Volunteering for Post-Secondary Students
Volunteering goes beyond your high school years!
It is a gateway to your future career.
It provides you with life skills and experiences.
It networks you with important mentors and leaders.
At Volunteer MBC we are focused on Connecting and Collaborating, Active Participation, Recognition and Education and Development. If you are a college or university student, you will find below the ways you can participate!
Here's how YOU can get involved with Volunteer MBC!
Search for youth targeted volunteer roles in our On-line Volunteer Referral System (OVRS) by CLICKING HERE.
Get involved in our Advisory Panel program by CLICKING HERE.
CONTACT US to discuss other ways on how you can get involved!
- CLICK HERE to sign-up to receive our "I Care...I Volunteer" E-newsletter for Volunteers!
Volunteer MBC has over 180 member community service organizations, many of whom have opportunities for post-secondary students to actively participate on committees/councils, through mentorship programs, and by getting involved in volunteering in various roles.
Here are just a few ways that you can participate:
|Form of Active Participation||The Benefits||Some Examples|
|Consultation||You provide valuable insight and thoughts to organizations||Volunteer MBC's Advisory Panel|
|Youth Council||You would be strong in numbers and in sharing an organization's message and goals|
|Workshops/Conferences||You provide feedback and are a source of inspirtation to the organization post-event||ACCESS: Youth Making a Difference Conference|
|Work-Integrated Learning||You provide a strong knowledge and skilled background to enhance the current capabilities of the oganization|
|Mentorship Program||You gain general tips, information and a lasting relationship with the organization|
|Volunteering||You gain memorable experience which can be reciprocated towards the organization||Check out our On-line Volunteer Referral System for lots of exciting volunteer opportunities!|
Please also refer to this list below for national programs:
- YOUCAN - www.youcan.ca/national/lead-impact/youcan-volunteer
- Youth Advisory Training Institute (YATI) - www.youthadvocacy.ca
- Canada World Youth - www.canadaworldyouth.org
- Katimavik - www.katimavik.org
- Parks Canada Youth Ambassador Program - www.pc.gc.ca/eng/agen/pja-yap/index.aspx
Be rewarded for your volunteer efforts! Here's how:
Have an organization that you've volunteered with submit a nomination to Volunteer MBC's Volunteer Recognition Awards Program. CLICK HERE for more details!
If you volunteer with Volunteer MBC you will receive a PREB certificate recognizing your contributions. More information about PREB is coming soon!
- Check out other potential awards, research opportunities, interships, scholarships on our volunteer resources section, by CLICKING HERE.
Get exclusive opportunities to expand your learning and skills!
Check out our online events calendar for upcoming workshops/webinars, event volunteering and networking opportunties.
- Stay tuned for the launch of Volunteer MBC's FREE e-learning program!