Archived: Find your kind – volunteers needed!

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A great way of getting to know your fellow MRU students and giving back to the vibrant campus community you’ve come to know and love is to volunteer with SAMRU! Volunteering has many benefits; not only will you get to know a wide range of other students and professionals in an area of interest, but it can also offer the chance to put what you’re studying into action, offer a great resume-addition, give you access to free training and development opportunities, and give you a great sense of accomplishment!

 

SAMRU is a great ‘safe space’ for various ideas and perspectives, and a friendly and welcoming place for MRU students to connect with their peers.

 

We’ve found over the years that certain programs and fields of study really connect well with some of our Service Centres which offer volunteer opportunities. All of our centres are currently recruiting new volunteers (as well as welcoming back returning volunteers too!) Keep reading!

 

 

If you’re studying:

Then consider volunteering at:

Anthropology or History

Cultural Mosaic Centre or

Native Students Centre

 

Biology, Environmental Science, Geology or

Interior Design or

Entrepreneurship or

Bissett School of Business

 

Centre for Student Initiative

 

International Studies or Spanish

Cultural Mosaic Centre

 

Practicum students & Student projects

Centre for Student Initiative

 

Broadcasting or Information Design

Student Outreach and Safewalk or

 

General Faculties Council

 

Business Administration, Business and

Entrepreneurship, or Journalism

 

General Faculties Council

 

Child & Youth Care, Child Studies or

Disability Studies

 

Peer Support Centre

 

Criminal Justice, Marketing, or Public Relations

Student Outreach and Safewalk

 

Ecotourism & Outdoor Leadership

Centre for Student Initiative

or

Student Outreach and Safewalk

 

Native Studies or

Justice Studies or

Child & Youth Care

Native Students Centre

 

Non Profit Studies

Peer Support Centre or

General

Faculties Council

 

Nursing

Peer Support Centre or

Native Students Centre or

Pride Centre

 

Policy Studies

General Faculties Council or

Cultural Mosaic Centre

 

Psychology or

Women’s Studies or

Humanities

Pride Centre

 

Social Work

Peer Support Centre or

Native Students Centre

 

 

 

This isn’t an exhaustive list at all, and volunteering in an area that is new to you can be a great way to gain exposure to new ideas and experiences! You can learn more about our service centres and volunteer opportunities by visiting our website.

 

Become a part of the vibrant student community in Wyckham House >> http://www.samru.ca/studentopportunities/volunteer/

 

By Dawn Linnemoller, Editor & Content Coordinator

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