UVA Express and International Dinner Volunteer Descriptions

UVA Express

Van Helper and Greeter (must be UVA-related staff, faculty, Student Ambassador, or Global Greeter)

  • Report to Wilsdorf Hall at the beginning of your shift
  • Greet students as they arrive on the charter buses
  • Help with unloading luggage
  • Guide students into the hospitality lounge
  • Answer general questions
  • Guide students to the Housing office in Gibbons Hall
  • Help with loading luggage into minivans for transporting the students to their dorms
  • Ride along with a Van Driver to help with moving students into their dorms


Bus captains (must be UVA-related staff or faculty)

  • Report to Wilsdorf Hall at the beginning of your shift
  • Ride on the charter bus leaving from Wilsdorf Hall headed to Dulles Airport
  • Help students board the bus at Dulles Airport
  • Engage students and answer questions
  • On the ride back to UVA the bus captain will go over information contained in the gift/information bags that will be given to all of the students
  • Guide students into the hospitality lounge when they arrive in Charlottesville
  • Round trip is a total of about 6 hours


Van Drivers (must be UVA-related staff or faculty)

  • Transport groups of students to their dorms with the help of another UVA Express volunteer riding with you
  • Drive standard-sized mini-van and work with van helpers to unload luggage

 

International Dinner

Greeters

  • Greet guests as they arrive
  • Direct guests to the registration tables
  • Answer questions


Registration Tables

  • Check-in guests
  • Assist with name tags
  • Answer questions