Develop your leadership and community engagement skills by becoming a GSS Commissioner!
We’re looking for GSS Commissioners who can work on different areas of interest within the University. Your GSS needs to be more engaged in several efforts to make the UBC campus a safer and more inclusive space. Being a commissioner comes with many opportunities – from attending meetings with University administrators to leading projects and efforts with other graduate students. Be part of the conversation and make a change.
Application deadline: September 25, 2016, 11:59pm
Volunteer Commissioner Positions
Equity Commissioner: works with the GSS VP University and Academic Affairs and the GSS President in making the campus more inclusive, more diverse, and more equitable for all graduate students.
Indigenous Affairs Commissioner: advises the GSS Executive as to how to improve the Society’s understanding of UBC’s indigenous students and works in concert with the Executive on various initiatives that support indigenous students.
Sustainability Commissioner: assists the GSS VP University and Academic Affairs and President in the development of sustainability policy and projects, and is a liaison with graduate students and GSS volunteers working on sustainability projects.
Wellbeing Commissioner: assists the GSS VP Students liaise with various university stakeholders undertaking wellness programs and will hold the GSS Executive initiate programs designed to educate graduate students as to some ways to achieve “wellbeing”.
Mentorship & Experiential Learning Commissioner: works with the GSS VP Students on Orientation initiatives and assists on the development of community service learning programs and mentorship opportunities for graduate students.