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Volunteer Opportunities

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AMS Services provide students with the support and resources they need to make the most out of their time at UBC. Volunteer with us and feel good knowing you’ve helped your fellow students when they really needed your support.

Opportunities:

AMS Peer Support Team Leaders

AMS Peer Support is here to support students with their overall wellbeing. The peer support team will be offering free, confidential, one-on-one virtual peer support sessions, a text support line, and resource referrals. The outreach and education team will work to destigmatize and educate campus on harm reduction, substance use, and general mental health through webinars, workshops, social media usage, and more.

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Peer Support Team Leader positions for the 2020/21 school year. If you are interested in applying, please refer to the Peer Support Team Leader application guide provided in the link below. 

Please apply here: https://bit.ly/3ihZ5Zk

Deadline to apply: Monday, July 6th, 2020

volunteer for an AMS service

AMS Services provide students with the support and resources they need to make the most out of their time at UBC. Volunteer with us and feel good knowing you’ve helped your fellow students when they really needed your support.

Opportunities:

AMS Food Bank

The AMS Food Bank is currently seeking motivated and passionate volunteers to join the team!

The Food Bank is currently looking for volunteers to work regular shifts during open hours to sign in clients, package hampers, and carry out some day-to-day tasks. The time commitment for general volunteers is a minimum of 2-3hrs/week during regular hours (Mondays & Thursdays from 10am-6pm). We are looking for volunteers who can begin volunteering from now until end of August, or from now until the end of the school year.

Job description: https://bit.ly/3cnWFnx

Deadline to apply: Monday, June 8th (or until filled)

CALL FOR MEMBERS AND SUBMISSIONS FOR GRADUATING CLASS SUBCOMMITTEE!

Are you a UBC Student graduating in May 2019? Looking for one more way to give back to your school? Your AMS and Grad Class Subcommittee needs your help in selecting a graduating class gift(s)! No idea is too small, the more the merrier. Past ideas have included the Pride Installation outside the Nest, art pieces, statues, and time capsules – what mark will the Class of 2019 have?

If you have a meaningful idea, or think you have an eye for spotting what our school needs, please fill out this form – http://bit.ly/2J7ARDk – and your AMS President will get back to you!

Submitting a proposal? In the form, you will be asked for:

  1. i) the name of the group or individual submitting the proposal;
  2. ii) the name of the project;

iii) a one hundred (100) word description of the project and of the planned allocation of any funds granted; and

  1. iv) the amount requested for the gift.
  2. c) The amount requested shall not exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) for gifts which are oriented towards a specific faculty, and twenty-five thousand dollars ($20,000) for gifts which benefit the entire campus community.

Note: The graduating class shall consist of all students in the Winter Session who are registered in the final year of a program leading to a bachelor’s degree or a post-baccalaureate degree in medicine, dentistry, or law.

Zero Waste Squad

The Zero Waste Squad program is a joint peer-led volunteer program open to UBC students brought to you by UBC Sustainability, AMS Sustainability and Common Energy UBC. Get involved today and help UBC become a zero waste campus! Please contact us if you are interested in helping out with the Squad, and making a difference through educating the campus community about recycling and composting.