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Volunteer for UM’s in-person Orientation Events

August 15, 2022 — 
Every fall, the University of Manitoba welcomes new students with a series of programming to support their transition to university. Volunteering for UM Orientation offers current students the chance to help new students with their transition to the UM community.

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Apply to be a volunteer peer educator with Healthy U

March 7, 2022 — 
The Health and Wellness Office and the Student Counselling Centre (SCC) are looking for motivated and engaging students to be volunteer peer educators with Healthy U. Applications are due by March 31, at 11:59pm CST.

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Faculty of Arts

Alumni are our best ambassadors

February 9, 2022 — 
You can help current arts students and new graduates by volunteering as a mentor, becoming a co-op employer or sharing your experience in various other ways.

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Orientation volunteers help new students on Welcome Day 2019. File photo from before the COVID-19 pandemic.


Volunteer for UM’s virtual First Year Experience programming

May 4, 2021 — 
The UM First Year Experience team is looking for volunteers to act as Online Orientation Facilitators for this year's orientation programming. Application are open until May 9th, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

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Third year med student Megan Sorokopud-Jones

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Med students connect ICU patients and families during COVID-19 lockdown

May 21, 2020 — 
Third-year medical students are working in hospitals around Winnipeg to ensure ICU patients are able to stay in touch with their families while visitor restrictions due to COVID-19 are in place.

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Student works on computer. // Image from Pixabay


Ways for students to give back during National Volunteer Week

April 20, 2020 — 
While most of us are home, unable to volunteer how we normally would, there are ways that we can help in our community. 

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Volunteer at Open House 2019


Help welcome future UM students at Open House 2020

December 2, 2019 — 
Volunteers play a key role at the event and all current University of Manitoba students are encouraged to sign up and take part


Joseph Banash, 4th year student and volunteer notetaker


Notetaking program helps students do better in class

September 9, 2019 — 
Volunteering as a notetaker is a great way to help your peers, develop academic and professional skills, and bolster your co-curricular record

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Do you want to enhance your communication and social skills?

August 23, 2019 — 
This volunteer position requires 1-2 hours of your time per week. A great way to become involved in the U of M Community and engage locally.

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U of M Celebrates Pride 2018

Proud of our diversity, celebrating Pride 2019

May 24, 2019 — 
To celebrate the diversity of the university’s communities, there are a number of events planned for Pride

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