VIP-CSL participants work with local community partners to have an impact on their community while gaining skills and experience for their future careers. Service learners will apply discipline specific knowledge while addressing community need. In addition to serving a minimum of 40 community hours, students will also complete a series of short professional development activities both online and in-person. This opportunity will take place during a single semester and is co-curricular (in addition to your academic courses).
VIP-CSL matches students with off-campus non-profit organizations that really need volunteers to operate effectively and appreciate your time. Student will work onsite or at community events. The variety of positions depends on the community’s specific needs.
You are encouraged to apply, and you will be able to view the available opportunities before you must pay the administrative fee. Take this opportunity to get out of your comfort zone, gain valuable experience to put on your resume or application to professional skills, and give back to your community.
Successful students will be awarded a certificate, a notation of their academic transcript, skills, and experience to help you in your future employment.
Students in good academic standing (60% or above in cumulative and major average) can apply in their second term of study (or later) to begin their community service experience in their third term of study
- Apply before the deadline on mySuccess (success.uwindsor.ca) under VIP-CSL on the left-hand menu
- Interviews for selected applicants will be conducted in shortly after the application deadline
- Resume must be submitted at the interview
- Complete online and in-person orientation
- Pay fee and apply to service learning positions