Mohawk College and Student Life are preparing to welcome thousands of students this September, and we need your help! We are recruiting volunteers to assist with greeting, providing directions, and offering support for the 2019-2020 academic year, starting with our Fall Orientation.
Whether you are helping people find their way around campus, answering questions, or cheering our new students on, you will have the opportunity to share how great Mohawk really is!
When: Friday, August 30 (Mandatory Training) and Tuesday, September 3 (Day One Orientation)
Get involved by signing-up using the link below.
A number of volunteers are needed on August 22nd for Begin Well, Do Well a 1-day event for new students who have registered with Accessible Learning Services due to identifying with a disability: https://www.mohawkcollege.ca/student-life-at-mohawk/accessible-learning-service
Volunteers are needed for the day to support us to greet students and their family as:, Tour guides, General Information & Directions, Room Host, Collect Evaluations, Rover Positions and Clean-up
Act as a College ambassador by supporting Wayfinding throughout the day 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- at the start of the day greet guest at major entrances to the college and direct them to main meeting location in the Arnie
- direct guest from the Arnie to reserved classrooms in the H wing for workshops from 10 - 12 p.m.
Develop meaningful interpersonal relationships with participants throughout the day. Practice effective communication strategies to assist students to gain knowledge, feel welcomed and overcome any accessibility barriers during, before or after workshops who request assistance, appear to need support or who are identified by organizers, in collaboration with organizers
To support intentional learning of participants along with organizers conduct a tour of key student success locations on campus i.e. DBARC, Hoop Dance, Learning Support Centre between 2 - 3 p.m.
Support end of day distribution and collection of evaluations
Date: August 22, 2019
Time: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: The Arnie and H wing
Skills and experience for your Co-curricular Record include:
Collaboration/Teamwork, Meaningful Interpersonal Relationships
Appreciating Diversity, Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement
The Mohawk College Community Garden will be donating food produced throughout the summer to the local food bank Neighbour to Neighbour. Volunteers will pick up the food at the community garden on campus and deliver it to Neighbour to Neighbour.
Pick up/drop off will take place on Thursdays.
The Mohawk College Community Garden provides a place for individuals, departments and student groups to grow common fruits and vegetables for personal consumption at the Fennell Campus. Funded by the Sustainability Initiatives Fund, the Community Garden has grown from 8 plots to 49 plots since it opened in 2013.
We are looking for students to help us with the maintenance of the Community Garden for the 2019 season. We will be hosting volunteer sessions every Wednesday at common hour, where you will learn best practices in weeding, watering, plant care, and general maintenance of the garden.
Help build the growing culture of sustainability at Mohawk College!
A number of volunteers are needed for the upcoming Start Smart Orientations.
Dates: Thursday, June 27th, Thursday, July 25th, Thursday August 29th
Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm
Location: Fennell Campus
Volunteer roles include Set-up, Registration, Information & Directions, Room Hosts, Marketplace, Lunch Servers, Rover Positions and Clean-up.
Student Life is looking for volunteers to assist with the Mohawk College Walksmart Program.
Walksmart Volunteers promote a safe environment for our campus community by providing safe walks for students, staff and faculty to their cars, bus stop or house in the surrounding area of the campus.
Volunteers must be able to commit to regular shifts per week to ensure consistency in service and to the individuals they walk.
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