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 2014 Selection Timeline

January 31, 2014
All Residence Life Applications are due by 5pm
Sign up for Group Process and individual interview when you turn in your Res Life Application

February 19, 2014
Passages Applications Due by 5:00pm
Sign up for individual interview when you turn in application at Student Development

February 20, 2014
O.L.E. - Outdoor Leadership Experience applications due to go through training to lead trips with Puget Sound Outdoor programs.  More information above.

March 12, 2014
Perspectives Applications Due by 5:00pm
Sign up for individual interview when you turn in application at Student Development

April 6, 2014
Residence Life and Orientation Leader Spring Orientation. 8am - 5pm meet in the WSC Rotunda.

Spirituality, Service & Social Justice (SSSJ) opportunities

The following positions are available through SSSJ:

  • 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.

Orientation Leader Interest Meeting

February 12, 4pm to 5pm, WSC Boardroom Lounge

Come to the Wheelock Student Center Boardroom Lounge for an interest meeting about Passages and Perspectives leader positions!  Refreshments will be provided too.