U of S Opportunities

Description

Volunteer or work abroad to develop leadership and management skills.

Who is eligible

Current students or recent graduates (within 2 years) who are ages 18-29.

Contact

Phone: (416) 368-1001

Email: info@aiesec.ca

Web: aiesec.ca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AIESECCanada

 

Description

Amnesty International turns knowledge of human rights violations into global awareness and action.

Who is eligible

Anyone is able to volunteer with Amnesty International

Contact

www.facebook.com/amnestysaskatchewan

Phone: (604) 294-5160

Description

Course offered at the university of Saskatchewan, which engages students in a community school context for at least 20 hours. This course is designed to enhance teacher candidate knowldege of and experience with community education in the Sakatchewan context.

Who is Eligible

Students enrolled in Education at the University of Saskatchewan.

Contact

Phone: (306) 966-7573

Email: debbie.pushor@usask.ca

Description

Peer health mentors are student volunteers who promote health on campus.

Who is Eligible

Any U of S student.

Contact

Email: Peer.Health@usask.ca

Web: www.Students.usask.ca/health/centres/peer-health

Description

Students provide clinical and social services to residents of Saskatoon's inner city. Shifts run Monday and Wednesdays from 5-9pm at Westside Clinic.

Who is eligible

Any student at the University of Saskatchewan can participate in the outreach program, however volunteering with the clinical team is only available to health science students.

Contact

Phone: (306) 956-2518

Email: Switchclinic@gmail.com

Web: Switchclinic.ca/volunteers/

 

Description

Volunteer as part of the Help Centre, Pride Centre, Women's Centre, Food Centre or Safewalk. Apply by signing up at one of the USSU Centres or by contacting them directly.

Who is Eligible

Any undergraduate student at the University of Saskatchewan.

Contact

Phone: (306) 966-6960

Web: www.Ussu.ca

Email: contactus@ussu.ca

External Opportunities

Description

Students without a disability volunteer to create a friendship with someone who has an intellectual disability. Adults who are teachers or who work for an agency that support people with intellectual disabilities can play a support role.

Who is Eligible

Students, teachers or people who work for an agency that support people with intellectual disabilities.

Contact

Phone: (416) 531-0003

Email: Info@bestbuddies.ca

Web: www.bestbuddies.ca

Description

Volunteers meet with students for a few hours a couple times a month to help a child succeed. Big Brothers and Big Sisters are looking for volunteers who are committed and consistent and that are willing to serve atleast a year, but hopefully until they graduate high school. This program aims to help keep kids in school, avoid risky behaviour, and experience first-hand the importance of helping others in the community.

Who is Eligible

Volunteers should be good with children and enjoying working with youth. volunteers must also be at least 18 years old, provide a satisfactory criminal record check, provide 3-4 satisfactory references, and sign a confidentiality agreement.

Contact

Phone: (306) 244-8197

Web: www.bbbssaskatoon.org

Description

With CCS you'll do meaningful work that addresses a specific need. In each of our destinations, we have relationships 10+years strong with local organizations who communicate real-time, local needs and objectives to the CCS team so we can ensure that your volunteer experience is impactful, immersive, fun, and more than you could have ever hoped for.

Who is Eligible

Anyone can volunteer with CCS. They also offer group and familly opportunities.

Contact

Phone: 1-800-380-4777

Email: infocanada@crossculturalsolutions.org

Web: www.crossculturalsolutions.org

Live chats also available online

Description

Volunteers can travel to other countries and help empower and change communities by sharing their expert knowledge. Volunteers can also participate from home by assisting overseas volunteers via email or assist in recruiting other volunteers.

Who is Eligible

Cuso volunteers are required to have a degree and at least 2-5 years experience in a relevant field, as well as someone who is willing to work and establish relationships within a foreign community.

Contact

Phone: 1-888-434-2876

Email: questions@cusointernational.org

Web: www.Cusointernational.org

Description

Volunteers can help elementary students after school with homework whose parents have little english comprehension (Tues, Wed, Thurs). Volunteers can also help teach older adults learn how to speak english (Thursday 10am-12pm).

Who is Eligible

Volunteers teachiing english to adults should have teaching experience.

Contact

Phone: 1 (306) 665-0268

Email: Volunteer@globalgatheringplace.com

Web: www.Globalgatheringplace.com

Description

GVI offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for groups, students under 18, volunteer projects, and internships. These opportunities vary from wildlife research and conservation to supporting under-resourced schools and teachers internationally.

Who is Eligible

Required age and skill of volunteers depends on the program of interest.

Contact

Phone: 1-888-653-6028

Web: www.GVICanada.ca

Description

Habitat for Humanity offers indiviudal and group volunteer opportunities in Saskatoon. Opportunities are mostly on-site constructing homes in Saskatoon, however there are positions also available during special events, in the office, and at the ReStore.

