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Commissioner Opportunities

Every year the Executive Committee hires a variety of commissioners to aid them in their ever-expanding roles. These commissioners get paid a small honorarium each semester for their work assisting with tasks such as:

  • Organizing campaigns 
  • Planning events 
  • Society audits 
  • Developing communication tools and strategies
  • Orientation Week Planning  

Student Life Commissioner - Apply Now! 

Application Deadline: February 20th, 2017

Term: February 2017 – April 2017


  • Assist the DSU VP Student Life with strategy around Student Union programming of events and activities
  • Develop action plan for increased attendance at DSU events
  • Assist with all VPSL run events on Studley, Carlton, and Sexton Campus'
  • Work roughly 5-10 hours per week
  • Attend bi-weekly Student Life Committee meetings, chaired by the Vice President Student Life of the DSU
  • Prepare a report on your experience, events worked on and lessons learned throughout your term.


  • Member of the Dalhousie Student Union.
  • Reliable, responsible, organized, and motivated to take on individual projects
  • Knowledge of the Dalhousie Student Union considered an asset.
  • Must be available for bi-weekly meetings and one-on-one check-in meetings.
  • The ability to work independently on committee driven tasks.
  • Communication skills are considered an asset.
  • Applicants should include their availability in their application.


Volunteer Opportunities 

Market Volunteer - Sign Up Here!

Assisting the Market and Food Box program student staff with orders, packing and assisting customers, you will be part of a great team with a passion for making fresh, local food accessible to the Dalhousie community.


Food Bank Volunteer - Sign Up Here!

The Food Bank is an incredible resource that survives because of volunteers. Please come join the team and sign up for a regular weekly shift with flexible times and durations to choose from.


DSUSO Society Ambassador - Sign Up Here!

The Dalhousie Student Union Sustainability Office is looking for passionate students to help connect the sustainability and environmentally focused groups at Dalhousie. Volunteers would be responsible for attending monthly meetings, supporting events, and connecting the student body with organizations on campus and throughout the HRM.