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The UVolunteer Program is a joint project between Volunteer Lethbridge and the University of  Lethbridge.  The University's philosophy of Liberal Education includes a focus on engaged citizenship to  promote the public good, which has made a collaboration with Volunteer Lethbridge a natural fit. The  program has been in development for several years and is currently laying a solid foundation for  anticipated rapid growth to come.

 

Vision:

UVolunteer will provide a framework for the many University of Lethbridge students who already  volunteer to organize and document their volunteer work, as well as inspire and motivate more students to  volunteer in their communities. This will create a campus culture that engages students, faculty and staff,  improves student life, encourages community involvement on campus and in the surrounding community,  and attracts new students to the University by communicating the value and impact of civic engagement.  This  program will set a standard across Canada for a Volunteer-University collaboration.

 

Mission:

The UVolunteer Program combines the U of L's core philosophy of Liberal Education with the mission of  Volunteer Lethbridge, in a resourced partnership that includes both groups as well as the University's Student Union.

 

Objects

“UVolunteer” will: 

  • Connect students with volunteer opportunities within the University, Lethbridge, and area communities 
  • Build positive relationships with community organizations by providing a valuable human resource
  • Enhance the culture of volunteerism and engagement on campus
  • Increase volunteer opportunities associated with the University of Lethbridge
  • Engage students in experiential learning
  • Provide support to faculty to imbed volunteer opportunities in the classroom
  • Provide recognition to program participants
  • Inspire not for profit organizations to utilize student motivation and initiatives

Three easy steps

Step 1: Create Profile

Step 2: Choose Placements

Step 3: Login & Record your Volunteer Hours

DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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