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Will you shape the future or will it shape you?

IGNITE amplifies the voices of 30,000 students. We’re looking for the brave ones with brilliant ideas. Driven to shape your world into a better place. The ones who aren’t afraid to stand up for student rights to give you the programs and services you want and need. Sound like you?

Four students smiling for the camera
IGNITE’s 2018-19 Executive Team

 

What does each position do?

President

  • Plan advocacy initiatives
  • Represent IGNITE and the student body
  • Manage all VPs
  • Develop and execute IGNITE’s long-term strategic outlook

Full Job Description – President (PDF)

 

Vice-President – North (1), Guelph-Humber (1), Lakeshore (1)

  • Develop new advocacy initiatives for accomplishing IGNITE’s strategic plan
  • Advance and contribute to IGNITE’s current strategic objectives

Full Job Description – Vice President (PDF)

 

Board Directors – North (4), Lakeshore (3), Guelph-Humber (2), Orangeville (1)

  • Accountable to the student body and proactively seek student input and feedback
  • IGNITE ambassador within the Humber and University of Guelph-Humber community
  • Responsible, approachable and accessible to all students
  • Responsible for strategic planning and budgeting processes

Full Job Description – Board Director (PDF)

The IGNITE Executive team posing in Graffiti Alley
IGNITE’s 2016-17 Executive Team

 

Benefits of Running

  • Make a difference
  • Advocate for your peers
  • Leadership development
  • Make important decisions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Be part of a great team
  • Enhance your employability

 

Qualities of a Good Candidate

  • Hard working
  • Pro at time management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Organized
  • Strategic
  • Fearless
  • Inquisitive
  • Resourceful
  • Passionate about advocacy
IGNITE Executives standing in front of a wall in downtown Toronto
IGNITE’s 2017-18 Executive Team

 

Important Dates

Monday Jan. 7 – Nominations open
Friday Feb. 1, 4pm – Nominations close, nomination package due
Wednesday, Feb. 6 – All-Candidates Meeting, North & Lakeshore
Monday, Feb. 11 – Campaign period begins
Tuesday, Feb. 12-14 – Candidate Forums (campus specific dates TBD)
Monday, Feb. 25 – Friday Mar. 1 – VOTING WEEK
Friday, Mar. 1, 5pm – Winners announced

Download your Nomination Package today! Visit Site

IGNITE Nomination Package


Questions about Elections? Looking for alternative formats? Please contact Project Coordinator Vanessa Silaphet at: vanessa@ignitestudentlife.com