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The job

Check out what each of the positions does before you fill out a nomination form! And keep scrolling for the amazing training & benefits.


What you can really do.

– Assist the Lead Directors (and work on whatever YOU’RE passionate about!).
– Help coordinate and implement local, provincial and national campaigns.
– Keep the Lead Directors accountable.
– Participate on all the great UVSS committees and gain direct, practical experience.


Job benefits & training

Lead Directors
  • 35 hours of paid training + 3 days of group training.
  • Paid for part- or full-time work (your choice!). Part-time (20 hours) or full-time (35 hours/week) at a rate of $18.50, plus 1% increase effective May 1, 2022.
  • You can take one Leave of Absence for one semester per Board term (May 1st-April 30th).
  • Health & dental insurance.
  • Five paid vacation days per semester.
  • Overtime in lieu.
  • A $150 per semester health and wellness benefit.
  • Weekly discounts on food and drink in the SUB.
  • This job could count as three co-op terms!
Directors at Large
  • Three days of amazing, interactive group training.
  • Volunteer for only two hours/week and receive a $50 monthly honorarium.
  • Weekly discounts on food and drink in the SUB.
  • Free Cinecenta movie passes.
  • Free bus tickets (if you don’t have a U-Pass).
  • You can take one Leave of Absence for one semester per Board term (May 1st-April 30th).
Professional Development/Training

All Directors receive training in:

  • Financial and operations management.
  • Society governance.
  • Legal responsibilities.
  • Advocacy in student issues.
  • Business development.
  • Non-profit and social enterprise management.
  • Allyship.
  • Accessibility.
  • Strategic planning.
  • Marketing and communications.
  • Non-violent communication.
  • Inclusive workplace practices.
  • Decolonization, challenging sexism, and racism.
  • And more!

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