Community Engagement Programs

Community engagement programs are mutually beneficial, intentionally designed to engage you in exploring, in depth, a societal issue or theme in a community, while supporting the mission of a community organization.

Experience Details

  • Community engagement programs are unpaid experiences. Some have costs for participating.
  • Community engagement programs are not for-credit experiences.
  • Community engagement programs can be in Guelph, in Canada, or international.

Currently Recognized Opportunities

  • Neighbourhood Nexus, an internship program aimed at making meaningful connections between students and neighbourhood groups in high priority areas of Guelph.
  • Project Serve Reading Week which offers social justice themed community-engaged learning experiences during the February Winter break.
  • Project Serve Spring/Summer which offers an opportunity to learn more about pressing domestic and international themes and community initiatives that have global implications.

Experience Profiles

  • Kayla is a co-op student at the University of Guelph who is highly enagaged on campus with organizations like the College of Business and Economics Students Association (CBESA), College of Business and Economics Dean's Office and JDCC Guelph. Kayla is also involved in the local community Special Olympics and Movember Foundation. During her Co-op terms Kayla worked at Keyspire, University of Guelph Department of Athletics and Kellogg's Canada.