Read below to find out what roles are available and how to apply for them!
The deadline to apply is Monday 6th March at 12PM
Do you want to make a difference, improve life on campus and earn endless rewards? Or have you ever wanted to develop and add to the way your ISOC functions? Now is your chance, by becoming a committee member!
Please refer to the slideshow above for a detailed description of all the roles.
As President you must oversee all aspects of ISOC, whilst being able to solve problems and make decisions within Islamic guidelines. Moreover, you must also maintain the committee's wellbeing, as well as able to be diplomatic.
Similar to the President role, you will be aiding the President in their duties. You will also find yourself working within the various ULISOC teams, helping out where necessary. Furthermore, you may be called upon to be Acting President if necessary.
As Treasurer, you will be overseeing the financial side of ISOC. This will involve budgeting, raising money, as well as establishing sponsorship and working with other businesses. Being financially creative and literate here is key!
As the General Secretary, your role is to maintain the admin side of ISOC. This involves managing files and forms, preserving information as well as keeping minutes during meetings.
Head Sister/Head Brother
Your role will be ensuring your fellow Muslims on campus are well accommodated, welcoming new members, as well as increasing participation and engagement. Interacting with the members and helping out at socials is also key.
Head of Welfare
As Head of Welfare, you will be maintaining student welfare across campus, and signposting people to the relevant services. You will also have to plan creative events and campaigns to for mental health awareness and wellbeing.
Head of Publicity & Media
Your role will be to create stunning posters and social media posts for our events! This involves maintaining a high level of quality and creativity as well as managing our social media. This roles is perfect for those with basic graphic design and social media skills!
Head of Campaigns
As Head of Campaigns, your role will be planning and leading campaigns such as Charity Week, BADG and Ramadan. You will be working with teams of volunteers to achieve this. This role also involves creativity and project management skills as you will need to address relevant campaigns throughout the year such as Islamophobia Awareness Month or Al-Aqsa Week.
Head of Jumu'ah & Facilities
This roles involves ensuring ISOC facilities are kept at a high standard, organising Jumu'ah and other prayers (such as Taraweeh) as well as focusing on developing facilities on campus. This also involves managing a team of volunteers. Endless rewards are attached to this roles by facilitating the prayers of Muslims on campus!
Head of Educations
Your responsibilities will be to organise talks and workshops on Islam and other relevant subjects for people to gain knowledge. Additionally, you will have to find creative solutions to educate people on Islam, such as Discover Islam Week, or Islamophobia Awareness Month!
Sisters' Sports & Socials/Brothers' Sports & Socials
These roles involve organising sports and social events such as football, bowling, pizza nights and more. You will be working with a team of volunteers to come up with ideas and set them up. This roles is key in ensuring Muslims have a safe space to socialise and engage with sport.
Brookfield Campus Officer
For the first time ever, we will have an officer overseeing the Muslims who are on the Brookfield Campus! Your responsibilities include maintaining prayer facilities on the campus, as well as ensuring the needs of the Muslims on Brookfield are met. We also hope to increase engagement on the campus through this role. To consider this role, you must be mainly based on the Brookfield Campus.
This role will have the full support of the committee, as well as the Students' Union, as we both aim to increase our presence on the campus.
PERKS OF BECOMING A COMMITTEE MEMBER
Earn endless rewards in this world and the hereafter (Sadaqah Jariyah)
Looks great on your CV
Have a say in how your ISOC functions
Meet people and make new friends!
Improve life for your fellow Muslims, whether on or off campus
Follow the steps below to nominate yourself for a position:
Ensure you have a ULISOC Membership. Visit the About Us page to find out how to get one.
Nominate yourself by following the link: www.leicesterunion.com/studentgroupelections
Once you Nominate yourself, prepare and submit your Manifesto (You can find advice on writing a Manifesto here)
Voting opens on Monday 13th March at 12PM
Wait for the results!