Job Opportunities

The Writing Support Centre often interviews for new tutors before the beginning of the fall term. Volunteer positions are available for students and professionals who possess many of the important qualifications associated with tutoring writing. In general, applicants should have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and good overall interpersonal and social skills.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline, and must provide a resume, cover letter, and sample of their academic writing.

UWO students will be given first consideration for all positions. A description of the position is available here Please apply for these volunteer positions via the VIP (Volunteers in Progress) program.

Administrative Assistants

UWO students who are interested in helping maintain the daily operation of the Writing Support Centre apply for a volunteer position. Applicants should have some computer knowledge and should possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Contact the VIP program for more information about administrative assistant positions.


"Working for the Writing Support Centre was a blast. The projects ranged from collecting survey data to gathering information for seminars to maintaining a website. While working on these projects, I sharpened and enhanced my organizational and communication skills, but most important of all, I met many interesting and intelligent people."

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