Who is Eligible

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age, phyically fit, willing to learn new skills, can speak english at a conversational level, and can follow instructions given by the site supervisor.

Contact

Phone: (306) 343-7772

Web: www.Habitatsaskatoon.ca

Description

Idealist has a collection of volunteer opportunities that are updated regularly.

Who is Eligible

Required age and skill level of volunteer depends on the program of interest.

Contact

Phone: 1-646-786-6886

Web: www.Idealist.org

Description

The lighthouse has various volunteer opportunities available, such as serving food, preparing food, washing dishes, janitorial services, and simply conversing with the homeless. Volunteers work alongside lighthouse staff to serve the homeless.

Who is Eligible

Anyone without a criminal record.

Contact

Phone: (306) 653-6665

Email: Volunteer@Lighthousesaskatoon.org

Web: www.Lighthousesaskatoon.org

Description

Me to We offers a wide variety of international volunteer opportunities. These opportunities vary depending on age and size of groups wishign to participate.

Who is Eligible

There are volunteer opportunities for people of all ages and skills.

Contact

Phone: 1-416-964-8942

Email: Trips@metowe.com

Web: www.Metowe.com

Description

Projects Abroad offers a wide variety of international volunteer opportunities for all ages and group sizes.

Who is Eligible

There are volunteer opportunities available for people of all ages and skills.

Contact

Phone: 1-877-921-9666

Email: info@projects-abroad.ca

Web: www.projects-abroad.ca

Description

Ronald McDonald House offers a variety of volunteer opportunties such as: office relief, baking/cooking, yard and maintenance, housekeeping, fundraising, and special events.

Who is Eligiglbe

Individual or family volunteers are welcome. Volunteers must pass an interview, as well as provide two references and a satisfactory record check.

Contact

Phone: (306) 244-5700

Email: volunteer@rmh.sk.ca

Web: www.rmh.sk.ca

Description

Saskatoon Open Door Society offers a variety of volunteer opportunities including youth groups, connection programs, and cultural bridging.

Who is Eligible

Volunteers must attend an information session, as well as submit a criminal record check and complete a short interview.

Contact

Phone: 1 (306) 653-4464

Web: www.Sods.sk.ca

Description

Volunteers play an important role at the SPCA. Volunteers may be asked to do a variety of tasks, dependent on what is needed.

Who is Eligible

Almost anyone can volunteer with the Saskatoon SPCA.

Contact

Phone: (306) 374- 7387

Email: volunteers@sasktoonspca.com

Web: www.saskatoonspcs.com

Description

The Start2Finish Running & Reading Club is a dynamic afterschool program that is currently operating within multiple inner city schools, including Saskatoon, and servicing hundreds of children across Canada. The Running & Reading Clubs provide children with the tools to succeed and helps them to graduate by addressing literacy, physical activity, and self-confidence. The program is comprised of a fitness and health component, which culminates in a 5K Running & Reading Challenge at the conclusion of the program. The program takes place one afternoon a week for two hours.

Who is Eligible

Volunteers who enjoying working with children and teams. Volunteers must also be at least 18 years old, provide a satisfactory criminal record check, provide 2 satisfactory references, and complete an application form.

Contact

Phone: 1-888-320-8844 ext 206

Web: www.start2finishonline.org

Email: michelle.wray@start2finishonline.org

Description

United Way Saskatoon is a database of volunteer opportunities available in Saskatoon.

Who is Eligible

Volunteer eligibility is dependent on the volunteer opportunity.

Contact

Phone: 1 (306) 975-7700

Email: Office@unitedwaysaskatoon.ca

Web: www.unitedwaysaskatoon.ca

Description

Volunteer Canada has a variety of volunteer opportunities available for all ages and skills within Canada.

Who is Eligible

Most volunteer opportunities are available to anyone, however training is required.

Contact

Phone: 1-613-231-4371

Email: info@volunteer.ca

Web: www.Volunteer.ca

Description

Volunteer International has a variety of international volunteer opportunities that are offered through other volunteer organizations.

Who is Eligible

Volunteer eligibility is dependent on the type of volunteer work and the organizations requirements.

Contact

Email: info@volunteerinternational.org

Web: www.Volunteerinternational.org

Description

Volunteer World is an independent platform featuring a variety of international volunteer opportunities that are offered through other volunteer organizations. With over 600 social projects in more than 70 countries worldwide and the ability to filter your search by location, volunteer category, and budget, Volunteer World is a convenient place to organize an international volunteer opportunity.

Who is Eligible

Volunteer eligibility is dependent on the type of volunteer work and the organizations requirements.

Contact

Web: www.volunteerworld.com

Description

World University Service of Canada has many volunteer opportunities available both overseas and in Canada. Volunteers help educate communities on international development issues or can simply help raise awareness on campuses accross Canada.

Who is Eligible

Any student attending a canadian university.

Contact

Phone: 1-800-267-8699

Email: wusc@wusc.ca

Web: www.Wusc.ca