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The Fanshawe Student Union offers a variety of opportunities for Fanshawe College students to volunteer on campus. Click/tap on the volunteer positions below to view a description.Please note, that as of March 13, 2020, all scheduled FSU events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, thereby cancelling all volunteer requirements for those events.
A student volunteer may be responsible for a variety of tasks including; facilitating and promoting events around campus, as well as participating in an array of volunteer opportunities within the Fanshawe Student Union and jointly within the College and outside organizations.
Each month, FSU Student Life Coordinator Rebeca Shiferaw will choose a volunteer of the month based on the following criteria; number of hours, punctuality, showing up for shifts, friendly/kind and good communication skills. Volunteer of the Month will be presented with a certificate and a $25.00 gift card. Click on the thumbnails below to view photos of 2019/2020 Red Squad Volunteer of the Month recipients.
> FSU Volunteer (Red Squad) - Job Description
The Sharing Shop
The Sharing Shop is a service run by student volunteers which provides students in financial need with necessitates of life. The Sharing Shop understands that, in times, students find themselves in situations that make it difficult to buy groceries, toiletries, or cleaning supplies. Students that are able to dedicate 2 hours weekly during a semester are encouraged to apply. Additional position requirements include processing donations, tracking inventory, opening and closing responsibilities, 20lbs of lifting, following instructions, communicating efficiently, and proficient with Microsoft Excel.
Pillar Nonprofit Network
The Fanshawe Student Union has partnered with the Pillar Nonprofit Network to help students find volunteering opportunities within the community. Students are encouraged to visit www.pillarnonprofit.ca for more information and to find the perfect volunteering opportunity.
London Youth Advisory Council (LYAC)
The London Youth Advisory Council exists to ensure that youth voices are integrated into local public policy decisions. The LYAC seeks to reboot citizenship in London by encouraging youth to lead the charge against political apathy by playing a constructive role in the decision-making process of governments and institutions that influence our communities. The LYAC inspires and educates youth about the impact they can make by recommitting to advocacy, policy development, and political engagement as tenets of citizenship. For more information, please visit younglondon.ca
Fanshawes Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is an institutionally recognized document that showcases your involvement and growth outside of the classroom. Together with your academic transcript, it provides a view of your overall experience and learning at the College.
The Red Squad, The Sharing Shop and Leave the Pack Behind volunteers are eligible for CCR recognition when the required 10 hours are met by the student.