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During their time at Western, students develop through their experiences in the classroom. However, the USC believes that there should also be student opportunities to grow as leaders, thinkers, and creators outside of the classroom.

Whether you are looking for income from a part-time job — right here on campus! — or to gain experiential learning to supplement your education, continue reading to find out how what opportunities await you….

We are constantly seeking dedicated students to fill roles within the USC. We offer opportunities for both convenient Part Time work in the heart of campus and volunteer positions that give you a rewarding way to enhance life at Western.

Looking to get involved outside the Western Bubble? Start with this handy guide to Community Opportunities

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Work on campus 

Flexible Hours

Inclusive Enviroment 

Work with Peers

Role that fits you

Exclusive employee benefits

New Opportunities

The Student Services Committee (SSC) is a committee of Western administrators and student leaders (from the USC, SOGS, and MBAA) who collectively provide oversight to non-tuition, compulsory ancillary fees levied by the University on the student body. These fees partially or wholly fund student services designated to enhance the academic program of the university and …

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EnviroWestern is a USC student service that seeks to promote environmental sustainability at Western. Our mission is to make Western a more environmentally sustainable campus by leading events and initiatives to enhance student awareness of environmental issues on campus, incent student behavior change and provide a network for students to address their environmental concerns on …

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Posted 2 days ago

The Clubs Finance committee will be responsible for aiding in the implementation and execution of a new auditing system for all USC ratified clubs. Auditing of clubs will occur throughout the year and successful candidates may be required to perform individual audits. *Note: previous auditing experience is not required as training will be provided! Click …

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The USC is seeking students interested in sitting on our Elections Committee. Positions available are: Manager of Marketing & Logistics Events Commissioner Communications Commissioner Student Engagement Commissioner Violation Investigator Manager of Campaign Finance Assistant Manager of Finance Please review the linked Job Descriptions for full details. Click here to Apply Contact: Nathan Szierer, Chief Returning …

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Posted 7 days ago

The Early Outreach Conference (Reach) is a USC run conference that takes place every May for youth in the city of London and Middlesex County. Reach recognizes that many students decide their future educational pathways at an early age and hopes to provide the youth with information and tools to help them make well-informed decisions. …

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The Orientation Coordinator works with the Orientation Operations Committee to plan and execute Western’s Orientation Week and Orientation Month activities. Working directly with the members on the Operations Committee, the Orientation Coordinator is involved in many aspects of the Orientation Program, including management of Orientation Staff; late night event planning, budgeting, execution, and marketing; and …

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The Associate, Orientation is responsible for taking part in the planning and execution of the Orientation Program in collaboration with the Student Programs Officer, Orientation Staff, and other key stakeholders. The Associate, Orientation will act as a resource to Soph teams for finance, budgeting, and all USC involvement, such as logistics and communications.   Click …

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The Board of Directors is the governing authority for the University Students’ Council of Western University; members have a fiduciary obligation to the corporation. The board is responsible for policies and procedures that govern the corporate and operational affairs of the organization. Specifically, in relation to human resources, labour-management relations, internal controls and audit, legal …

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The clubs policy governance committee is designed to create a community that supports leadership development amongst students and welcomes the wide range of interests within the clubs community, to adhere to all the documents of the clubs policy to determine reasonable limits to be placed on student organizations in order to comply with USC policy as well …

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Food Support Services is a USC student service dedicated to reducing food insecurity among UWO undergraduate students. Food Support Services could not help the hundreds of students it has without the support of our volunteers. Volunteers are crucial in managing the confidential food hamper service, keeping the food bank open, and running our events. It’s a …

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The Peer Support Centre is hiring three executive positions for Marketing/Outreach, Internal/resources, and Events! Apply using the link below by Friday September 20th at 500:PM if you are looking for a way to get involved, and a way to make an impact in our Western community Peer Support Centre Executive Position Descriptions Events Executive Brainstorm …

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Position Summary: The Income Tax Executive Committee is responsible for the logistics, promotion, management, and volunteer training of the annual USC tax clinic and campus-wide financial literacy initiatives. *Note: knowledge in income tax is not required, but an interest in learning tax and promoting financial literacy is important* What we do: Our principal resource is …

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The Health Promotions committee runs a variety of wellness-focused initiatives in each of the seven aspects of wellness (physical, mental, social, environmental, academic, financial, and spiritual). Events have included the “Get Tested: Break the STIgma” campaign, “Love Your Body” programming, “One Day Stand” against smoking campaign, and exam destressors. We are looking for dedicated students …

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The USC Student Refugee Fund Committee was established in 2019/2020 to preside over the disbursement of the Student Refugee Fund, which was initiated by referendum by students. The Student Refugee Fund Committee is chaired by the Grants Coordinator, and is made up of one Councilor, two students-at-large members, two representatives of the Western WUSC club, …

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The Indigenous Relations committee addresses relevant Indigenous issues, as well as creates and promotes Indigenous programming on campus. Working with campus stakeholders such as clubs and Indigenous Services to plan Western’s Pow Wow, create programming for Indigenous Awareness Week, and plan relevant awareness campaigns, we use both research and lived experience to aid in the …

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Governance Opportunities

A councillor is an undergraduate student who is elected by peers to represent their interests on the council floor. These students come from all the undergraduate faculties and professional schools, and are responsible for understanding the business of council – suggesting changes to policies or initiatives as they see fit.



