Student Assistant – Events and Communications Assistant

Douglas College - New Westminster, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Work Arrangements

Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:
Hours of work: up to a maximum of 20 hours/week. The work terms for this position are:

1. Winter 2020: January 2, 2020 – April 22, 2020
2. Summer 2020: May 4, 2020 – August 16, 2020

Location:
Onsite: New West Campus including Anvil
Offsite: At events in Surrey and New Westminster

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role

Community Relations is looking for a Student Assistant to help with research, data entry and the planning and implementation of community outreach events

Responsibilities

  • Event preparation
o Assisting in the development of engaging and educational booth activities for community events
o Sourcing goods online for activities and prizes
o Fact-checking trivia and information for the public
o Collecting event goods from around Douglas College New Westminster to showcase at events
o Meet with the Community Relations Supervisor weekly or biweekly as needed
o Inventory
  • Day-of event
o Event setup and clean up
o Overseeing and providing support and guidance to volunteers and participants during events
o Tracking community engagement (how many people on average engage with us)
o Assist in planning, facilitating and evaluating activities during events
o Assist with onsite event marketing such as taking photos
o Create safe, inclusive and welcoming environments for event participants
  • Online research as needed
  • Data entry as needed
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • The ability to work at New Westminster Campus and offsite
  • The ability to lift 15 kg
  • Experience with online research
  • Some experience or knowledge in event planning
  • The ability to deal with issues with maturity and thoughtfulness as they arise
  • To be detail-oriented, organized, responsible, professional and flexible
  • The ability to and have comfort with working with limited supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • A commitment to inclusion and is culturally sensitive to the unique challenges of diverse student groups
  • An open mind to cultures, practices, and sexual orientations different from your own
  • A basic working knowledge of Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • Leadership experience (preferred)
Domestic students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:

1. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College throughout the work term; OR

2. The domestic student must have been enrolled in, and maintained, a minimum of one or more (3 credit) courses at Douglas College in the term immediately preceding the work term and has indicated an intention to enroll at the college in the term immediately following the work term; OR

3. The domestic student must be enrolled in, and maintain a minimum of two or more (3 credit) courses at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C. throughout the work term

International students must meet ONE of the following criteria, to be eligible to work as a Student Assistant/Student Research Assistant:
1. The international student is enrolled in full-time studies at Douglas College, throughout the academic year; OR

2. The international student, who is not a Douglas College student, but is an international student at another accredited public post-secondary institution in B.C., has a valid Study Permit that has the notation – “May accept employment on or off campus if meeting eligibility criteria as per R186 (F), (V) or (W). Must cease working if no longer meeting these criteria.” Proof of enrollment in full-time studies from the other post-secondary institution is required.

An original copy of a Social Insurance Number (SIN) and an original Study Permit are required by law before commencing work at Douglas College.

Qualified Douglas College students meeting the above criteria will be given first preference over students of other qualifying institutions.