Reunion Student Worker

Do you want to have more interactions with Grinnell College alumni and earn valuable skills working with a team?

A Reunion job will allow you to network with alumni, make new friends, and be a part of this memorable, annual event….all while being paid! We are looking for highly motivated, hard-working, team orientated, organized, dependable students to fill various positions at Reunion. 

Reunion workers receive free housing and are allowed to stay on campus through reunion. They also receive free meals when they are working and free Reunion 2018 staff t-shirts.

Reunion Assistant

Have you ever worked reunion before?  If not, this is a great place to start.  Reunion Assistants are assigned to various teams such as Registration, Advance, A/V, and Childcare. Please make sure to give us details on your past work so you can be assigned to the team that best makes use of your talents and knowledge.

If you have previously worked as a Reunion Assistant, and you wish to return in this position, you may fill out a shorter application. Please find the link to returning applicants below. 

There are staggered work schedules for Reunion Assistants. You must indicate if you can work May 23-June 6, May 23-June 3, May 29-June 3, or May 29-June 6.

Reunion Assistant Job Description

Reunion Ambassador

Reunion Ambassadors are assigned to a specific Reunion class to assist that class with their work and their festivities. Ambassadors must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently. Because ambassadors work with many different age groups, the ability to be flexible and communicate effectively is also important. 

Reunion Ambassador Job Description


If you are a certified driver of the College, or are qualified to be a certified driver, we encourage you to apply for the Reunion Driver position. As a driver, you will run shuttles back and forth to the Des Moines or the Cedar Rapids Airports, downtown Grinnell, and will staff the fleet of golf carts that transport alumni all over campus. Drivers have more direct interaction with alumni than any other position.

Drivers are required to work May 28-June 3. However, if you would like to work additional hours the week before and/or the week after Reunion, there are opportunities to be placed temporarily on other teams.

Drivers Job Description

Apply now

To apply for any of the above positions, please complete the online application.

Senior Staff

Think you have what it takes to be a reunion leader? Senior Staff are often returning reunion workers who wish to take on a leadership role after gaining some reunion experience. However, you don’t have to be experienced to apply! If you have the leadership skills to lead a team, are a hard worker, and consider yourself a fast learner, you should consider a Senior Staff position. We especially encourage first and second years to apply for the assistant staff member positions.

Senior Staff members lead each Reunion team. They require a great work ethic, patience, and an ability to motivate a team. Please indicate which Senior Staff position(s) you are applying for on your application.

Senior Staffers are required to work May 23-June 6/7.

Senior Staff Job Descriptions

To apply for a senor staff positions, please complete the senior staff online application.

Thank you for your interest to work Reunion 2018! We are sure you will find it to be a uniquely rewarding experience.

If you have any questions about working Reunion, please feel free to contact Paige Everly