King’s International Bridging Assistant Position, 2021-2022

Due to the covid19 pandemic, bridging week will be conducted in a blended version. Any in-person events are subject to change depending on provincial regulations.
Objective:

Designed to welcome and assist international and exchange students new to King’s with transitioning to university life and Canadian culture.

Time Commitment:

Must be available from Sunday, August 29th, 2021 to Sunday, September 5th, 2021.

Training:

Approximately 3 days (see below for details). Bridging Assistants must attend training dates.

Responsibilities:
  1. Communicate with King’s International and assist with all assist with all aspects of the Bridging Program, 2021
  2. Work with fellow Bridging Assistants to organize events for incoming students
  3. Act as an orientation leader for incoming international students
  4. Guide students on off-campus and out of town excursions
  5. Act as reception at welcome booth throughout the week
  6. Attend mandatory training dates
Qualifications:
  • We are looking for responsible individuals who can demonstrate the following:
  • Cross-cultural competency, understanding, and sensitivity
  • Strong communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • Time management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness and interpersonal relations
  • Initiative, enthusiasm and dependability
Benefits:
  • A chance to develop your cross-cultural skills and understanding
  • Opportunity to form international connections and diverse friendship networks
  • A new global perspective through cross-cultural exchange
  • Invited to all Bridging Week programming events throughout the week including out of town excursions
  • Recognition through the Co-Curricular Record and the Global and Intercultural Engagement Honour
  • Letter of recommendation available upon request
Mandatory Training:

Bridging Assistants must be able to attend all training sessions.

  • Student Leader Training: Hold August 30th - September 1st, 2021 however - it is only like two of these dates will be training days.
  • Bridging Assistant Training: Friday, August 27th, 2021
How to Apply:

The deadline to submit applications has passed