Looking for volunteer opportunities on campus? Below is a list of opportunities students can participate in throughout the calendar year. To look for volunteer opportunities/organization both within the KPU community and externally that are currently recruiting, please visit Career Connection and KPU My Volunteer Page
Career and Volunteer Ambassador Team! Apply now!
Looking to build your experience in marketing, coaching, social media, event management or communications? Volunteer as a Career and Volunteer Ambassador! CV Ambassadors have the opportunity to build professional relationships with employers and community members, gain confident build their career skills, and have great exposure to active job opportunities. Current students can apply to this team by signing up for an interview on KPU's MyVolunteerPage.
iKrew- International Volunteer Crew! Apply now!
The International Department at KPU is organizing a volunteering program that allows International and Domestic KPU students to assist in the general implementation of on and off campus events, workshops, and activities run or sponsored by the department. Current KPU volunteers who are interested in joining this team are required to sign up for this interview after which an individual or group interview session will be arranged with our International Student Life Coordinator.
Orientation Student Leadership Team - the O Team!
Applications for the O-Team are Open! Apply now!
Our student leadership team is a central part of the success of orientation. Participating in this team is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of KPU and to build your leadership and teamwork skills (and your resume). Be a part of welcoming new KPU students and making a difference. Every student that participates will receive training, a letter of recognition, and a team shirt. For more information or to apply, check out the O-Team page or contact the Orientation & Transitions team at email@example.com.
Applications for KPU Welcomes U are Open! Apply now!
The first few days of school can be exciting and stressful, especially for new students. Want to help our fellow students feel welcome, comfortable and well-supported in their new learning environment? Join the KPU Welcomes U Team! As campus hosts, you will stationed at a campus kiosk on May 2 to 6 to welcome students to campus and answer their questions. You will be provided with everything you need: brochures, FAQs, campus maps, and a KPU Welcomes U t-shirt. Help turn students’ first days into great days. Please consider being a part of this fun start to the fall semester and sign up for more information.
Volunteer Expo is an opportunity for you to shop around ON CAMPUS for a volunteer job that matches your needs! Meet representatives from organizations in your community to ask questions and find out more. Come shop around for an opportunity, ask questions, or help out with the event! More information at kpu.ca/volunteer-expo
KPU Student Association (KSA) - contact kusa.ca for more information
Student Government (KSA)
Interested in getting involved with student government, either as an elected representative or volunteer? The KPU Student Association is a democratic, student-run organization. Our council and the campus councils on each campus are elected in general elections held every year in February or March. By-elections may be held throughout the year when a position becomes vacant. In addition, major decisions about the KSA are made through referendum, including all decisions to set students fees. For more information, please visit the KSA website.
KSA's Students Taking an Active Role Together (START) Program
What can you do at START? Tons! Create events, work jointly with our staff / elected officials, talk to students, marketing, and much more! START gives students independence and allows them to do what they want to improve their University experience. More information here!
Consider combining your academic, social, and career goals by helping to lead a student/faculty club. Gain valuable experience & contacts. Make your classroom learning more relevant. Interested in starting your own club? Check out kusa.ca/clubs for more.
Other KPU Opportunities - contacts are provided below
KPU Public Interest Group (KPIRG)
The KPU Public Interest Research Group (KPIRG) is a student-funded and student-directed resource centre dedicated to social and environmental justice. To find out about current volunteer opportunities through KPIRG, check out their website at kpirg.ca
Career Days Event Team
KPU Career Days are a free career and employment fair for all KPU students, alumni, and faculty. It is an excellent opportunity to make valuable industry contacts, gather information, hear about job leads, and practice promoting yourself. Volunteer to assist in marketing the event, classroom visits, or helping on the day of the events. For more information, please visit the Career Day website or contact Career Services. RECRUITING STARTS IN JANUARY OF EACH YEAR
Open House Event Team
A full day of interactive display, campus tours, live performances, and much more! Engage with your university, and help prospective students see why they should choose KPU! RECRUITING BEGINS IN JANUARY OF EACH YEAR. Please visit the Future Students Office website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Serve on KPU Committees
Interested in some of the more formal processes and how institutions work? Apply to be considered as a student member on a KPU committee. For more information, please contact email@example.com