U of G will support up to seven faculty and staff to embark upon Leave for Change, a short-term (3-4 week) volunteer assignment in a developing country. Applications for 2018 are being accepted until March 12, 2018: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/staff-faculty-leave-change/information-applicants
Justin Liu, Laboratory Assistant in UofG’s Agriculture and Food Laboratory will be serving as a Dairy Lab Technician Advisor for The Malawi Milk Producers Association while on Leave for Change. You can check out Justin’s profile and follow Justin’s journey from October 28-November 26, 2017 on his blog.
UofG Library’s Wayne Johnston, Librarian, is serving as a Website Development Specialist for The National Vocational Training Institute in Ghana while on Leave for Change. You can follow Wayne's journey for the next 3 weeks on Wayne's blog. To find out how you can embrace an adventure of a lifetime and volunteer your talents and skills visit our Leave for Change web pages.
Kick off your Canada 150 summer with the University of Guelph at SummerFest happening June 25 on Johnston Green! For more information or to volunteer visit the SummerFest web page.
Congratulations to the seven members of the University of Guelph community who have been selected to participate in Leave for Change in 2017.
Embrace the adventure of a lifetime and volunteer your skills and talents through Leave for Change.
Applications for 2017 Leave for Change volunteer assignments are due March 1, 2017.
Leave for Change is a unique program that enables employers to support international development while providing a life-changing personal and professional development opportunity for employees.
Seven members of the University of Guelph community have been selected to participate in Leave for Change in 2016.
Leave for Change provides an opportunity for U of G staff and faculty to demonstrate their commitment to global citizenship and international development by contributing their skills and knowledge during short-term volunteer assignments with organizations in developing countries.
Volunteer assignments and travel dates are being finalized for the following staff and faculty: