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Sign up to Volunteer with International Students

International students who are without family or support in the city are lonely and vulnerable in a global pandemic. Many have had their circumstances flipped on them, resulting in lost internships, reduced support from home,

and isolation from their normal support systems.

 

As a volunteer, you will support International Students through practical, spiritual and social engagement, and create a community and family for them here in Canada.

Our programs are run by volunteers who donate their time and resources.

Would you consider volunteering in one of our programs?

Email us at contact@guelphinternationalstudents.com

 

There are several ways to volunteer:

Conversation Partner

Meet an international student once a week for coffee/tea and conversation. 

Airport Pickup

Pick up returning or newly arriving students from the airport and drive them back to Guelph

Career Mentor

A  3-week commitment to teach a student about the Canadian workplace.

Deliver Driver

Help deliver welcome bags or gift bags to students at various times in the year.

Friends for Dinner Host

Host a pair of international students for a holiday meal.

Share your Skills

Share a skill (e.g. cooking, woodworking) with a student who is interested in learning.

Life in Canada Guide
Help guide students through new processes (e.g. purchasing a car,
signing a lease, opening a bank account)

Meal Prep/Baker

Prepare meals for students in need.
Bake desserts for student events.

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