Student Volunteer Connections

Student Volunteer Connections (SVC) is your on-campus volunteer hub. We can help connect you with volunteer opportunities in the community and beyond that fit your interests, academic and career aspirations, and availability. Our services are available to both undergraduate and graduate students, online and in person, at our location in Raithby House.

Available Services

  • Courselink: our courselink page is home to a database of on- and off-campus volunteer placements, as well as updates on our events, volunteer trips and more!
  • Group Volunteer Trips: follow us on Facebook and Gryphlife to find out when our next volunteer trip is happening!
  • Student Volunteer Subsidies: SVC can help make volunteering easier on your wallet.  Apply by the 40th class day to receive up to a $100 reimbursement for volunteer-related costs.
  • Weekly Involvement Listings: receive this weekly email to find volunteer opportunities that work for you!

More Information

Promoting Volunteer Opportunities

Our Volunteer Weekly Listserv reaches over 1200 students. If your organization would like to promote a volunteer opportunity through our weekly newsletter, please fill out the submission form here.

Please take note of the following: 

  1. Our newsletter goes out each Tuesday during the academic Fall semester.
  2. The submission deadline is Friday at 9AM. If you apply after this time, your submission will be considered for the following week (depending on the dates of your event).

Please email us at if you have any other questions.

Experience Profiles

  • Bhavya is a highly engaged student at the University of Guelph. She has been a peer helper, and worked on campus as student staff, and through the work study program. In addition to this, she has also engaged in applied research in the curriculum.