The following blog post was written by Amanda Malkiewich, Student Affairs Officer, Bow Valley College Learner Success Services.
On September 24, Bow Valley College is hosting its 5th annual Community and Volunteer Fair.
From 11:00am to 2:00pm, students, staff, and community members will be able to stop by the second floor of South Campus to learn about volunteering opportunities and community services available in Calgary, including:
- BVC Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation
- Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
- Calgary Public Library
- Canadian Cancer Society AB/NWT
- City of Calgary Fair Entry and InformCalgary
- CUPS (Calgary Urban Project Society)
- Distress Centre Calgary
- Doors Open Calgary Association
- Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta
- Kids Help Phone
- Learner Success Services & Intercultural Centre
- Making Changes Association
- Salvation Army Community Services Calgary
- The Heart and Stroke Foundation
Students are encouraged to check their mybvc.ca email account and the Student eNewsletter (sent out every other Monday) to receive updates on volunteering opportunities on campus.
All on-campus volunteering hours can be counted towards achieving a LEAD (Leadership, Experience, and Development) Certificate.
Alternatively, Volunteer Calgary, now known as Propellus, has over 1900 volunteer postings per year to review!
Make the most of your time and education at Bow Valley College and get invovled!
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