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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 10, 2020. Applications are due Friday, March 6, 2020. 
  • General Selection Workshops: there are five GSW available, on your application, you will select ONE to attend. Attendance is mandatory.​


Step 3: Attend your previously selected GSW

  • Attend the ONE GSW training date you selected on your application. Dates have been scheduled in the Oak Room for the following times and dates.
    •  Tuesday, March 10, 2020: 10am - 11am
    •  Wednesday, March 11, 2020: 3pm - 4pm
    •  Thursday, March 12, 2020: 11am - 12pm
    •  Monday, March 16, 2020: 2pm - 3pm
    • Tuesday, March 17, 2020: 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 19, 2020, 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
  • If you are wishing to participate in Head Start as an Event Volunteer, be sure to provide us with your summer availability with respect to our summer Head Start dates.

Step 5: Attend General Training

  • All volunteers are required to attend one of the two General Training dates listed below
    • Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 5-7pm in McPherson Lounge
    • Wednesday, April 1, 2020, from 5-7pm in McPherson Lounge

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 Thursday, May 14, 2020

Step 7: Complete the event-specific training

  • You were able to sign up to be an event volunteer at HeadStart, 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 HeadStart and Welcome Week you must complete BOTH sections.

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