Volunteers needed: Global Community Conversation Partners & Mentors

Global Community (GC) Conversation Partners and Global Community (GC) Mentors are looking for volunteers to begin volunteering with them for Fall 2022.

Their Spring Application Deadline is March 27th, 2022. For more information and to apply you can click here!

GC Mentors volunteer to offer friendship and guidance for students as they navigate their social and academic transition to UVic and Canada. Volunteers organize meetups weekly to help students who are interested in intercultural connections get involved with our community. Click here for more information.

GC Conversation Partners volunteer to provide students, who have English as an additional language, with opportunities to practice and improve their conversational English skills. Volunteers meet up with students weekly to practice conversation all while building global relationships. Click here for more information.

To volunteer for the 2022-2023 Academic Year we are accepting applications now! Our Spring Application Deadline is March 27th 2022. Apply by
clicking here!



Benefits of being a Global Community volunteer:

  • Grow your community by offering support and friendship to students from around the world
  • Promote cross-cultural understanding and awareness on campus
  • Broaden your own global perspectives while working with others
  • Develop leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Engage in meaningful personal and professional development trainings
  • Receive a letter of recognition and future references (for employment, professional/graduate school applications)
  • Build your UVic Co-Curricular Record (CCR): a University-validated record of volunteer engagement

We look forward to your applications! If you have any questions about the UVic Global Community, please contact Cecilia Rose & Theresa Wanninger, Global Community Advisers, at gcmentor@uvic.ca

You can also check out their Facebook page for the latest posts: https://www.facebook.com/groups/uvicglobalcommunity