EMPOWERING POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES TO BUILD A STRONGER TOMORROW

The Canada Student Service Grant has thousands of volunteer opportunities available to post-secondary students and recent graduates looking to get involved in their community this summer to support Canada's response to COVID-19.

These are just a few examples of how post-secondary students and recent graduates can get involved. Click to browse a full list of volunteer opportunities on Canada.ca/IWantToHelp.

Enthusiastic student volunteer
Enthusiastic student volunteer

Well-being Digital Resource Creator

Student volunteers will support existing campaigns and programs offered by not-for-profit organizations focused on mental health and well-being. They will be involved in creating engaging content and educational resources while developing skills in research, writing, content curation and storytelling despite the challenges presented by mandated physical distancing.

Kids Exercise Content Creator

Through mentor-led groups, student volunteers will help to create engaging content with appropriate physical activities and workouts for kids that they can do independently or online with their family and friends. A background in sports, recreation, camp facilitation or physical education would help student volunteers excel in this placement.

Child exercising with laptop
Child exercising with laptop
Senior scrapbook
Senior scrapbook
NO INTERNET REQUIRED

Senior Capsule – Interviewer and Creator

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected senior citizens in Canada. Student volunteers with a passion for creative writing, storytelling, history and culture will work with local not-for-profit organizations and seniors to celebrate their lives and achievements. Volunteers will work with seniors to document their stories, share their knowledge, experiences and life lessons, and compile their stories in an eBook and online time capsule in partnership with Rotary International.

Youth Tutor

Qualified student volunteers will provide digital tutoring and educational-based activities focused on students whose education has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Priority will be provided to the children of frontline workers who need additional study resources to account for parents who may be less available. Qualifications include a background in education, teaching or tutoring.

Online youth tutor
Online youth tutor