Destination Arizona Leaders

Join Our Team!

The Office of Orientation & New Student Services is excited to announce Destination Arizona, a three-day, in-person extended orientation program hosted August 19 - 21, 2022. Destination Arizona reinforces concepts from Orientation and presents a shared understanding of what it means to be a Wildcat. 

During Destination Arizona, Destination Arizona Leaders (DAZLs) will help set up, organize, and facilitate events designed to welcome and engage over 10,000 new First-Year and Transfer students. 


  • Support Orientation & New Student Services staff and campus partners in the set-up, logistics, facilitation, and take-down of events. 
  • Taking initiative, following instructions, being flexible, and punctual.
  • Actively participating in all mandatory trainings, programs, and events.
  • Help students navigate campus by answering questions, giving directions, suggesting resources and events, and providing a warm welcome to the Wildcat community.
  • Drawing from personal experiences to answer questions with a positive attitude and demeanor.
  • Working hours will include early mornings and late evenings in the summer heat and will involve lifting, carrying, and sorting of materials.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree-seeking undergraduate student
  • Good academic and conduct standing prior to and throughout Destination Arizona
  • Desire to share their experience and pride in Arizona
  • Ability to work in a team environment where differences are valued, encouraged and supported
  • Availability to work in person on Main Campus from July 8, 2022 - August 21, 2022

Mandatory Dates


Monday, July 18 - Thursday, July 28, 2022: Destination Leader Training

Destination Arizona Prep Week

Monday, August 15, 2022 - Thursday, August 18, 2022

Destination Arizona

Thursday, August 18 - Sunday, August 21, 2022

Compensation and Employment Benefits

  • Pay: $12.80 per hour
  • Staff Uniforms
  • Develop your leadership skills (Looks great on a resume!)
  • Earn 100% Engagement designation on the transcript
  • Destination Arizona swag
  • Meet new friends
  • Share your love of Arizona with new students

Apply Here: Destination Arizona Leader application.

Application Deadline

This application will close on Monday, April 18, 2022. 

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Melina Casillas at or (520) 621-5180.