Applications for the Welcome Committee are now open! The successful candidates will be responsible for the planning of the Welcome programme alongside supporting Mentors and SU Staff to welcome September 2017’s new students. There are a variety of voluntary roles to apply for and you can find and download the details of each role below. We're not looking for experience as a Mentor or a previous Committee member, just enthusiasm for the role and the SU. Apply here and make sure you get your application in before the 25th February. For successful candidates, interviews will begin W/C 2nd March.
But it's a voluntary role, what’s in it for me? we hear you cry. For starters you'll pick up loads of new skills to boost your CV, you’ll also meet a ton of new people and that's not even mentioning the food perks along the way!
If you have any questions, drop Martine an email.
There are 10 voluntary roles in the committee, click on each role to download the job descriptions:
Head of the Welcome Committee, and ultimate decision maker within the committee, this role has the responsibility to ensure that the whole programme meets the values of the Students’ Union and achieves the outlined vision of success.
Working with the Equal Opportunities & Welfare Officer, the Student Advice Centre, and the University’s Student Services to ensure that welfare is considered across the welcome programme.Ensuring mentors have all the required signposting information to hand as well as logging any students that mentors are concerned about during the week so that this info can be passed back to tutors and wardens within the hall to follow up on.
Lead Mentor Coordinator
Working with the volunteering department the Lead Mentor will have primary responsibility within the welcome committee for ensuring welcome mentors are recruited, equipped and supported to undertake their roles.
This role has the responsibility to ensure that the needs and requirements for Postgraduate students are considered and addressed within the welcome programme.
This role has the responsibility to ensure that the needs and requirements for International students are considered and addressed within the welcome programme.
Associations & Outreach Coordinator
This role has the responsibility to ensure that the needs and requirements for students at Derby, Sutton Bonington and the Jubilee campuses alongside those who do not live in UoN Halls are considered and addressed within the welcome programme.
Events Co-ordinator (x4)
Working closely with the Students’ Union and Welcome Committee, to create, plan & deliver a broad range of inclusive activities and events across day, evening and night time for students to take part in as part of the UoNSU Welcome Programme 2017