Digest: Job Opportunity & Garden Tour- July 30, 2015

July 30th, 2015

1. We’re hiring an Orientation Assistant! Deadline: Wed August 5, 2015
2. Join the UTGSU Civics Committee: Wed, Aug 12th, 2-4pm
3. We Need Your Help!
4. Harvest Noon Café Closed For Lunch August 10-September 7th
5. OPIRG-Toronto Wants You! Call-out for Additional Directors
6. Call for Abstract: University of Toronto Sigma Xi Chapter Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series- Fri Jul 31, 2015
7. Online Chat for New Student Parents- Wed Aug 12, 2-3pm
8. Grad Talk- Gradlife101: Personalize Your Graduate Experience- Wed Aug 12, 1-3pm
9. Grad Escape: U of T Campus Garden Tour- Aug 11, 10:30-12pm
10. Call Out for LGBTQ Journal Club

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We’re Hiring– Orientation Assistant

July 30th, 2015

The UTGSU is currently seeking an Orientation Assistant for our 2015/2016 Orientation events.

Job Roles and Expectations:

  • Previous experience in Orientations or event planning would be an asset.
  • Previous experience in Student Unions or similar office environments would be an asset.

Job Description: 

OFFICE DUTIES

  1. Reception Assistance: Assisting reception staff in the provision of information/advice to people in person and on the telephone, and relaying messages to other staff, Executive, Council, and graduate students operating in an official capacity as representatives of the graduate student body,

ORIENTATION

  1. Assisting the Executive and Staff with the coordination of the general preparation for graduate student orientation and providing full assistance on the day of Orientation to ensure events progress harmoniously.
  2. Assisting the Executive and Staff in planning social events/welcome parties related to Orientation, including: publicity, invitations, catering and beverage arrangements.
  3. Assisting with the Handbook Mail out and other orientation tasks as required.
  4. Assisting with the Orientation and Council Mail out to Course Unions, Departments and Campuses.
  5. Assisting the Executive and Staff with Course Union social events, workshops, and tabling as required.
  6. Assisting with other tasks as required.
     

Hours and Remuneration:

Contract Staff — $19/hour, 20 hours a week, August 10th – September 30th, 2015. The start date is flexible.

Interested candidates should submit a statement of interest and relevant experience by e-mail in one document to the Hiring Committee at supervisor@utgsu.ca by 5pm August 5th, 2015.

Successful candidates will be contacted on August 6 for interviews that will take place on August 7. Interviews will be held in-person or via Skype depending on availability.

The Graduate Students’ Union of the University of Toronto is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal or First Nations people, racialised people, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirited or transgender people, new immigrants and women. Our building is not wheelchair accessible.

Digest: Black Lives Matter Day of Action & Call for Applications- July 23, 2015

July 23rd, 2015

1. Call for panelists for an upcoming Grad Minds event regarding student experience at UofT
2. OPIRG-Toronto Wants You! Call-out for Additional Directors
3. Harvest Noon Café Closed For Lunch August 10-September 7th
4. OPIRG Call for Applications: 2015-16 ACTION GROUPS- Tue Aug 4
5. Call for Abstract: University of Toronto Sigma Xi Chapter Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series- Fri Jul 31, 2015
6. Black Lives Matter Toronto Day of Action- Mon Jul 27, 5pm
7. Online Chat for New Student Parents- Wed Aug 12, 2-3pm
8. Grad Talk- Gradlife101: Personalize Your Graduate Experience- Wed Aug 12, 1-3pm
9. University of Toronto Art Centre Summer Launch Party- Wed Jul 29, 5-8pm
10. Grad Escape: UofT Campus History/Architectural Guided Tour (Bruce Bell Company)- Thu Aug 20, 10-12pm

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Digest: Architectural Tour and Pickling- July 16, 2015

July 16th, 2015

1. Grad Minds is looking for new members to join its team- Wed July 22, 6pm
2. Office of Student Life Grad Student Survey
3. Students for Barrier-Free Access Write It Out Summer Sessions!
4. Pickle Time At Harvest Noon: A Workshop- Thu Jul 23, 6-9pm
5. OPIRG Call for Applications: 2015-16 ACTION GROUPS- Tue Aug 4
6. Grad Escape: UofT Campus History/Architectural Guided Tour (Bruce Bell Company)- Thu Aug 20, 10-12pm
7. Grad Talk- Gradlife101: Personalize Your Graduate Experience- Wed Aug 12, 10am
8. Changes to RefWorks: new log in location and additional features
9. Summer Sky Adventure – Tues July 28, 8 pm
10. Totally outRIGHT Program Workshops! – Mon July 20

