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SOAR is our Summer Orientation, Advising, and Registration program, attended by all first-year students. There is also a special program each day for parents and family members. The dates for SOAR 2013 are June 9 (training), 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, and 21. SOAR staff must work each of the SOAR days from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm. Training sessions will be held during the month of April and on Sunday, June 9. You will be paid for all hours worked, including training sessions, at the student pay rate of $8.00 per hour. Campus housing for staff is available if needed and some meals will be provided.

SOAR Student Leader positions include three areas of responsibility that are assigned to all leaders on a rotating basis: • Logistics and Registration – Primary responsibilities include welcoming and checking-in participants, coordinating the events of the day, and assisting with the administration of registration.• Student Groups – Primary responsibilities include guiding student groups through the events of the day and facilitating group meetings. • Parent/Family Groups – Primary responsibilities include guiding parent/family groups through the events of the day and facilitating group meetings.

General Responsibilities for all staff include: • Answering questions about the College in a positive and responsible manner. • Assisting with program logistics, including assembling information packets, posting signs, conducting campus tours, and other projects. • Making appropriate referrals for students or family members seeking more information. • Facilitating participant interaction. • Promoting on-campus involvement and responsible academic habits.

Qualifications include: • The ability to relate well with students, parents, and family members. • Leadership experience. • Excellent communication skills. • The ability to work as part of a team. • Familiarity with SC programs, policies, and campus resources. • A positive attitude about SC and your college experience. • A minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. • Being in good judicial standing with the College.

Additional Desired Qualifications include: • Co-curricular involvement. • Experience working with diverse populations. • Strong commitment to the ideals of Springfield College.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Pick up application in Office of Student Activities.Applications must be returned by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 10 to the Office of Student Activities, Campus Union Room 209. When you drop your application off, you can sign up for an interview at that time. Additional questions may be directed to: Carl Stiles, Director of Student Activities and Campus Union (x3142)

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Carl Stiles


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