Get Involved

Being a member of the Residence Life Staff team is a rich and rewarding experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to give back to your community and at the same time gain some valuable experience, you should consider applying. Residence Life offers a number of job and volunteer opportunities. Click on each position to see hiring information and a link to an overview of the position. Please note that Don, Porter, and Residence Council Volunteers must live in an undergraduate residence during their term. Peer Review Board positions are open to York residence and commuting students.

Residence Position Description

PRYSM Event Coordinator

Residence Student Advisory Group Representative

Opportunities for FW 2016-17: Get Involved!

Residence Night Porters

Residence Night Porters

Applications for Residence Night Porters will be available from September 1 to September 13, 2016. Limited positions are available. Please visit the Residence Life Staff page for a position description. You must live in the undergraduate residence for which you apply.* Candidates must be available for mandatory Porter and First Aid Training on September 24 & 25, 2016.

*Applicants for Founders Residence may live in any undergraduate residence.

Applications are now closed.  Please check back in March 2017 for hiring information for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.

Peer Review Board Chair (Glendon) and Volunteers (Keele and Glendon)

Peer Review Board Member

Applications for Peer Review Board Chair (Glendon) and Volunteers (Keele & Glendon) will be available from September 1 to September 12, 2016 for the Keele and Glendon campuses. Please visit the Residence Life Staff page for a position description. Volunteers are not required to live in Residence. Candidates must be available for mandatory training on September 17, 2016.

Applications are now closed for the PRB.  Please check back in March 2017 for PRB hiring information for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.

Community Life Programming Assistant

Community Life Programming Assistant  

Please note that you need to live in the York Apartments in order to be eligible for the Community Life Programming Assistant position.

Application Period: August 24th to September 9th (by 9:00 a.m.),2016

Interviews & Decisions: September 12th to September 16th, 2016

Job Duration: September 2016 to April 2017

Applications are now closed.  Please check back in March 2017 for summer term hiring.

Residence Life Project Assistant

Residence Life Project Assistant

Applications for Residence Life Project Assistant will be available from September 1 to September 13, 2016 by 4:00 p.m. Please visit the Residence Life Staff page for a position description.Candidates must be Work/Study eligible and have filled out a Student Financial Profile online at sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp.

Applications are now closed.  Please check back in March 2017 for hiring information for summer 2017.

Residence Council Volunteer

Residence Council Volunteers

Each residence has a Don of Leadership and Learning Opportunities (DLLO) who will be recruiting Residence Council Volunteers to assist with community building and programming throughout the academic year. Please speak to your Don or DLLO for how to get involved.

Residence Student Advisory Group

This is an elected position within each of the 10 undergraduate residence buildings. Interested students should fill out a declaration page available on your Residence Facebook Group, or from your Residence Don. Campaigning will be held within your Residence from September 19 – October 7, 2016. Voting will occur during October House Meetings, and successful candidates will be contacted by the Residence Life Coordinator.

Residence Dons

Residence Life Don Applications are closed.  Please check back in December 2016 if you are interested in becoming a Don for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Residence Dons

 

Opportunities for Summer 2017:  More information will be available in January 2017

Summer Dons

Please note that you need to have previously been a York U Residence Life Don in order to be eligible for the Summer Don position. 

Residence Life Summer Assistants

Candidates must be Work/Study eligible and have filled out a Student Financial Profile online at sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp.

Community Life Programming Assistant

Candidates must be Work/Study eligible and have filled out a Student Financial Profile online at sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp.

If you have any questions about getting involved in your residence, please contact your RLC, Don, or email us at resjobs@yorku.ca. If you are interested in getting involved on campus for the 2016 - 2017 school year, check out YU Connect for a list of organizations that may have opportunity. Need some help completing an application and/or preparing for an interview?  Check out the Career Centre