Call for Volunteers @ Lavender Graduation

The Q Center and QSC are seeking volunteers for Lavender Graduation. The ceremony is packed with vibrant energy, candid humor, danceable music, delicious food, photo booth fun… and last but not least, so many CUPCAKES! We hope that you will consider teaming up with us because volunteers are essential to the success of the celebration.

Lavender Graduation 2015: "Shine Bright!"

Tuesday, June 9th*

6:00 – 8:30 PM @ UW Tower Mezzanine Lounge

Visit the Volunteer Registration Link for details and sign up

*Volunteers are needed the day before as well as the day of the event.

If you are a graduate who plans on walking at the celebration, please register.

Careers in Sports Panel – April 30

Careers in Sports Panel

April 30

4:30 to 6:30, HUB 250

Do you love sports yet know being a professional athlete is not in your future? Ever wondered how you could turn your love of sports into a career? Then join on April 30th for the Careers in Sports panel!

The panel will include representatives from a wide range of opportunities that exist in the sporting world, working with organizations at the collegiate level, in K-12, professional sports organization and one even has past experience working with the Olympics. The session will be moderated by a Career Center counselor and offer post-panel Q&A and networking opportunities for attendees. We encourage students from all majors to attend.

Questions? Email careerevents

Three Student Job Opportunities

The International & English Language Programs has three student job opportunities available. These are great jobs for students that have an interest in working with and on behalf of international students; are good with details; are able to handle a complex and busy work environment; are able to work both independently and as part of a team; and are willing to ask questions.

Here are the position descriptions and they are due by Thursday, April 30th at 5:00 pm. Students wishing to apply for these positions can email their resume and cover letter to the email in the position description.

Student Assistant:

UW International & English Language Programs is looking for a student assistant. The primary unit to be served is the Campus Intensive English Programs, assisting and reporting to the Director of Student Services. We are a busy office, serving over 700 international students per quarter, and are looking for someone who: has an interest in working with and on behalf of international students; is good with details; is able to work both independently and as part of a team; is able to handle a complex and busy work environment; and is willing to ask questions.

Please e-mail your resume along with a letter of interest to Dina Johnson (djohnson) by 5:00 pm, Thursday, April 30 2015.

Position responsibilities:

· Maintain e-mail correspondence with students

· Manage mentoring program

· Assist with tracking student attendance and send attendance emails

· Assist with tracking other student data as requested

· Respond to sponsored student requests to provide admission and enrollment extension letters

· Report out-of-the-ordinary questions and special student situations to the Director of Student Services for advice about how to proceed.

· Maintain the CIEP blog and Facebook sites and make regular program posts.

· Lead student workshops when requested – Applying for College; Conversation Club, etc.

· Assist with record-keeping for sponsored students (Financial Guarantees, Promissory Notes, Mid-Quarter reports, Final grades, etc.)

· Arrange equipment and sometimes rooms for weekly student information sessions; develop announcements for students; and maintain documentation of sessions

· Create informational handouts and presentations on topics of interest to International students

· General administrative support, including: making copies, files, printing file labels, filing, receptionist coverage, creating correspondence, information packets, certificates, data compilation, data entry

· Word processing; Excel.

· Assist the IEP Academic Advisor and Director of Campus Programsas needed

· Assist with Orientation activities that are often held during academic breaks

Dates: Must be able to start by week of June 1st, continue through at least June 2016

Hours: Must work 16 to 19.5 hours per week, spread over four to five days per week.

During school breaks could be up to 40 hours/week (full-time)

Rate: $11.00 per hour

Position qualifications and requirements:

· Currently enrolled as a UW student through June 2016

· A commitment to helping the organization serve students in a timely and professional way; a strong interest in student services

· Interest in cross-cultural communication

· Highly developed organizational skills

· Able to think on feet, ready to adapt to changes and situations as they come up

· Strong attention to detail

· Good communication skills with students, instructors, and staff

· Proficient with English language; other language knowledge helpful

· Experience with Facebook and blogs

· Experience studying a second language, living or studying abroad and/or interacting with international students in the U.S.

· Able to follow directions and clarify procedures, perform tasks with accuracy and attention to detail, and follow through on tasks assigned

· Willingness to contribute ideas and expertise to improve student services

· Familiarity with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

· Familiarity with fax machines, email, and copying machines in a business setting

Administrative Student Assistant:

UW Educational Outreach is looking for an Administrative Student Assistant. The primary unit to be served is UW International & English Language Programs (IELP). This position will assist and report to the Program Support Supervisor. We are a busy office, serving over 700 international students per quarter. We are looking for someone who is friendly and outgoing, has an interest in working with international students, is able to work both independently and as part of a team, takes initiative, and is a quick learner able to handle a complex and busy work environment.

Please e-mail your resume along with a letter of interest to Dina Johnson (djohnson) by 5:00 pm, Thursday, April 30 2015.

Dates: Must be able to start by week of June 1st, continue through at least June 2016

Hours: Must work 16 to 19.5 hours per week, spread over four to five days per week.

During school breaks could be up to 40 hours/week (full-time)

Rate: $11.00 per hour

Position responsibilities:

· Coordinate Language Exchange Program, http://www.ielp.uw.edu/student-life/activities/language-exchange/

· Manage and recruit volunteers for the Language Exchange Program and Ambassador program.

