Leadership Opportunties

Orientation, Residence Life & Outdoor Programs Leadership Opportunities

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

Orientation Leader applications

New Leader Application 
Veteran (Returning) Leader Application
Leader Recommendation Form (References)




A suggestion for filling out the on-line application: The questions in the links below are the same questions you are asked to respond to in the online application. It is recommended that you answer these questions in a Word document and then copy and paste them into the online application. This insures that you are able to save your content in the event that your web browser crashes while you are filling out the application.

New Leader Questions

Veteran Leader Questions


Overview of 2016 Selection Timeline

February 15, 2016

Orientation Leader Applications Due by 11:59 pm
Sign up for individual interview when you turn in application at Student Activities

February 17- March 3, 2016
New Orientation Leader Interviews
Sign up for individual interview occurs when you turn in application at Student Activities

February 24, 2016
O.L.E. - Outdoor Leadership Experience applications due at 11:59pm to go through training to lead trips with Puget Sound Outdoor programs.  More information.

March 11, 2016
Orientation leader selections notified via email by 5 p.m.

April 3, 2016
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.