There are a range of volunteer opportunities within Applied Science and the UBC community.

Volunteering is an excellent way to build your network, make new friends, all while giving back in an impactful way.

UBC Opportunities

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Alma Mater Society (AMS)

The AMS is an excellent resource for on-campus volunteer opportunities. Whether you want to join a committee, a student club, or be a part of the Zero Waste Squad program, your Alma Mater Society has you covered.

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UBC CareersOnline

Managed through the Center for Student Involvement and Careers (CSI&C), CareersOnline hosts a recruiting platform where students can view active volunteer opportunities that support community organizations.

Applied Science Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering within the Faculty of Applied Science?

Throughout the year there are many opportunities to engage with the Faculty, whether through student mentorship, event support, or guest speaking. To find your fit, please email pd.apsc@ubc.ca.

Imagine UBC

Imagine UBC is the biggest back-to-school event at UBC held on the first Tuesday of the fall semester in September. The day is full of exciting opportunities to meet others and learn about learning at UBC. Sign up to be a leader and help students explore the campus (either virtually or in person), learn more about Engineering, meet a professor, connect with a small group of students from Engineering, and more!

Imagine 2022 Senior Orientation Leaders

Length: Short term
Compensation: Volunteer
Season: Spring and summer
Commitment: Part-time throughout spring and summer until September 7, 2022
Applications open: February 7 - March 6, 2022 

The Senior Orientation Leaders play an important role in Imagine UBC by guiding Orientation Leaders (OLs). Senior Orientation Leaders help select Orientation Leaders and contribute to their training and development. If you’ve been an OL before or have some leadership experience, being a Senior OL is the next step up. 

For more information and to apply, click here

Imagine 2022 Orientation Leaders

Length: Short term
Compensation: Volunteer
Season: Summer
Commitment: A few days throughout summer until September 7, 2022
Applications open: April 21 - May 8, 2022 and second-round hiring in late spring

Imagine UBC is a campus-wide welcome and orientation for new and returning students. Orientation Leaders (OLs) guide a small group of new students from their faculty through their Imagine UBC experience, help foster a sense of community, and prepare them for learning at UBC. You’ll be part of a vibrant and passionate team!

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