Work Study

About Workstudy

The work study program is funded by Student Awards and Financial Aid (SAFA) with the objective to provide additional financial assistance through on-campus part-time employment opportunities for students with documented financial need.

To apply, eligible students must apply by proving financial need. (Common misconception: You do not need to have a student loan) Contact us if you need assistance or advice when applying to be eligible for the Work Study program.

There are currently two work study positions available at the Native Students Union. They are the Resource Coordinator, and the Garden Coordinator.

Resource Coordinator

The Resource Coordinator will:

  • work at the NSU room in the SUB building
  • maintain and update the NSU website, as well as social media sites
  • perform basic office administrative tasks
  • assist the Office Coordinator
  • assist in coordination and promotion of social, cultural and academic events
  • take an active role in planning, attending, and carrying out NSU events
  • attend council meetings

More info below.


Garden Coordinator

The Garden Coordinator will:

  • Work in the NSU room in the SUB and the Campus Community Garden
  • Coordinate a garden committee to connect with volunteers and members on decisions regarding the garden
  • Take part in watering, weeding, planting & pruning plants in the plot
  • Organize plant workshops for the NSU
  • Coordinate administrative tasks regarding the garden
  • Report to the Office Coordinator and NSU Council

More info below.