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Student Jobs

The JUNA conference is almost entirely student run, meaning there are many jobs available to be filled by students. Below are the different jobs that JUNA needs help with. 

WARNING: These jobs can be demanding, time consuming, and extremely fun and fulfilling. 

Officer

- Attend 2 training sessions
- Run Opening Assembly and General Assembly

- keep track of voting and comments
- 2nd VP leads Security Council
- Announce awards at the Banquet
- Cleanup duties: collect placards, dismantle flags, help Mrs. D. load car
Advice from former officers: “Be a good leader because the whole room is looking at YOU; I had to speak louder than I thought I would need to; don’t be nervous and have fun! I needed to know more about Excel and keeping track of votes.”

Committee Chair

- attend one training session
- read and be familiar with resolutions in your committee

- lead a group of delegates in discussing and voting on resolutions
- know how to get to your committee and give directions to others
- count votes and report results to General Assembly
- model good behavior

*This job takes place on Thursday of JUNA; you can be a Committee Chair and      a Security Council Monitor and have a great JUNA experience!
Advice from former committee chairs: “Speak very loudly and clearly; be sure your timer works; don’t be afraid to tell people NO; be sure the people know when you’re calling on them; amendments can be tricky; be prepared for anything!”

Ambassador

- attend two training sessions
- assemble delegation packets
- guide students, sponsors, and parents to committee locations
- help students, sponsors, and parents with seating and directions
- answer questions about anything and everything
- handle extra nametags
- monitor lunch line and serve in line if needed
- organize T-shirts, trophies, certificates for banquet
- model good behavior
- help students at microphones
Advice from former ambassadors: “Know where all the rooms are; be a good leader; get to know the other ambassadors; have the guts to tell people NO; be a good listener; be sure you know the schedule; be patient”

Security Council Monitor

Security Council Monitor

- lead a group of delegates in fact-based and exciting discussions

- brainstorm potential solutions and convince other regions to support your ideas

- debate and discuss pros and cons of potential solutions
- lead bloc in writing a resolution and presenting it to General Assembly

- great for people who love debating current events

- model good behavior

- attend one training session

*This job takes place on Friday of JUNA; you can be a Committee Chair and a      Security Council Monitor and have a great JUNA experience!
Advice from former SC monitors: “You need to speak loudly and be able to think on your feet; look for a confident speaker to present the bloc’s resolution; it’s fun leading everyone in a discussion.”

Photographer

- Attend 1 training session
- Be prepared to use your digital camera or Mrs. Dulin’s camera
- Burn photos to CD and give to Mrs. Dulin
- Create a slideshow of about 100 photos to show during the banquet
- Be familiar with schedule so you can photograph each event
Advice from former photographers: “Take lots of closeups; think about what you’d like to see to learn about JUNA; your pictures will be on the website!”

Mini-Grant Chair

- Attend 1 training session
- read all Mini-Grant requests

- Determine 6 mini-grant winners

*This job can easily be combined with another job.

- Assist with other tasks as assigned by the JUNA Director

Display Board Chair

- Attend 1 training session
- Help with arranging boards and encouraging delegates and sponsors to view them
- Work with photographer to photograph examples of ideal work
- Determine 10 honorable mention winners

*This job can easily be combined with another job.

Technology Assistant

- Attend 1 training session
- Create a slideshow or PowerPoint depicting each nation represented at JUNA; Each slide of nation need to include nation’s location on map; 2-3 important facts about nation OR resolution topic
- Create other slides indicating voting times, lunch times, etc, according to schedule
- Work with officers and committee chairs
- Use your own laptop at JUNA; be able to provide CDs of slideshows or what’s created for future use