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Communications and Marketing Committee

Vision: To communicate to incoming students the important information necessary for Welcome Week
Purpose: The purpose of this committee is twofold: First, to communicate to all incoming students the necessary information for transitioning into Bethel. Second, to create the look and feel of Welcome Week based on the chosen theme verse.

Responsibilities

  • Implement WW brand
  • Colors and logo
  • Staff uniforms
  • Info Central
  • Opportunity Fair
  • Campus décor

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Graphic arts
  • Computer savvy
  • Artistic ability

Community Development Committee

Vision: To build a community out of the incoming students
Purpose: The purpose of this committee is to create a shared experience through skits and dances to bring the community together. 

Responsibilities

  • Saturday night's “The Show”
  • Plan mixer for WW retreat
  • Plan welcome for new student worker event

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Experience with theatre
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Organization

Service Committee

Vision: To think through and communicate to staff and students the logistics of becoming a Bethel student
Purpose: The purpose of this committee is both logistical and experiential. It is logistical in that this committee needs to physically move each and every student’s belongings into their room as efficiently as possible. It is experiential in that they are in charge of creating a service experience that each floor can participate in.

Responsibilities

  • Organize new student move-in process
  • Coordinate WW staff move-in
  • Airport shuttle runs
  • Organize Day of Worship

Skills

  • Highly organized
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable with talking to strangers

Spiritual Development Committee

Vision: To challenge students in their spiritual journey with Jesus Christ
Purpose: The primary purpose of the spiritual development committee is to provide ways to intentionally expose incoming students to the love of Christ. A secondary purpose is to care for the spiritual health of the Welcome Week staff.

Responsibilities

  • Sunday night's Koinonia Service
  • Provide spiritual nourishment for WW staff
  • Write devotional for survival guide
  • Work with CFCR on Friday's Commissioning Service
  • Provide staff prayer/worship

Skills

  • Creative
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Has a heart for spiritual leadership within the Welcome Week community

Team Development Committee

Vision: To build a small group community where each student is a significant part of the team
Purpose: The purpose of this committee is to create an environment where a core group can work as a team to accomplish a goal. This is not limited to one particular form. This could be a game, scavenger hunt, or other activity where teamwork and collaboration are emphasized. This committee is also responsible for providing oversight to the development of the WW core group training, by providing opportunities that will help prepare each WW staff member to lead a core group.

Responsibilities

  • Friday night event
  • Wednesday night's early-arrival event
  • Promo video for Wednesday night's event
  • Staff ice breakers
  • Staff core group training

Skills

  • Creative
  • Motivated
  • Good with large groups
  • Unconventional ways of thinking

Transition Committee

Vision: To focus on transfer students, commuter students, and core groups
Purpose: To give special attention to transfer and commuter students who have a different new student experience than traditional freshmen. 

Responsibilities

  • Transfer and commuter care
  • Commuter Lounge
  • Thursday night's transfer/commuter Event
  • Various transfer/commuter special events
  • Birthday celebrations (during WW)

Skills

  • Experience with the transfer/commuter/PSEO experience
  • Good at small talk
  • Good at creating intimate environments for people to connect

Visual Impact Committee

Vision: To use technology as a tool to visually impact incoming students and facilitate Welcome Week event messaging
Purpose: To create videos that inform incoming students as well as to enhance aspects of The Show.

Responsibilities

  • Create video for spring welcomes
  • Communicate with all committee heads about the use of videos during WW
  • Create a staff highlight video
  • Film ALL events
  • Create kickoff video among others
  • Make final show and staff DVD

Skills

  • Creativity
  • Experience with video editing (iMovie, Premiere, Final Cut)
  • Experience with video or still cameras
  • Script writing experience