Student Development Centre
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    VIP: VIP Recognition Night 2015

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    VIP: Halloween Social

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    VIP: Orientation 2013

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    VIP: Orientation 2015

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    VIP: Ronald McDonald House Baking Trip

Volunteers in Progress

Volunteers In Progress is a program offered by the Student Development Centre that is designed to provide Western undergraduate and graduate students with rewarding opportunities that build on their experience.

We are now recruiting volunteers!! Visit our Prospective VIPs tab to find out about great opportunities to contribute to your community and build your resume.


What is VIP?

VIP stands for Volunteers In Progress. It is a student volunteer program created by the Student Development Centre in 1983. It was designed to complement students' academic life by providing them with an opportunity to develop skills and gain career-related work experience. Additionally, it enables the Student Development Centre to offer a wider variety of programs and services to Western's community.

What does a VIP do?

Volunteers work with professionals in the Student Development Centre to assist Western's students with a variety of concerns. Volunteers are involved in many different types of volunteer experiences:

Group facilitation - Research - One-to-one work with clients - Peer helping - Program design and implementation - Resource development - Computer-related projects - Public relations and reception - Program management, coordination, and administration - Committee work - Marketing and promotions

To see the available positions and job descriptions click here

Who Should Apply

We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students who possess certain special qualities. If you are:

Consider joining the VIP Team