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CURRENT UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA STUDENTS:
VOLUNTEER AT OPEN HOUSE 2019!

Are you a current University of Manitoba student looking to earn volunteer experience and get involved in an exciting new leadership opportunity? The University of Manitoba is seeking volunteers to assist with Open House 2019. Volunteers will work with high school students, families and school groups, accompanying them to activities around campus and acting as ambassadors on behalf of the University of Manitoba.

Volunteer responsibilities include:

  • Lead small groups of students to presentations and other activities around campus
  • Meet and greet high school students, families, and school groups as they arrive to the event
  • Conduct student surveys
  • Put up signage around campus
  • Assist parking staff with bus arrivals and public parking
  • Attend a short training session in advance of the event

In addition to earning valuable new skills and volunteer experience, event day volunteers will be treated to a free lunch and will be entered into a draw for a chance to win great prizes! Your volunteer hours will also be tracked and used to build your co-curricular record and earn recognition milestones.

All students who sign up to volunteer will be required to attend a mandatory training session prior to Open House 2019. Training sessions will be held on Feb. 14-16, with multiple dates and times to choose from.

The event day volunteer shift is Thursday, Feb. 21 from 8:00am-3:00pm. An optional set-up shift is also available on Wednesday, Feb. 20 for those volunteers who wish to gain extra service hours.

HOW TO SIGN UP:

There are two ways to sign up to volunteer for Open House 2019. For new volunteers, sign up through our form below. For current University of Manitoba Volunteer Program (UMVP) members, sign up through the form on UMCommunityLINK.


New Volunteers (Non-UMVP Members):

New volunteers who are not presently members of the University of Manitoba Volunteer Program (UMVP) can sign up to volunteer at Open House 2019 by completing our online volunteer form. After completing the form, you will be contacted to participate in a short interview.

The deadline for new volunteers to sign up to volunteer for Open House 2019 is Friday, January 25th, 2019.


Current University of Manitoba Volunteer Program (UMVP) Members:

Students who are previous volunteers or members of the University of Manitoba Volunteer Program (UMVP) can sign up to volunteer for Open House 2019 by logging into UMCommunityLINK and accessing the Open House UMVP volunteer sign up form. UMVP members will able to complete this sign up form after signing into UMCommunityLINK.

The deadline for current University of Manitoba Volunteer Program (UMVP) members to sign up to volunteer for Open House 2019 is Friday, February 8, 2019.


For more information, or if you have questions about accessing our volunteer sign-up forms, please contact:

Kyle Lougheed
Lead Student Recruitment Officer
Phone: 204-474-8929
Email: Kyle.Lougheed@umanitoba.ca


Open House 2019 - Thursday, February 21. Daytime Program: 9:00am-2:00pm. Evening Program: 6:00pm-8:00pm