Leadership and Employment Opportunities

There are a variety of employment and involvement opportunities in Verano Place. Check your weekly emails to hear about how and when you can get involved! Most positions are filled between February and June for the following academic year. Verano residents are given preference for most positions. Some positions are open to the entire community, while others require that you be a UCI student to apply. Wages and time requirements vary by position. Contact the Verano Place Housing Office (949-824-5964) for more information.

Housing Assistant

Five Verano Place residents are hired for a one-year appointment as a Housing Assistant. Housing Assistant duties include: providing after-hours assistance to Verano Place residents; developing, planning, and implementing community activities; and participating in Verano Place administrative processes. Students and spouses/domestic partners who will have lived in Verano Place for at least six months as of the position start date can apply for these positions.

Recruitment Period: Typically January through March, with a position start date in July. More information and an application are here.

Verano Residents Council (VRC)

VRC is elected and funded to provide services, goods, and advocacy to benefit the Verano community. VRC meetings are held at least once a month; a schedule for 2016-2017 will be sent to the community when available. Contact the VRC at https://sites.google.com/site/veranovrc/home, https://www.facebook.com/groups/ucivrc, orĀ vrc@uci.edu. To stay informed about the projects VRC is working on, sign up for the listserv: https://maillists.uci.edu/mailman/listinfo/vrc-news.

The Verano Residents’ Council consists of five members of the Verano Place community, elected for a one-year term to represent and work on behalf of Verano residents. VRC responsibilities include: organizing community projects, targeting community funds for programs and projects (from a $7,000 annual allocation), assisting residents through advocacy and referral, promoting positive community involvement, and working in an advisory capacity with Verano staff to represent the interests of Verano residents. Students and spouses/domestic partners can apply for these positions.

Your 2016-2017 Verano Residents Council Members are:

  • Maryam Asghari
  • Emily Knutson
  • Stephanie Pulles
  • Derek McVay
  • Kristin Roher

Recruitment Period: April/May. Elections are held the end of May. The position begins in July.

Verano Housing Office Attendants

Verano Housing Office Attendants work in the Verano Housing Office providing assignments support, assisting with work orders, working at the front desk and filing. This position requires the ability to work well with others as well as independently. Verano Housing Office Attendants, must be UCI students. They work 10 hours a week November – April, and 20 hours a week June, July, and August.

Recruitment Period: April/May