By becoming a volunteer with Man Up Against Violence you have the opportunity to receive several perks!
Gaining Experience – By volunteering with Man Up Against Violence you are receiving a new and rewarding life experience. Gaining volunteer experience is a great step to broadening your horizons as an individual, as well as opening the door for other opportunities that may cross your path.
Recognition for Your Efforts – You will receive a formal written letter of recommendation for your efforts as a volunteer with Man Up Against Violence. Referral letters are beneficial when applying for potential scholarships and are a valuable addition to your employment Resume. There are also opportunities for you to speak with media and the community about your Executive Team’s initiatives.You will also receive a FREE Man Up Against Violence shirt.
Developing Relationships and Networking – As a volunteer for Man Up Against Violence, you will meet many hardworking people whether you are a specialized volunteer for the Social Media Team or a member of the Street Team. This is a great way to expand your networking system and create other volunteer and potential job opportunities!
Learning and Education – Those who volunteer with Man Up Against Violence will be given training and orientation sessions prior to the week of events scheduled. Because of the programs’ nature, you will be given many opportunities to learn about important social issues that occur in our community as well as the broader Canadian society.
Creating Positive Social Change – As a volunteer, you are helping Man Up Against Violence promote social change within our society. As a group, we work together to create positive changes in our community.
Opportunities To Participate in Workshops – Being a volunteer with Man Up Against Violence will provide you the opportunity to participate in several seminars, workshops, and events showcasing expert speakers.
Development of Events By Students for Students – Volunteers are encouraged to provide their own ideas. Student Executive Teams will facilitate workshops and events that create open and respectful environments for student discussion about topics such as hyper masculinity.
FUN – Through our kick off and other social events, Man Up Against Violence volunteers meet new people and become more connected with their student body. You will work with exciting, positive, and outgoing individuals while developing lifelong friendships!