2013 Orientation Team and Information
Congratulations to our 2013 Orientation Leader Team
Dear West Georgia Wolf,
We can't wait to welcome you to UWG this Spring, Summer and Fall. Check out our team below! These are the students that will help you get to know UWG!
Graduate Assistant: Brandi Blake
Student Training Assistant: Robbie Adams
Silver Team Leader: Kristin Hall
Red Team Leader: Ben Ray Turner III
Blue Team Leader: Claudia Morales
White Team Leader: Josh Wright
Parent Orientation Leaders
*this is a new position!
Student Orientation Leaders:
Robert (Blake) Ginger
Edidiong (Eddie) Umoren
Nancy (Allie) Doles
Foy (Annie) Broome
Alexander (Cody) Yeager
CONGRATS AGAIN! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO APPLIED!
ORIENTATION LEADER JOB DESCRIPTION
We’re looking for the best of the best, could that be you?
Our team consists of:
36-40 Student Orientation Leaders
8 Parent Orientation Leaders
4 team leaders
What are the expectations of an Orientation Leader?
- Attend and complete all training requirements:
Training for new OL’s will be held every Friday in March.
Attend SROW (Southeast Regional Orientation Workshop) March 15-17
All OL’s will attend the Training Retreat- Tentative dates: May 16-24th 8-10 hour days
-Live in provided on-campus housing during Orientation Programs and Training
-Learn everything about West Georgia!
-Participate in every Orientation session including Transitions Orientation (see list of dates below)
-Lead Group discussions about campus policies, procedures, activities, facilities and services.
- Give tours, encourage student participation and commit to getting a little silly.
-Serve as a role model and representative of UWG.
-Additional responsibilities as assigned.
What are the Qualifications to apply?
-A Minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average during time of application and time of employment.
- Lack of honor or judicial offenses – please contact Melinda Bellemare Hofius with any questions 678-839-4734 -Commit to attending all training and orientation program days
-Free from other commitments. Orientation Leaders will NOT be able to take any Maymester or June Courses. Students can take Online courses.
-Must have a positive attitude, relate well with students and parents, and demonstrate a responsible attitude.
What are the benefits of being an Orientation Leader?
- Opportunity to enhance your interpersonal skills, knowledge, confidence, and service to others – it’s also great for your resume!
-Housing during training and during 2-day Orientation sessions
-You get paid! $7.25 per an hour – please note that FICA and taxes are taken out of salary
-Meals during all Orientation sessions are provided.
-You get UWG Gear! (tshirts, bookbag, umbrellas etc.)
- It’s FUN! Seriously, Orientation is tons of FUN!
Wanted to apply? Apply next year! Orientation Leader Selection starts in August and our team is announced at the last home game of the football season!