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Digest: Summer Sky Adventure & Bike Rim Brakes- July 9, 2015

July 9th, 2015

1. Grad Minds is looking for new members to join its team- Wed July 22, 6pm
2. Introduction to Bicycle Rim Brakes: Identification, Adjustment and Troubleshooting- Wed July 15, 6:30pm
3. Bikechain is Hiring!- Mon July 13
4. Students for Barrier-Free Access Write It Out Summer Sessions!
5. Students for Barrier-Free Access Job Opportunity!- Fri, July 17
6. French Classes at CIE!
7. Help new International Students: Volunteer at CIE’s Orientation- Sun July 19
8. International Student Advising: Reduced Summer Hours
9. Toronto Peoples’ Social Forum- Jul 10-11
10. Mozilla Study Group: Thu at 6 pm
11. Summer Sky Adventure – Tues July 28, 8 pm
12. Totally outRIGHT Program Workshops! – Mon July 20

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Digest: Job Opportunity & Native Garden Planting- July 2, 2015

July 2nd, 2015

1. SBA Advocacy & Volunteer Coordinator Job Opportunity: Fri Jul 17
2. Cinema Politica Call for Submissions: Sat Aug 1
3. ELSE & TREG Panel Discussion: Thu Jul 16
4. Mozilla Study Group: Thursdays at 6 pm
5. Wanted: Student Parent Peer Mentors: Fri Aug 28
6. Native Garden Planting at Zoo Woods: Mon Jul 6
7. NWAC Helen Bassett Commemorative Award 2015 Applications: Fri Jul 10
8. Hart House Craft Beer Fest – Thu Jul 30

 
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Digest: UofT Marches & BBQ Volunteers- June 25, 2015

June 25th, 2015

1. We Need Your Help!
2. U of T Marches: Fri Jun 26- Sun Jun 28
3. Hungarian Studies Conference: Fri Oct 16
4. Childcare Spaces at the ELC
5. Wanted: Student Parent Peer Mentors: Fri Aug 28
6. The Flesh of the World: Thu Jun 25- Sat Oct 10
7. NWAC Helen Bassett Commemorative Award 2015 Applications

 
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Digest: Rainbow Lunch & Movie Screening – June 18, 2015

June 17th, 2015

1. Reserve UTGSU Gym time for July: Fri June 26, 10am
2. Students for Barrier-Free Access Write It Out! Summer Sessions
3. Cinema Politica UofT Screening – Valentine Road: Thur Jun 25, 7pm
4. Rainbow Lunch at Harvest Noon: Tue Jun 23 – Fri Jun 26; 11:30am-2pm
5. GESA Social + March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate Info Night: Thu Jun 25, 5-9pm
6. Childcare Subsidy Live Webinar – Tue June 23, 12pm-12:45 pm, online
7. Hart House Craft Beer Fest – Thu Jul 30, 7pm

 
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Digest: Craft Beer & Annex Social – June 11, 2015

June 11th, 2015

1. Reserve UTGSU Gym time for July – Fri Jun 26, 10:00am
2. Students for Barrier-free Access: Write it Out! – Wed Jun 17, 6-8pm
3. Grad Escape: Get to Know Toronto: Annex Social – Wed Jun 17, 12-1:30pm
4. Grad Talk: Scholarships and Awards – Wed Jun 17, 3-5pm
5. The Toronto Media Co-operative is Hiring!
6. Life Sciences Career Development Society June Career Workshop – Tue Jun 16, 5:30-7:00pm
7. iConnect International Mentorship Program
8. Hart House Craft Beer Fest – Thu Jul 30, 7pm1. Reserve UTGSU Gym time for July on Friday, 26 June at 10:00

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Digest: Summer Jobs & Italian Film – June 4, 2015

June 4th, 2015


1. UTGSU Summer Hours: May 22 – June 26
2. Harvest Noon is Hiring! Application Deadline: Tue Jun 9, 5pm
3. Students for Barrier-free Access Centre Summer Hours & Scholarships
4. Call For Submissions – Fall 2015 Issue of Action Speaks Louder, Deadline for pitches: Sun Jun 21
5. OPIRG’s Action Speaks Louder Editorial Collective Inviting New Members
6. The Toronto Media Co-operative is Hiring! Application Deadline: Mon Jun 15, 12pm
7. Center for International Experience – Post-Graduation Work Permit Information Sessions: Jun 15 & 19
8. Center for International Experience – International Student Transition Support – Services continue
9. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival, Jun 11-19: Special offer for UofT students

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