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Find volunteer opportunities online and attend events to prepare for work in the community.

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Browse through volunteer opportunities on CareersOnline, the job board for UBC students. You'll also find events and workshops offered year-round, so you can build professional, community engagement skills.

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Volunteer Recruitment Fair 

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019, 12:00 - 3:00 pm
UBC Life building concourse

Drop by to meet with organizations offering community-based volunteer opportunities. Learn about roles available to you in areas such as tutoring, recreation, food security, and community health.

Volunteer Training Day 

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Students are invited to attend a full day of training workshops to develop communication, event facilitation, and team leadership skills.

Many community partners require training before students begin volunteering. Even if your volunteer position doesn't require training, you're still welcome and encouraged to attend. 

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Year-round workshops

If you’re unable to attend the Volunteer Training Day, you may sign up for training workshops individually, held throughout the year.

Attending a minimum of two workshops increases your eligibility for funding towards your own community project, if you plan to apply for a community grant

Online workshops (available all year) 

Please check back later for online workshop links.

  • Professional communication
  • Articulating strengths and interests 

In-person workshops (held monthly)

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