Thursday, June 4, 2015

We Are Hiring!

Purpose: The International Student Ambassador program is designed to assist new and returning International Students with adjusting to college life in Canada as well as to grow the Humber International Centre to meet the diverse needs of students around the world.

We are looking for candidates who have a strong work ethic and are self motivated.  An International Student Ambassador is a very important piece of the Humber International Team; successful candidate(s) will demonstrate the drive and enthusiasm needed to ensure future students success here at Humber College.

Required Training
Ongoing on-the-job training

Required Duties

General Office Duties (75% of Job Responsibilities)
Creating event posters
Completing data entry and filing
Working closely with office staff and other International Student Ambassadors.
Helping respond to e-mail inquiries

Trips, Events, and Workshops
Attending scheduled trips and act as a Humber staff representative
Helping to facilitate semester Meet N’ Greet events
Attending scheduled workshops
Participating and helping to plan/promote our International Education Week (IEW) events
Giving campus tours to new students.
Covering for our front desk staff and working with students coming into the Centre.

Airport Pick-ups
Travelling to the airport to pick up international students arriving in Canada
Assisting student with getting to the residence and registering, picking up their keys and making sure they get to their rooms

Social Media
Working with the International Centre team on different initiatives which encompass skills such as: Writing/Blogging, Photography, Videography, Graphic Design, Event Planning/Execution, Marketing and Community Outreach.


No. of Positions: 2 - 4 at the Lakeshore Campus, 2-4 at the North Campus
Hours: 5 – 24 hours per week (dependent on need)
Rate of Pay: $11.00 per hour
Tentative Start Date: June 22, 2015
Application Deadline:  Friday June 12th, 2015 at 8:00 a,m.

Benefits of being an International Student Ambassador
Helping others make connections to the College
Gaining valuable work experience for your career portfolio
Being looked at as a leader and mentor in the international community at Humber

Currently enrolled and in good academic standing
Full-time Humber student (with at least 2 full semesters remaining at Humber – 1st semester students are encouraged to apply)
Motivated self-starter
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
Skills in other languages are highly desired
Strong leadership and mentorship skills
Comfortable working in a flexible environment
Experience with social media, writing/blogging, photography, videography, graphic design, event planning/execution and/or marketing and community outreach are considered assets for this role.

If you are an enthusiastic leader, motivated self-starter and excited about this job opportunity, please forward your (1) resume, (2) cover letter and (3) one showcase piece (e.g., photographs, videos, graphic design, or blog) to the appropriate contact at your campus. Please include your student number and timetable with your application. (If you are currently on a scheduled break, that's OK, too. Just make that clear to us.)


Matthew Keefe
International Student Advisor


Matthew McDonald
International Student Advisor

If you require assistance preparing or updating your cover letter and/or resume, then we encourage you to ask for assistance from the Humber Career Centre.

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