Associates directly support a USC Executive in the execution of their portfolio, and are paid an hourly rate for their work. Coordinators are volunteer leadership positions who work to engage students in meaningful extracurricular pursuits, while supporting the programming interests and advocacy platforms of the USC Executive. As resource providers, service programmers, event planners, social educators, policy writers and creative designers, Associates and Coordinators contribute immensely to the overall student experience at Western

There are opportunities available in each portfolio so you can get involved in a capacity that caters to your interests.

Communications:

Without you, there is no USC. And similarly, if people on this campus aren’t informed about the events we’re running, the supports we offer, or the decisions that are up for debate, we are not fulfilling our goal to enrich your student experience. Get involved in the Communications portfolio to help spread the message on campus and get the word out. Whether you want to talk with students about their needs and join or Hype Team, or your passions lie behind the lens of camera shooting great photos or videos, there’s something for everyone to explore in Communications.

Vice-President

The USC thrives and functions on student feedback. We exist to advocate for you. And while the USC has the power to change things within our organization, a lot of issues that directly affect students are out of our control and need to be addressed through advocacy initiatives. If speaking about student concerns on and off campus (and to all levels of government) on behalf of our ever-changing student body is something that interests you, get involved with our Advocacy portfolio. You’ll have the power to talk one on one with students and brainstorm the best approach to get their needs heard.

Student Programs Officer:

We want to ensure that everyone on this campus feels respected, welcomed, accepted, represented, and supported in everything they do. And who better to understand these important student needs than you? Get involved with the Student Programs portfolio and you’ll be working on initiatives put on by the Wellness Center, Peer Support Centre, and more to improve the structures in place that pose challenges to students’ success and wellbeing.  If you would like to assist in removing those barriers and ensuring that all the diverse voices of Western are represented and considered in every decision the USC makes, get involved in the “Inclusivity Portfolio” and help celebrate uniqueness and individuality.

Secretary Treasurer:

The Secretary Treasurer is here to demystify the financial and corporate world of the USC and make sure you’re well informed about the decisions being made. Their number one goal is transparency and they are constantly working to ensure all members of your Students’ Council are acting in line with the USC’s policies to serve the student population.

Whether you’re looking for journalism experience, fun spinning your favorite tracks, filming all the coolest events on campus, or just want to learn more and meet great people with similar interests, be sure to volunteer for these student media outlets.

The Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the corporate sides of the organization. They are assigned with approving Council’s yearly budget and assessing financial risks or opportunities. Other important functions include developing strategic plans to assist the USC in fulfilling their obligations to undergraduate students, as well as participating in the development of the USC’s organizational plan and annual review.


USC Services and Operations Part Time Opportunities

Promotions

USC Promotions Print Production is the copy and print department of the USC. We are looking for students to provide file and print management. Read the full job description here (PDF).

USC Events

The Productions Events Crew is responsible for setting up and operating a wide range of audiovisual equipment and furnishings, providing hands-on support and staffing for all events presented by the USC.  

purple store

The Purple Store is where you’ll find the best Western clothing on campus. Staff  interact with customers, offering information about products, arrange the displays, and process sales.

Thank you for your interest – The Purple Store has met our current staffing needs for the up-coming term.

 

https://westernpurplestore.com/

Famous for our bagels and “Got Rick?” The Spoke is the largest employer of Western students on campus. We are always looking for kitchen and cafe staff.

https://www.the-spoke.ca

What’s almost as good as a Buffalo Chicken Wrap? Serving one…

https://www.the-wave.ca

Western Film started as a USC Club, showing films in campus classrooms. Now, we are a full-featured movie theatre with top of the line digital projection and sound. Work with us to learn the ins-and-outs of the movie biz or run the concession booth.

Thank you for your interest – Western Film has met our current staffing needs for the up-coming term.

Each of these Services and Operations are owned and operated by the USC.
With a focus on students serving students, working there provides exceptional employment and development opportunities for our part-time staff. 

Questions?

Feel free to send us an e-mail for any questions or concerns.