Campus Job Posting

Written by: Mirella Barrera-Betancourt

Having a tough time finding job opportunities? This winter term, Western is offering various job and volunteer opportunities for students. Full position descriptions can be found in their respective applications. 

Paid Positions

Copy Center Student Employee

Employees answer print requests, prepare print materials for Western community and faculty and provide customer service to patrons. The application can be found on HandShake.

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour

Application Deadline: Jan. 30

Campus Dining Barista

Campus Dining is seeking students to work as cashiers and baristas for The Press and Caffé Allegro. Barista experience is preferred, but not required. The application can be found on HandShake.

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour

Application Deadline: Feb. 1

Leadership Positions

To apply for all four positions, visit

Campus Ambassador

Campus Ambassadors work directly with prospective students and their families, providing tours and hosting panels, as well as working on Western’s Preview Days. Ambassadors receive spring term training.

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour

Application Deadline: Jan. 31

Destination Western Peer Advisor

Peer Advisors welcome new students to campus through a summer live-in orientation program. Advisors receive spring term training and summer training. The program runs from Sept. 4 to 15. 

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour; $14.18/hour for bilingual workers

Application Deadline: Jan. 31

PLUS Team Peer Advisor

The PLUS Team assists in Summer Orientation and PACK Welcome Week. Members receive spring term training, summer orientation and summer training. Peer advisors must be available during PACK Welcome Week, which runs from Sept. 17 to 23.

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour; $14.18/hour for bilingual workers

Application Deadline: Jan 31

Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants work directly with students to provide support and guidance, and are expected to have knowledge of campus resources, good rapport and the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the University Housing staff. Resident Assistants receive spring training and are expected to be available for pre-fall preparations.

Pay Rate: Room and meal plan, plus a stipend of $100/month 

Application Deadline: Jan. 31

Student Building Manager

This student leadership paraprofessional position manages the Werner University Center when Student Engagement professional staff are not present, supports the Student Engagement mission and supervises a number of other student employment positions.

Pay Rate: $14.25/hour

Application Deadline: none

Application Link:

Student Custodian

This position does non-technical, entry level cleaning in the Werner University Center.

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour

Application Deadline: none

Application Link:

Upwards Bound Student Tutor and Mentor

Upward Bound (TRIO) is a college preparatory program for high school students from low-income and/or first-generation backgrounds. Participants for the mentor program provide tutoring in general high school subjects and provide guidance, information and support to participants in preparing for college.

Pay Rate: $13.50/hour

Application Deadline: none

Application Link:

Volunteer Positions

Multicultural Representatives Mentor

As an MCR mentor, students will serve as a mentor and guide to new students from first generation, low income and/or underrepresented backgrounds. The mentorship position is for the 2023-2024 academic year. 

Application Deadline: Feb. 19

Stitch Closet Volunteer

Volunteers for the Stitch Closet commit to volunteering a minimum of three hours per week for a term. Volunteers assist in restocking clothing racks, keep storage areas organized and clean, helping coordinators process clothing donations and welcome students.

Discover Leadership Mentor

The Discover Leadership Mentor role is a volunteer position that focuses on providing support and mentorship to students enrolled in the Discover Leadership program. Mentors will receive training and must be available for mentor meetings, a Discover Leadership course and scheduled day retreats.

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