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Summer Campus Visit Guide

Join the Future Students Office as a Summer Campus Visit Guide in May and June!

Are you an enthusiastic and outgoing student with a passion for TRU? Are you comfortable engaging with diverse audiences, including younger students? Look no further - we have the perfect part-time work opportunity for you!

The Future Students Office is seeking vibrant individuals to join our team as Campus Visit Guides for the upcoming spring/summer season. As a Campus Visit Guide, you'll have the exciting opportunity to showcase our campus to local and regional elementary and high school students, helping them envision themselves as future university students.


  • Lead engaging campus tours, highlighting key facilities, academic buildings, student amenities, and the link between TRU’s programs and future career goals.
  • Interact with classes of students, answering questions and providing insight into campus life.
  • Assist with event facilitation, including event set-up and tear-down, wayfinding, and other details for overall event success.
  • Collaborate with fellow guides and office staff to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for all visitors.


  • Comfortable with public speaking and engaging with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Genuine passion for TRU and the ability to convey that enthusiasm to others.
  • Availability to work up to 10 days during the summer, with a minimum of 5 hours per day.
  • Preference given to students who attended high school in Kamloops and surrounding areas.


  • Competitive pay rate of $20 per hour.
  • Gain valuable experience in public speaking, event coordination, and customer service.
  • Enhance your leadership and communication skills in a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Make a positive impact by helping prospective students make informed decisions about their educational future.
  • Receive a written letter of recommendation following successful completion of all commitments.

Additional Information:

  • Visiting groups primarily consist of grade 7 and grade 10 students on class field trips.
  • Guides must be available on the following dates:
    April 26, May 3, May 9, May 13, May 15, May 22, May 24, June 7, June 12, June 14.
    Each visit will conclude by 3:00 p.m.

If you're ready to showcase your campus pride and make a difference in the lives of prospective students, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our team of Campus Visit Guides and embark on an exciting summer adventure.

Apply Now

Application Deadline: April 1

Note: This position is open to current TRU students only. Previous experience in student recruitment or campus tours is a plus but not required. Training will be provided.

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