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Leadership Positions

Ambassador talking to students at International OrientationIn order to be eligible for a Leadership Position within Student Life, you must:

  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Remain in good standing with the university and
  • Be able to attend your assigned interview date and any position-specific retreats, team meetings and training dates, as required by your role.
  • Some roles may require that you complete up to Ambassador Level One or Level Two training.

At the end of the year, you are able to add these roles to your Involvement Record.

The deadline to submit volunteer applications for the 2020-2021 academic year was January 22, 2020. Stay tuned for information regarding the 2021-2022 recruitment for leadership roles.

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Leadership Positions

  • Digital Community Crew

    Members of the Digital Community Crew are students passionate about strengthening and fostering feelings of pride and community at the university. These students work as a team to plan digital campaigns and physical activations that are accessible and engaging, with the goal of giving students the opportunity to interact with students outside of the classroom and bridge the divide between online and offline interactions.

    Digital Community Crew Job Description

  • Equity Advocate

    Equity Advocates are students interested in a broad range of human rights issues, including sexism, racism, ableism, transphobia, homophobia, sexual violence and more. The Equity Advocates develop and deliver student-led initiatives to promote an equitable living, learning and working environment within the campus community. This position is for upper-year students interested in collaborative and community engaged learning, to gain greater self-knowledge and leadership skills in the realm of equity.

    Equity Advocate Job Description

    The Senior Equity Advocate is a returning Equity Advocate who leads and supervises a team of Equity Advocates in their role aimed at addressing human rights issues such as sexism, racism, ableism, transphobia, homophobia, sexual violence, and more in their role. The Senior Equity Advocate oversees the Equity Advocates as they develop and deliver student-led initiatives to promote an equitable living, learning, and working environment for Ontario Tech students. This position is for a student who has been an Ontario Tech Equity Advocate for at least one prior year.

    Senior Equity Advocate job description

  • International Orientation Leader

    International Orientation Leaders (IOLs) are specially trained upper-year students focused on supporting incoming International and Exchange students with new arrival and transitional needs. IOLs are vital in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for new students when they are most alone and confused. This is an opportunity to engage with peers in an enriching way by sharing about your own culture and learning about theirs. This role is open to both international and domestic students.

    International Orientation Leader Job Description

  • Peer Leader / Senior Peer Leader

    Peer Leaders are trained, upper-year student mentors within the Peer Leader Program, who primarily offer support to first-year and incoming students as they transition into the University.

    Peer Leaders play an integral role in supporting incoming first-year students during Orientation. Peer Leaders enthusiastically welcome new students to the university, help them to get oriented to campus, and are available to their students throughout the year to answer questions, make referrals to campus services, attend campus events, and more.

    Peer Leader Job Description

    Senior Peer Leaders are upper-year students with the Peer Leader Program who support and motivate a group of Peer Leaders from their respective academic faculty. Seniors are considered to be the ‘leaders of the leaders’, acting as a knowledgeable resource for the volunteers within the program, advising Peer leaders, and reporting on student engagement.  Senior Peer Leaders are responsible for liaising between Student Engagement and Equity Staff and the Peer Leaders, ensuring that the students registered within the program are receiving up-to-date information about campus life, and feeling connected to the campus community.

    Senior Peer Leader job Description

Paid opportunities within Student Life include: