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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.


AMS Foodbank

Emergency food relief service for UBC students in need. We’re looking for volunteers to work regular day shifts as well as a Pantry Coordinator.

AMS Speakeasy

Free, confidential, one-on-one peer support for UBC students and staff facing a wide variety of challenges. We need volunteers from diverse backgrounds and experiences, training is provided.

AMS Vice

Help students with alcohol, drugs, or technology use. Join Canada’s first and only peer-facilitated harm-reduction student service and help them find their balance. We’re looking for the following volunteers:


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 – – 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.