Residence Community Ambassador


Are you interested in being involved in residence?

The Residence Community Ambassador (RCA) volunteer position that is available to those who are interested in living in Upper Year Housing!
 

Details

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RCAs will be upper year students living in residence, who will be required to assist with Residence Orientation events, such as Move-In Day, Frost Week & marquee events, while also helping to prepare for student arrival. They will also be able to assist with and attend various SHRL initiatives throughout the academic school year. 


Additionally, this position is Co-Curricular Record (CCR) credit eligible! RCAs will have recurring meetings as a group with professional staff to ensure all RCAs are on track to receive their CCR credit. 


If a student is accepted for the RCA position, they will also receive:

  • Guaranteed space in upper year housing

  • Early move in

  • Leadership opportunities throughout the academic year
     

Eligibility

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In order to be eligible for the Residence Community Ambassador position, students must:

  • Meet the Residence Community Ambassador application deadline

  • Residence Experience is an asset
  • Cannot hold other campus commitments during the residence orientation time-period (such as Campus Orientation Leader)

  • Be available for all required dates & times, which include:

    • RCA Move In Day: August 31, 2022: between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM

    • Student Arrival Preparation: August 31 – September 2, 2022: various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

    • Move-In Day: September 3, 2022: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    • Residence Orientation: September 3 - 11, 2022, various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

    • Frost Week: January 2 - 15, 2023; various hours between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.

  • Must maintain all eligibility requirements to live in Upper Year Housing, which include:

    • Completed a minimum of 3.0 credits in the previous academic year at UTM;

    • Achieved a minimum 1.5 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) in the previous academic year;

    • Maintain full-time student status for the duration of their on-campus residency;

    • If international: Maintain international permit-holding student status for the duration of their on-campus residency;

    • Abide by the policies, procedures, payment deadlines and community standards as outlined in the UTM Student Housing & Residence Life Undergraduate Occupancy Agreement & Residence Handbook;

    • Abide all application deadlines and procedures.

Please Note: If the student is unable to meet all requirements (including dates), they will be considered ineligible for the position. Additionally, should the student fail to meet one of the requirements during the the course of their contract, the student will be subject to eviction
 

Application

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Applicants are required to complete the StarRez UTM Upper Year Returner application found here: http://residence.utoronto.ca before March 8, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (EST). Once your application has been submitted, you will receive an email with the supplementary application webform to apply for the Residence Community Ambassador position.
 

Dates & Deadlines

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  Residence Community Ambassador 2021-2022
All RCA Application Opens February 18, 2022
All RCA Application Closes March 8, 2022
All RCA Confirmation Email March 14, 2022
All RCA Acceptance Deadline March 18, 2022
All RCA Move-In Day August 31, 2022
All RCA Training & Student Arrival Preparation August 31 - September 3, 2022
All Student Move In Day September 3, 2022
All Residence Orientation September 3 - 11, 2022