Becoming an Orientation Leader

Orientation, Residence Life & Outdoor Programs Leadership Opportunities

The following positions are available through New Student Orientation and Residence Life:

Overview of 2015 Selection Timeline

January 30, 2015
All Residence Life Applications are due by 5 p.m.
Sign up for Group Process and individual interview when you turn in your Res Life Application

February 18, 2015
Passages Applications Due by 5 p.m.
Sign up for individual interview when you turn in application at Student Activities

March 4, 2015
O.L.E. - Outdoor Leadership Experience applications due to go through training to lead trips with Puget Sound Outdoor programs.  More information above.

March 5, 2015
Perspectives Applications Due by 5 p.m.
Sign up for individual interview when you turn in application at Student Activities

March 29, 2015
Residence Life and Orientation Leader Spring Orientation. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. meet in the WSC Rotunda.

 

Spiritual Life and Civic Engagement (SLICE) opportunities

The following positions are available through SLICE:

  • Interfaith Coordinator – 5-7 awards annually depending on funding, $4,000 each.
  • Religious Leadership Awards – 10-15 awards each year, ranging from $3,000-$7,000, some with specific requirements (e.g. Methodist, or a junior/senior, or a certain GPA) but most are open to everyone involved in religious or spiritual leadership on/off campus.
  • Cyrus Ames Wright Awards – usually 3-7 awards annually, ranging from $2,500-$20,000 (rarely awarded above $15,000) – priority for “students preparing for the ministry,” but with changing campus demographics awards are regularly given to students from any faith or spiritual tradition preparing for or considering/exploring “professional life-long religious leadership.”
  • Hurley Community Service Award – 1 award each year, usually $3,000-$5,000 depending on funding, to implement a proposed community service initiative.
  • Chaplain’s Award for Spirituality and Social Justice – 1 award each year, this is the first year it’s been awarded, will be about $1,000 depending on funding.

For more information, please see Scholarships for Currently Enrolled Students.