Volunteer Open Day 2023

Event Date(s): 23/03/2023

 The Careers, Co-curricular and Community Engagement, Division of Student Services and Development is hosting their annual Volunteer Open Day (VOD) Thursday, March 23 afrom 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the Venue: LRC Greens. This event is geared towards enhancing and promoting awareness of volunteer opportunities available to students and staff while supporting our communities in meeting their needs. Above all, volunteering provides the opportunity to give back and make a difference in the community. Volunteer opportunities promote holistic development and help persons to become more socially and culturally aware of themselves and the needs of the communities. With each opportunity, students acquire a range of skills and competencies including interpersonal communication, problem-solving and leadership development.

At the Volunteer Open Day, participants can look forward to:

  • The opportunity to gain information on becoming a volunteer.
  • Interacting with several Non-Governmental and Community-Based Organizations.
  • A bonus stretch and relaxation session at 1:00 pm. Take time to relax and unwind your body through Yoga. Walk with your mat, towel, or blanket.


Volunteer opportunities  and NGO’s focus will include the following:

Accounting, agriculture, agribusiness, administrative support,  animal care and rescue, art & visual arts, beach patrolling, business management, Coaching/mentorship/youth development, communication, construction, court monitoring/monitoring legislative developments, data entry, environmental protection and preservation, family law, fundraising, literacy & reading, finance, graphic design, Information Technology/website development, project management, providing support to terminally ill patients, social media management, social justice, social work, sporting programme, theatre & performing arts and teaching.

For more information, email  Emily.Joseph@sta.uwi.edu or Community.Engagement@sta.uwi.edu

Open to: | General Public |