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On-Campus Opportunities

Laurier students have a rich tradition of being involved on campus and making a difference in the Laurier community.

Opportunities

There are many opportunities for you to get involved at Laurier, check out some of the examples below.

Laurier Students' Union: Opportunities include Foot Patrol, Ecohawks, Elections Committee, Foodbank and Icebreakers and more. The largest hiring period is traditionally held in February and March for the following academic year.

Graduate Students’ Association (GSA): Expand your network, try something new and acquire professional development experience as a graduate student.

Laurier’s Student Publications: Find opportunities to contribute to high-quality publications, including The Cord, Sputnik and Radio Laurier that engage the entire Laurier community.

Accessible Learning Centre (ALC): Help your classmates as a notetaker or join the peer support team.

Career Development Centre: Increase your knowledge of career development strategies by being an outreach and support peer.

Off-Campus Students: Get involved by joining the Mature and Transfer Student Experience Support or the LOCUS Program.

Laurier International: Become a Global Engagement Student Ambassador or International Orientation Volunteer.

Recruitment and Admissions: Show your Golden Hawk spirit as an Open House Volunteer.

Sustainability Office: Contribute to Laurier's green campus initiatives as a Fair Trade Camps Outreach Volunteer or join the Sustainability Council.

Wellness Centre: Be there for your fellow peers as a Peer Support Volunteer or Peer Wellness Educators.

Athletics and Recreation: Find opportunities in support roles, intramurals and sport clubs.

Residence: Shape your residence experience through the first-year leadership program.

Learning Skills and Development: Find opportunities to help other students through the Peer Language Support Program.

Mathematics Assistance Centre: Share your knowledge as a Math and Stats Peer Learning Support Volunteer Tutor.

Ceremonies and Events: Be a Convocation Ambassador and help fellow Laurier graduates celebrate their achievements.

How to Get Involved

Meet with a Career Consultant

If you need assistance deciding what type of volunteer position is right for you, book an appointment with a career consultant.

Search Navigator

Log in to Navigator to view volunteer opportunities on campus. Opportunities are posted throughout the year – February and March are the busiest application months for the following academic year.

Attend a Volunteer Fair

Volunteer fairs are a great way for you to connect with different campus departments to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Laurier offers the Student Employment and Volunteer Fair. This fair is held in January/February and is an opportunity for on-campus departments to showcase their part-time, summer, and volunteer opportunities for the upcoming terms. This is a great time to research paid and volunteer opportunities for future academic years.

Experiential Certificate

Complete Laurier’s Experiential Certificate in the Non-Profit Sector.