Summer Assistants, UCA – Canterbury

Campus Living Villages provides accommodation for tertiary students around New Zealand, and we are currently looking for two hardworking, fun, energetic and engaging people to assist over our summer break at UC Accommodation, primarily based at Uni Hall and Sonoda, but with the ability to work at other sites as required

This is could be a live-in position over the summer if you wished, although the live-in component is not compulsory, however you will need to be able to commit from 19 November 2018 – 11 February 2019 for 22.5 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours required from time to time. This role can at times, be demanding but also fun and rewarding, as you will be required to assist the team in various departments and capacities.

Key duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Welcome and departure of guests.
  • Set up of rooms which includes making beds and cleaning.
  • Nightly lock up and security checks
  • Collect payments
  • Administrative tasks
  • Customer Services
  • Upholding the highest standards of Health and Safety

This role is on a 7-day roster per week which will include weekend and night work. The ideal candidate will display the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to liaise and build rapport with a variety of people from different backgrounds
  • Positive, proactive and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Strong administration and customer services skills
  • Ability to identify issues and escalate where necessary
  • Not afraid to help out at any level
  • Hardworking and self-motivated

Other benefits will include:

  • Excellent position for someone on their summer break
  • No two days are the same and you will love coming to work every day while embracing and learning from the challenges
  • Interacting with a diverse group of people
  • Be part of an inclusive, fun and hardworking team

Please submit your application directly to Suzanne Edwards –

All applicants must be eligible to work in NZ and hold the relevant visas and complete a satisfactory police check. 


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