UCEAP London Orientation Helper Recruitment

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Students enjoying the sights in London during Orientation of Spring 2016

We are seeking enthusiastic students to help with University of California Education Abroad Programme (UCEAP) orientation activities in London. The main role is to support the London Study Centre (LSC) staff in orientation activities and welcome UC students to the UK.  You will assist with cultural activities throughout London and engage in conversations with newly arrived students from California about issues surrounding living in the UK and being a student at a British university.

You must be open and friendly, ready to assist, and enthusiastic about studying abroad. You must be a confident communicator and ideally have some experience working with groups or in a customer service capacity. We also expect a high degree of professionalism.

Your assistance is sought for the shifts listed below and you will receive a stipend of £8.00 per hour.

Successful candidates will be expected to attend a 90 minute training session on 12th September in our office in London.

The following shifts are available:

SHIFT 1: Wednesday, 14th September: 9.30am-12.00pm and 1.00pm-3.00pm (4.5h)

SHIFT 2: Thursday, 15th September: 4.00pm-5.00pm and 7.00pm-8.30pm (2.5h)

SHIFT 3: Friday, 16th September: 9.30am-12.30pm, 2.00pm-4.30pm and 6.30pm-10.30pm (9h)

SHIFT 4: Saturday, 17th September: 10.00am-1.00pm (3h)

Qualities we are looking for:

  • Enthusiasm for study abroad
  • Confidence in leading groups, initiating and engaging in conversations, answering questions about living and studying in the UK
  • Punctuality – you must be on time for each shift
  • Friendliness and openness

In order to express your interest in this opportunity, please send your CV and a short statement in support of your application to London@sc.eap.ucop.edu by 22nd August 2016. Interviews will be conducted on 5th September.