Get Involved

Being a member of the Residence Life Staff team is a rich and rewarding experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to give back to your community and at the same time gain some valuable experience, you should consider applying.

Residence Life offers a number of job and volunteer opportunities. Click on each position to read a description of the positions. Please note that Don, Porter, and Residence Council Volunteers must live in an undergraduate residence during their term. Peer Review Board positions are open to York residence and commuting students.

Residence Dons

Residence Night Porters

Residence Council Volunteers

Residence Life Project Assistant

Peer Review Board Member

PRYSM Event Coordinator

Residence Student Advisory Group Representative

Community Life Programming Assistant

 

Opportunities for FW 2016-17: Plan ahead to Get Involved!

Residence Dons

Application Period: December 1, 2015 to January 11, 2016
Interviews: January 25 to February 2, 2016
Offers:  First round of offers will be sent out in mid-February  ***Please note: Offers will include positions, but not building placements. Building placements will be finalized in early May 2016.***
Job Duration: April 2016 to April 2017 (live in beginning mid-August 2016)
Residence Life Don Applications are now closed.  We thank you for your interest.  Please check back in December 2016 if you are interested in becoming a Don for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Residence Night Porters

Residence Life Porter Applications are now closed.  We thank you for your interest.  Please check back in August 2016 if you are interested in becoming a Porter for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Application Period: March 17 to March 30, 2016
Interviews: April 6 to April 11, 2016
Job Duration: September 2016 to April 2017

Peer Review Board Chairs and Volunteers

Application Period: March 16 to April 4, 2016
Interviews: April 5 to April 12, 2016
Job Duration: September 2016 to April 2017
Residence Life Peer Review Board Applications are now closed.  We thank you for your interest.  Please check back in September 2016 if you are interested in becoming a Peer Review Board Member for the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Opportunities for SU 2016:

Summer Dons

Please note that you need to have previously been a York U Residence Life Don in order to be eligible for the Summer Don position.
Application Period: March 15 - March 23, 2016
Interviews: March 29 - April 1, 2016
Job Duration: April 2016 - September 2016
Residence Life Summer Don Applications are now closed.  We thank you for your interest. 

Residence Life Summer Assistants

Application Period: March 28 - April 11 (by 9:00 a.m.), 2016
Interviews & Decisions: April 12 - April 15, 2016
Job Duration: May 2016 - September 2016
Residence Life Summer Assistant Applications are now closed.  We thank you for your interest.

Community Life Programming Assistant

Please note that you need to live in the York Apartments in order to be eligible for the Community Life Programming Assistant position.
Application Period: March 28 - April 14 (by 9:00 a.m.), 2016
Interviews & Decisions: April 15- April 22, 2016
Job Duration: May 2016 - September 2016
Community Life Programming Assistant Applications are now closed.  We thank you for your interest.

 

If you have any questions about getting involved in your residence, please contact your RLC, Don, or email us at resjobs@yorku.ca.

If you are interested in getting involved on campus for the 2016 - 2017 school year, check out YU Connect for a list of organizations that may have opportunity.

Need some help completing an application and/or preparing for an interview?  Check out the Career Centre