Get Involved – Community Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Current opportunities to get involved on and off campus!

Web Design Intern

The Web Design Intern will be responsible for creating images, choosing styles, and developing page layout templates for web campaigns as per USC student-led initiatives. You will be responsible for creating engaging and well-designed visual elements for web sites. Deliverable examples are icons, page layout, user interfaces, etc. Send cover letter, resume and link(s) to your

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Recognition & Awards Committee

The USC Recognition & Awards Committee is comprised of passionate students who wish to recognize and award outstanding professors at Western University – those who have shown excellence in teaching and willingness to take the extra step in engaging students. Each year, professors are nominated by students to be awarded the USC Award of Excellence

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Community Opportunties

Looking to get involved outside the Western Bubble? Start with this handy guide to Community Opportunities. Select a Filter based on your interests to narrow the selection…
Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex

The Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex relies on the generosity of individuals, community groups, corporations and foundations who contribute to our organization by volunteering their time to help those affected by dementia in our region.

Arts Project

As a not-for-profit organization, we are supported by volunteers who utilize their talents and interests to make a meaningful contribution in the arts & cultural community.

Volunteering is a great way to contribute to our organization while meeting like-minded people, learning new skills, attending events, and becoming involved with the London arts scene. We offer opportunities in many areas.

info@artsproject.ca
Autism Ontario

Aims to create opportunities and foster an accepting environment for all individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In addition, they strive to increase public awareness about autism, and advocate for programs and services for the autism community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

For just a few hours a couple of times a month, you can help a child succeed. Big Brothers Big Sisters is different from other mentoring organizations in that we seek volunteers who are committed and consistent, willing to serve at least a year, but we hope until a child graduates high school. Studies show that by doing so, our mentoring services help kids stay in school, avoid risky behaviour, and experience first-hand the importance of helping others in their community.

info@bbbsola.org
Canadian Blood Services

A Canadian organization dedicated to providing a safe, secure, and cost-effective blood donation and receiving services. Volunteers would be responsible for assisting at blood-donation clinics.

aboycott@uwo.ca
Chelsey Park Long Term Care

Chelsey Park strives to provide the best quality of life by providing an array of recreation programs, horticultural therapy, physiotherapy/occupational therapy/restorative care, massage therapy, pastoral care, art therapy, and pet visits to the residents of the long-term care facility.

Children’s Health Foundation

An organization dedicated to raising and granting funds to support Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre, Thames Valley Children’s Centre and Children’s Health Research Institute.

CMHA Middlesex

CMHA Middlesex aims to promote goo mental health, prevent further illness, offer treatment, support recovery and provide mental health education in the community of London, Middlesex, Exeter and Goderich.

Frontier College

A national literacy organization that works with volunteers and community partners to give people the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential and contribute to society.

Growing Chefs! Ontario
460 King St. London Ontario N6B 1S9

Growing Chefs! Ontario exists to get kids and communities excited about healthy, wholesome food. We believe that good food and strong communities are intimately linked, and so meaningful connections between chefs, growers, educators and students will foster a more sustainable food system. Volunteers will facilitate empowering experiences for kids to get involved in sustainable food systems!

226-700-2061
Habitat for Humanity

A non-profit organization that welcomes partners without discrimination to help build simple, decent, affordable homes with low-income families.

Learning Disabilities Association of London Region

Learning Disabilities Association of London Region aims to help individuals living with learning disabilities realize their true potential on their path to success. They believe that everyone has the right to learn, the power to achieve, and the ability to succeed!

k.chute@ldalondon.ca
Let’s Talk Science

The goal of LTS is to connect educators and youth with volunteers to deliver a wide variety of STEM learning experiences in both school and community settings.

London Public Library

Volunteer at one of the multiple library locations within London.

kristen.loblaw@lpl.ca
London Track 3 Ski School

A non-profit organization that is a leader in providing downhill ski and snowboarding educational programs. Students interested in this volunteer opportunity must be skiers at or above CSIA Adventure 2- Silver.

LUSO Community Services

A multicultural, non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting the inclusiveness and well-being of the London community by providing community social services.

MADD

Supports the fight against impaired driving, and supports victims of the violent crime.

admin@maddlondon.com
Mission Services of London

A Christian faith-based social services agency that focuses on serving those experiencing poverty and homelessness, by providing food, shelter, clothing, crisis intervention and rehabilitation.

Museum London

Southwestern Ontario’s leading establishment for the collection and presentation of visual art and material culture, and provides public and educational programming, special events, and exhibitions.

Museum of Ontario Archaeology
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A museum of Ontario Archaeology is a unique Canadian museum devoted to the study, display, and interpretation of the human occupation of Southwestern Ontario over the past 13,000 years.

Pinterest for Poverty

A Western University-oriented group that aims to raise money and awareness for those living in poverty.

ReForest London

ReForest London is a local charity that aims to enhance the environmental and human health of the Forest City through the benefits of trees. We engage volunteers to plant trees, give trees to residents, and educate the community about how to improve our local ecosystems. We offer a variety of volunteer roles, from the casual tree planter to the dedicated office assistant.

Sari Therapeutic Riding

Offers equestrian companionship and training to people with special needs to find independence.

volunteer@sari.ca
Thames Talbot Land Trust

A non-profit organization dedicated to protecting environmentally significant lands in London, Ontario.

Western Foot Patrol

A volunteer driven service on Western’s campus that provides safe escorts, deters crime, and promotes safety awareness on college.

wfp@uwo.ca
YMCA of Western Ontario

The goals of the YMCA is to be a multi-services charity that provides opportunities for personal growth in spirit, mind, and body for people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities.

mrinker@ymcawo.ca

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