· Maintain e-mail correspondence in a timely and professional manner with students and volunteers

· Assist with Student Activities: 4 – 5 weekends and one evening each quarter

· Assist with Intensive English Program Orientations (week before each quarter begins), and End-of-Quarter Ceremonies

· General administrative support including, but not limited to: making copies, filing, receptionist coverage, creating correspondence, assembling orientation and course evaluation packets, preparing certificates, preparing mailings, data compilation, and data entry

· Regularly assist with receptionist coverage

· Create campus and downtown student Weekly Planner in Publisher

· Word processing

· Assist the IELP Student Services staff as needed

Position qualifications and requirements:

· Currently enrolled as a UW student through June 2016

· Fluent English speaker with excellent oral and written communication skills

· Work on some pre-determined evenings and weekends during the quarter

· An outgoing personality and a strong interest in student services and cross-cultural communication

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, think on feet, be ready to adapt to changes and situations as they come up, be flexible, and have a sense of humor

· Willingness to contribute ideas and expertise to improve student services

· Experience studying a second language, living or studying abroad and/or interacting with international students in the U.S.

· Highly developed organizational skills

· Ability to follow directions, ask clarification questions, perform tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, and follow through on tasks as assigned

· Familiarity with MS Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and social media

· Familiarity with fax machines, email, and copy machines in a business setting

· Possession of valid driver license and good driving record

Student Immigration and Activities Assistant:

UW Educational Outreach is looking for a Student Immigration and Activities Assistant. The primary unit to be served is UW International & English Language Programs (IELP). This position will assist and report to the Manager of International Student Advising. We are a busy office, serving over 700 international students per quarter. We are looking for someone who is friendly and outgoing, has an interest in working with international students, is able to work both independently and as part of a team, takes initiative, and is a quick learner able to handle a complex and busy work environment.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to Marissa Dioso (mdioso) by 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Dates: Must be able to start by week of June 1st; continue through at least June 2016

Hours: Must work 16 to 19.5 hours per week, spread over four or five days a week

During school breaks could work up to 40 hours/week (full-time)

Rate: $11.00 per hour

Position responsibilities:

· Plan, advertise, and implement IELP student activities and events; independently serve as the primary contact and facilitator for events

· Assist with IELP Orientations and End-of-Quarter Ceremonies

· Create, edit, and distribute bi-weekly student e-newsletter

· Maintain e-mail correspondence with students in a timely and professional manner

· Co-plan and facilitate IELP Student Council meetings

· Update all student contact information changes with registration office and in immigration database

· General administrative support including, but not limited to: making copies, filing, receptionist coverage, creating flyers, assembling information packets, preparing certificates, preparing mailings, data compilation, and data entry

· Maintain IELP Twitter account

· Reserve event/reception spaces

· Make U-CAR reservations

· Assist the IELP Student Services staffas needed

Position qualifications and requirements:

· Currently enrolled as a UW student through June 2016

· Fluent English speaker with excellent oral and written communication skills

· U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency (required for working within immigration database)

· Work on some pre-determined evenings and weekends during the quarter

· An outgoing personality and a strong interest in student services and cross-cultural communication

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, think on feet, be ready to adapt to changes and situations as they come up, be flexible, and have a sense of humor

· Experience studying a second language, living or studying abroad and/or interacting with international students in the U.S.

· Highly developed organizational skills

· Event planning experience

· Ability to follow directions, ask clarification questions, perform tasks with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, and follow through on tasks as assigned

· Comfortable with and competent at public speaking

· Familiarity with MS Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and social media

· Familiarity with fax machines, email, and copy machines in a business setting

· Possession of valid driver license and good driving record

Volunteer leadership opportunity

The UW Foundation has an exciting opportunity we would love for you to share with your students. SPEP (the Student Philanthropy Education Program) is entering its sixth year on campus, and is recruiting for 10 leadership positions (descriptions in the attached document). SPEP’s mission is to educate students about the impact of philanthropy and to provide leadership opportunities for students.

Why apply for a leadership position?

· FREE FOOD always!

· Employers look for leadership experience

· Alumni networking opportunities and mentorship

· Volunteer/service experience

· Insider knowledge of UW Foundation/UW events

· Non-profit work and event planning

The service period is September 2015- June 2016, with a mandatory offsite leadership retreat in Leavenworth WA, June 18-20th. All costs covered by program.

Please send back the following before May 17th at 11:59 pm to secure your ideal interview spot. Times are first come first serve:

· Which position(s) you are interested in- see attached position descriptions

· Available interview times (morning of Thursday, May 21st, Tuesday, June 2nd, and midday, Thursday, June 4th)

· Resume

· Cover letter (1 pg max)

· (Unofficial) Transcript

· Whether or not you are able to attend the mandatory leadership retreat June 18th-20th

If you have any questions, feel free to contact either me or the current Chair, <a href="mailto:mm_dala. Good luck!! Also, please feel free to share these opportunities with your classmates.

MONICA MCDONALD, ‘10

Project Manager / Special Markets

Office of Annual Giving

Student Calling Program

The Student Calling Program employees between 70 and 80 student callers, and 8 student managers. On a nightly basis (Saturday-Thursday) callers engage in quality conversations with alumni and work to acquire gifts to the university. This is a great job for students looking to increase many skills including but not limited to: verbal communication, sales experience, working as a team. However, we employ students from all different majors and interests across campus. Additionally, students have the opportunity to network with professional advancement staff, but they also get to enjoy flexible schedules and a fun, laid-back environment.

The job application is attached in this email and is due on Thursday, May 14th. Students wishing to turn in an application can email it to Patricia West directly at pamw2.

Q Center Hiring

Join the Q Crew!

The Q Center is hiring undergraduate and graduate students for five positions beginning in fall 2015. Open positions include:

· Queer Mentoring Program Coordinator

· Outreach Coordinator

· Library and Social Media Coordinator

· Education & Safer Zone Coordinator

· Graduate Assistantship (graduate students only)

Visit our online application to read the position descriptions. Applications are due by May 6th, and interviews will be conducted the week of May 11-15th.