Volunteer Experience

Volunteering can be a great way to gain experience that looks good on your resume. As a volunteer, you can improve your skills, meet people, and have fun.

UFV has several volunteer opportunities:

Volunteer in the Classroom

Through the Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) department, you can volunteer in a UUP classroom. Please complete the Volunteer in the classroom form.

Volunteer to Work

Join the UFV Student Life Volunteer to Work program, and choose from a variety of volunteer activities both on and off campus.

Co-Curricular Record

Have your experiential learning and on-campus contributions outside the classroom recognized on your UFV graduation document.

Upgrading courses are tuition-free at UFV

If you are a domestic student, Adult Basic Education and English Language Studies courses are tuition-free. And you may qualify for a grant to cover other costs.

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