Make new friends, connect with like-minded people, build your resumé, make a difference on campus or in the community—when you volunteer, your world gets a little bit bigger.
Doors open for volunteers. So, take that first step. Choose an event you want to support or a group on campus that shares your passion and offer to lend a hand.
Volunteers are an important part of MacEwan University's convocation ceremonies every June and November. While graduates excitedly don caps and gowns and proudly receive their degree, diploma or certificate in front of classmates and loved ones, volunteers ensure the day runs smoothly. You can lend a hand by greeting guests, assisting with gowning and guiding graduates through each moment of the ceremony.
Students in the top 15 per cent of their program are invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society, where there are opportunities to grow and develop in academics, leadership and service.
MacEwan Ambassadors promote a positive image of MacEwan University. If you enjoy meeting people, want to develop your leadership and communication skills and like the idea of making a difference in the lives of MacEwan students, contact us to learn more about the Ambassador program.MacEwan Ambassador Program
Organizations and companies from around the world are looking for volunteers. MacEwan International can help you find a volunteer opportunity that suits your strengths and sparks your interest.MacEwan International opportunities
Volunteer for two to three hours a week and receive exclusive access to workshops on art handling, installation and care. In addition, our volunteers get in-depth training about the contemporary artworks in the exhibition.
Each fall and winter, student volunteers lead tours, greet new students, serve as mascots or mascot assistants, share their own first-year stories and much more. Contact the Welcome Team if you would like to support new students as they start their post-secondary journey.New Student Orientation
If you are interested in working on initiatives that help promote diversity and inclusion on campus, we'd like to hear from you. Organizing awareness events, supporting campus and community outreach projects, participating in campus presentations and peer dialogue sessions—when you volunteer with the Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity, you develop valuable professional and personal skills. We also offer training programs to support students who want to take their volunteer skills to the next level.
If you have are interested in social, environmental, economic or cultural issues, come say hello to the staff and students at MacEwan's Office of Sustainability. Volunteer with us and join an inclusive and diverse community that works to enhance sustainability on campus and in the community.Office of Sustainability opportunities
In early November each year, MacEwan University welcomes potential students and their families to campus to discover what we’re all about. Thousands of people come through our doors during Open House, and we’re always looking for helping hands. Greet guests, lead tours, host information booths and hospitality rooms—volunteer opportunities are as varied as your interests!
The co-curricular record (CCR) is an official MacEwan document that recognizes the extracurricular activities you participated in as a MacEwan student. Bring the CCR to a job interview or attach it to an application. It will boost your resumé and CV and let potential employers know a bit more about you. Learn more about this university-recognized, accredited document in the CCR portal of MacEwanLife.
“I’ve made great connections with other students who volunteer. We feel like we’re contributing to MacEwan, to our city and to our own academic and social growth.”
— Jason Garcia, Bachelor of Arts
Our students give back
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