Employment & Volunteer Opportunities


Poster Runner

The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Poster Runner distributes posters on dedicated bulletin boards and outdoor kiosks throughout the Waterloo’s South Campus. The goal is to enhance student awareness of WUSA and all programs, services and initiatives we coordinate.

WUSA Promo Team Member - Spring 2020

To further the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) engagement with and amplifying the student voice at Waterloo, WUSA Promotional Representatives operate on three key values: confidence, optimism, and approachability. The team is composed of outgoing and positive students who assist in strategic marketing and planned promotions with the goal to enhance student awareness of WUSA and its programs, services, and initiatives.

WUSA Elections and Governance Events Coordinator

Contact person: Michael Beauchemin, pres@wusa.ca Reports to: President Pay rate: $15/hour

Chief Returning Officer (CRO)

The Chief Returning Officer will be responsible for upholding the WUSA Elections and Referenda procedures and other relevant bylaws, policies, and procedures of the corporation conducive to equitable and efficient elections and referenda.

Turnkey, Student Life Centre

The Turnkey Desk is located on the campus of the University of Waterloo. It is a 24/7 service desk that has operated continuously since 1968 that provides students, staff and faculty with information, bus ticket and general assistance. We are looking for an individual to work from Midnight to 8am, 4 to 5 days per week from Sunday Night to Thursday night.

Retail Clerk, International News

International News is located on the campus of the University of Waterloo. It is a 24/7 convenience store that provides students, staff and faculty with a variety of grab and go options, hot entrees, coffee, pastries and traditional convenience store offerings.

Associate Vice President, Finance

Responsible for assistance with oversight of Finances, budget compliance, budget deviation and amendment, as well as review and supporting the approval process for subsidiary society and affiliate budgets. Coordinate research efforts in financial planning, capital budgeting and capital improvement planning, and preparation of reports for the Vice President, Operations & Finance as well as the Budget & Appropriations Committee. Supports the Internal Funding Committee in supervision of Endowment Funds including the Enterprise, Opportunity, and Innovation (EOI) Fund and the Student Life Endowment Fund (SLEF).

Mystery Shopper

We are looking for mystery shoppers (MS) with an eye for detail to evaluate our restaurants, services and retail stores. The Mystery Shop program is a paid gig, you’ll receive free meals, and it easily fits into your schedule. 

Kitchen Prep – Morning Shifts

Working in a team environment, the successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and packaging the various items that the Kitchen prepares.


The Women's Centre (Spring 2020)

The Women's Centre aims to provide a woman-positive and supportive environment on campus for people of all genders. Volunteers at the Women’s Centre will be able to provide multiple different services to students who visit their office hours, including providing peer support, answering questions, logging office visits and cleaning and tidying the office

The Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity (Spring 2020)

Glow is the oldest continuously-run queer student organization in Canada. Come out and help Glow promote a healthy attitude towards all sexual orientations and gender identities - we are looking for volunteers for the Spring 2020 term!

International and Canadian Student Network (Spring 2020)

The International & Canadian Student Network is a WUSA student-run service on campus. If you’re seeking to have a great experience at uWaterloo beyond academics and beyond borders, then this is the service for you! We aim to make all local, international and exchange students feel welcome here at the University and in Waterloo.

WUSA Food Bank (Spring 2020)

The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Food Bank is a student-run, non-profit organization. Its main function is to provide confidential assistance to undergraduate and graduate students to meet their basic needs. We run unique projects and events to raise awareness of hunger problems and to raise food for our Food Bank and needy groups in the local area.

RAISE (Spring 2020)

Racial Advocacy for Inclusion, Solidarity and Equity (RAISE) is a student-led Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) service launching Winter 2019. This service is intended to address racism and xenophobia on Waterloo's campus with initiatives such as: a formal racism reporting mechanism, peer-support and social events to create an uplifting community.

On-Campus Volunteer, Co-op Connection (Spring 2020)

The mission of Co-op Connection is to connect UWaterloo students on co-operative work terms in the same cities. Co-op Connection provides social programming, peer support and information from the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) in order to enhance communication and advocate for the needs of co-op students.

UW Bike Centre (Spring 2020)

The Bike Centre is a do-it-yourself style bike shop located in the Student Life Centre. We are a resource for the Waterloo community, providing tools and work space to do bike repairs. We are completely run by volunteers, and would love to have you join our team! Our shop is freshly renovated and a great place to hang out. No experience necessary.

WUSA Board of Directors

The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association’s Board of Directors is soliciting nominations for At-Large (x5) and Councillor (x2) members to serve from May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021

Committee Member, Honorary Life time Membership Committee

The Honorary Lifetime Membership Committee solicits nominations for and recommends the awarding of honorary lifetime memberships in WUSA. The committee prepares a list of recommendations to the Students’ Council or a General Meeting for approval on behalf of Council.

Member, Elections and Referenda Committee

The Elections & Referenda Committee (ERC), in conjunction with the Chief Returning Officer of the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association, is responsible for the oversight of all elections, by-elections, and referenda administered by WUSA.

Volunteer Action Centre of Waterloo Region

For community based volunteer opportunities, please visit the Volunteer Action Centre of Waterloo Region website.

Clubs Support Team

The Federation of Students (Feds) is seeking a team of motivated students who are passionate about peer-to-peer support and getting involved with our more than 250 clubs. The Clubs Support Team mandate is to serve, empower, and represent the Feds’ clubs. The goal is to assist clubs carry out both their club purpose, as well as their current club goals.



The President & CEO is the elected head of student government and the official de-facto student representative to the University of Waterloo. In conjunction with the VPs, they are responsible for the administration of WUSA in accordance with relevant law including bylaws, policies, and procedures. They have ultimate responsibility for all matters strategic and administrative and ensure alignment with WUSA’s mission, brand promise, and long range plan.

Vice President, Student Life

The Vice President, Student Life is generally responsible for promoting an environment where students can pursue personal and social growth within WUSA, UW, and the broader community. They are a force for unifying students in common goals, such as the pursuit of athletic, cultural, and social activities. They promote relationships with groups that enable and enhance the student experience and represent WUSA to these groups, both internal and external to the University.

Vice President, Operations & Finance

The Vice President, Operations & Finance is an elected student position responsible for the administration of the Corporation in conjunction with the President and in accordance with relevant law, including bylaws, policies, and procedures. The VPOF has oversight, in consultation with the General Manager, over all matters personnel, finance, commercial, contractual, and operational for the Corporation. The VPOF is accountable to the President and to the bodies Corporate and Representative for WUSA.

Vice President, Education

The VP Education is an elected student leader who acts as an official de-facto student representative to the University of Waterloo. They are responsible for advocating on behalf of undergraduate students to the University of Waterloo, the Government of Ontario, and the Government of Canada, on all matters relating to post-secondary education. The VP Education is also expressly responsible for stakeholder relations, student disciplinary practices, and WUSA’s involvement in external political organizations.


Elections Canada Service Agent

Using REVISE, the Service Agent provides revision and special ballot voting services to electors at the Extra Service Point voting locations on/near campus.

The RBC Analyst Program

Are you an undergrad in your final year of study looking for a full-time opportunity commencing in the summer of 2020? We have an exciting opportunity for you!