If you are uncertain about your career path or have not had the opportunity to gain paid experience in your chosen career field, volunteering can be a tremendous source of information and experience.

Why Volunteer?

  • Explore careers that might interest you
  • Learn valuable new skills
  • Gain experience for your resumé
  • Develop contacts in your field of interest
  • Connect with your community

Learn from Laurier graduates who have volunteered - click here!

How To Get Involved?

If you need assistance deciding what type of volunteer position is right for you, book an appointment with a Career Consultant. Once you have determined what type of position would be right for you based on your interests and skills, there are a number of resources to help you find an ideal opportunity.

  • Visit the Laurier Volunteer website which posts opportunities in the local community - www.wlu.ca/volunteer 
  • Get involved at Laurier through the WLU Students' Union - www.wlusu.com
  • Visit your local volunteer centre - www.volunteer.ca
  • Learn more about Canada's non-profit sector through Charity Village - www.charityvillage.ca
  • Become a Career Centre Peer at the Career Centre


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