TA220292- Fall 2022-HPC HK*4510 Volunteer Program Assistant

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GSA-1, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
HPC HK*4510
Course Name: 
Volunteer Program Assistant
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
- Volunteers at HPC have the opportunity to work closely with a physiotherapist or chiropractor to gain hands-on experience in treating and interacting with patients, while ensuring the HPC is adequately supported to run smoothly on a daily basis. Volunteers are assigned a consistent 2hr weekly, in-clinic shift with the same practitioner for an entire semester, with the expectation of a minimum 2 semester commitment. The core, in-clinic, shadowing experience is complemented by additional opportunities tailored specifically to develop professionalism, communication skills and explore career opportunities in the health care field, through community outreach events, special workshops, personal and professional goal setting and critical reflection. Volunteers are expected to actively participate in these events above and beyond their 2hr weekly shift.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Level of Appointment for GTA, GSA-1 UTA(s)
The following is an estimate of number and levels of available appointments at the time of posting. This may change (increase or decrease) at the time of assignment contingent on departmental needs.
This Posting includes Multiple Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
The role of the GSA is to oversee the in-clinic activities of ~30 undergraduate volunteers (eg: create schedules, monitor hours, post announcements via courselink, reply to emails, update documents, collect practitioner feedback), and facilitate professional development workshops (eg: plan & connect with speakers, schedule zooms, facilitate session). The GSA will work in collaboration with a Lead Practitioner/ Staff Volunteer Coordinator. By applying for this TA position, you are agreeing to be available on campus to complete all assigned duties as determined by the supervisor, available to attend all mandatory meetings, and available until the end of the contract.
Required Qualifications: 
Experience in a health care setting (physio/chiro) and with Experiential Learning principles would be an asset to the position.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Strong time management skills, initiative and the ability to work independently and motivate others are required skills.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
As per supervisor
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2022 to December 23, 2022
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GSA-1 $43.73/hr; $6125.96/semester effective 2022/23
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Sunday, July 3, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
For more information please contact Anne Lovett-Hutchinson at alovett@uoguelph.ca - Please apply through the online application process only: http://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/ NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing and Communications Services (CCS) at University of Guelph: Email: 58888help@uoguelph.ca , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888. Please refrain from using Firefox to submit your application as you may encounter issues

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. For more information, the Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) is a welcoming, safe and confidential one-stop shop for information, training and support on issues relating to diversity and human rights on our campus.

Teaching Assistant work assignments are unionized with CUPE 3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 1 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).