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Steps to Apply

Here we have outlined the process of becoming a LEAD event volunteer. You can use this as a guide to submitting an application and completing all the necessary tasks if hired. The first 5 steps must be completed by all event volunteers, and additional steps depending on if you are volunteering for Head Start, Welcome Week, or both.

Step 1: Review the Position 

Step 2: Submit your application

  • Applications will be available on Monday, February 7, 2022. Applications are due Wednesday, March 2, 2022. 
  • General Selection Workshops: there are five GSW available, on your application, you will select ONE to attend. Attendance is mandatory.‚Äč Once we receive your application, we will email you with a link to the virtual GSW that you have signed up for.


Step 3: Attend your previously selected GSW

  • Attend the ONE GSW training date you selected on your application. Dates have been scheduled virtually for the following times and dates.
    •  Tuesday, March 8, 2022: 10am - 11am
    •  Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 3pm - 4pm
    •  Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 11am - 12pm
    •  Monday, March 14, 2022 - 2pm - 3pm
    • Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 1pm - 2pm 
  • At your GSW you will participate in some team-oriented activities and we will evaluate the role you play within a group.
  • Be yourself and have fun!

Step 4: Accept your Volunteer Offer

  • Offers will be emailed to your uwin email account on Thursday, March 18, 2022, to candidates who have been selected as a LEAD event volunteer.
  • Be sure to accept your offer and sign up for one of two General Training Dates

Step 5: Attend General Training

  • All volunteers are required to virutally attend one of the two General Training dates listed below. You will be emailed a time slot and  associated virutal link based on the General Training date that you signed up (General Training Sign Up is located in the Acceptance Volunteer email you receive)
    • Tuesday, March 29th, 2022: 10am - 11am
    • Wednesday, March 30th, 2022: 11am - 12pm
    • Thursday, March 31st, 2022: 12pm - 1pm
    • Friday, April 1st, 2022: 2pm - 3pm
  • If you are wishing to participate in our Community Building Program as an Event Volunteer, be sure to re-confirm with us with your t-shirt size at General Training.

Step 6: Complete your AODA training

  • AODA stands for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
  • All volunteers are required to complete this online training 
  • It will be emailed to you by the Lead Student Coordinator at the conclusion of General Training
  • AODA modules must be completed by Friday, May 13, 2022.

Step 7: Complete the event-specific training

  • You were able to sign up to be an event volunteer for our Community Building program or Welcome Week, or both orientations.
  • Click the button below to find additional steps depending on which event you signed up to volunteer at.
  • If you signed up for both the Community Building Program and Welcome Week you must complete BOTH sections.

Volunteer for our Community Building Program

Volunteer at Welcome Week