Orientation Leaders Small Groups

Orientation Leaders serve as the student ambassadors for Gonzaga University, New Student Orientation, Parent and Family Orientation and First Year Experience Program and Parent & Family Relations. They are instrumental in guiding our diverse first year, international, transfer, veteran and returning adult students during this important time of transition to life at Gonzaga University. As a Jesuit, Catholic institution, Orientation Leaders are vital in living out Gonzaga University’s mission where we “educate students for lives of leadership and service for the common good.” It is a volunteer position that provides important leadership opportunities.

Orientation Leader Positions:

Small Group Leader

As an Orientation Leader, you will be in charge of leading a small group of 12-15 new students in the process of transitioning to life in college. You will participate and assist in various Orientation events including, but not limited to, Welcome Night, Small groups, Orientation Station, etc.

Super Group Leader

As a Super Group Leader, you will be responsible for a group of 10 - 12 Orientation Leaders. You will be the primary communication source between GUide Core and Orientation Leaders throughout the weekend. You will also participate and facilitate orientation events.

Parent and Family Crew

Parent and Family Orientation runs congruently with New Student Orientation offering events, informational sessions, and socials for new Gonzaga families. As a member of Parent and Family Crew you will be on a team of 30 student leaders and will assist the Parent and Family office with all aspects of Parent and Family Orientation. You will serve as a resource and guide to incoming parents and families. In addition, you may support first year students and orientation leaders with additional events.

Event Leaders

Event Leaders support the GUEST with the set up and tear down of equipment during Orientation weekend. Working in teams, Event Leaders help ensure that students and facilities are arranged as needed to ensure that events and programs can be successful. This position includes physical activity such as lifting and moving chairs, tables and other equipment. Event Leaders are also expected to keep students informed as to the locations of various events, time schedules, and location changes, as needed.

For more information, please feel free to email firstyearexperience@gonzaga.edu or stop by First Year Experience Programs, Crosby 110 Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Spokane, WA 99258
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