Volunteers In Progress is a program offered by the Student Development Centre that is designed to provide Western students with rewarding opportunities that build on their experience.
VIP stands for Volunteers In Progress. It is a student volunteer program created by Western students 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.
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
We are looking for students who possess certain special qualities. If you are:
Consider joining the VIP Team