

  • New Student Orientation: registration processes and help desk, technical support, and site-specific set up, maintenance and tear down

  • Welcome Events: Information and Presentations Facilitators will be assigned a minimum of 3 Week of Welcome shifts such as - Set-up and take down of WOW Village, Pancake Breakfast, Quad Activities, and Mainstage roaming during WOW.


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Contact

Phone

780-492-1480

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