RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FRENCH HOUSE
NATIVE ASSISTANT

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As the native assistant for the French House, you are to consider yourself as a “model” for other students in the house. Additionally, since the French House is a “theme” house at which students with a strong interest in and engagement with French apply for residence, you are to do your utmost to strengthen the identity of the house as a vital language and cultural center.

Your responsibilities as Native Assistant are therefore as follows:

-to speak French at all times.

-to organize, with the Resident Advisor, a minimum of three language activities per semester (movies, pause café, fêtes, and so forth…)

-to attend, with the Resident Advisor, these three activities (exception will be made only if you have a scheduled class; normally, however, these activities should not interfere with your class schedule).

-as the Native Assistant you are to mingle with other members of the house in order to foster and create a sense of community; this entails friendliness, and outgoing disposition and the readiness to spend time with others.

-as the Native Assistant, you should be aware that your strong commitment to making the French House a welcoming and dynamic home for French Club activities, and events connecting with the promotion of the French language and culture, is key to the success of the house.

Please sign here to show you agreement and you commitment to fulfilling these responsibilities to the best of your ability:


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