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 5 p.m.
Sign up for Group Process and individual interview when you turn in your Res Life Application

February 19, 2014
Passages Applications Due by 5 p.m.
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 p.m.
Sign up for individual interview when you turn in application at Student Development

April 6, 2014
Residence Life and Orientation Leader Spring Orientation. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 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, 4 to 5 p.m., 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.