Apply to be A Weekend of Welcome Leader

Weekend of Welcome Leaders, known as WoWies, are undergraduates who assist the Office of New Student & Family Programs in the preparation and implementation of the annual Weekend of Welcome at Saint Mary’s College, which takes place in August. WoWies play a crucial role in welcoming new students and their families onto campus, helping them build community by facilitating participation in scheduled events during Weekend of Welcome and serving as a Saint Mary’s resource. This position requires full participation for in-person WoW Training and Weekend of Welcome (Aug. 15-29).

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Assist New Student and Family Programs with the preparation and facilitation of all activities for Weekend of Welcome;
  • Serve as a group leader for 15-25 first-year students during Weekend of Welcome activities;
  • Guide and motivate students toward the variety of involvement opportunities Student Life offers;
  • Supervise Weekend of Welcome activities, both on and off campus, and enforce college policies during all programs and events;
  • Work cooperatively alongside Residential Experience and Campus Housing to assist new students with move-in;
  • Provide additional support for campus partners in the implementation of WoW activities;
  • Serve as a general resource for new students, families, and campus departments;
  • Minimum of 2.0 GPA;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, professionalism, teamwork, a prompt and dependable work ethic;

WoWies enjoy a variety of benefits including early residence hall move-in (Aug. 15), Weekend of Welcome swag, leadership and training development, meals and snacks and plenty of new friends!

CLICK HERE to submit your WoWie application by Saturday, May 1.