Guidance News (Nov. 1st)

Your Degree @ UBC
  • Your Degree @ UBC, presented in Toronto, is your opportunity to learn more about why UBC might be the right fit for you
  • At the event, students and their parents will hear about student life inside and outside of the classroom on their two beautiful campuses
  • You’ll also learn about their academic programs, admission requirements, and the application process
  • UBC students, faculty, and staff will be taking part in program-specific breakout sessions, and will allow you to explore program options and educational opportunities available at UBC
  • Details
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Instagram Team Volunteers
    • Do you love animals and are skilled with social media?
    • The Guardian’s Best Animal Rescue Foundation ( are looking for volunteers to help run their #RescueHeroes Campaign
    • The Guardian’s Best Animal Rescue Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that raises money for local animal rescues
    • Find out more about Guardian’s Best and the #RescueHeroes Campaign through this article:
    • The Guardian’s Best is looking for Volunteers who:
      • Have a good quality camera (or smartphone ) to take pictures with
      • Have a TTC pass
      • Have strong people skills and are unafraid to approach people
      • Are respectful, professional, and friendly
    • Fill out an application here:  
  • Toronto Biennial of Art Volunteers
    • If you are enthusiastic about contemporary art, passionate about working with people, or are interested in “behind-the-scene experiences” become a volunteer for the Toronto Biennial of Art (TBA)
    • The TBA is a 10 week long event which started in September and is running up until December 1st
    • Throughout these 10 weeks, the TBA hosts Canadian and international contemporary art, performances, workshops, talks and community building initiatives
    • Types of Positions Currently Available:
      • Greeter and Information Desk Attendant
      • Artist Guide and Gallery Assistant 
      • Programming and Events Assistant   
    • Main Volunteer Locations
      • 259 Lake Shore Boulevard E.
      • Ontario Place – Cinesphere 955 Lake Shore Blvd W (Saturdays)
      • Small Arms Inspection Building 1352 Lakeshore Road E
    • If you are interested in becoming involved in this showcase of art fill out an application through the following link:
  • Jr. NBA Volunteers

    • Do you enjoy playing Basketball?  Want to get experience working with children? 
    • The Miles Nadal JCC ( is looking for volunteers to help assist with coaching their Jr. NBA Program
    • The Jr. NBA philosophy aims to develop a lifelong passion in children for the game of basketball, by teaching them the fundamentals of the sport while instilling core values like teamwork, respect and sportsmanship
    • Below are the dates available to volunteer:
      • Thursdays, October 10- December  12, 2019
        • (AGES 5-6) 4:00 – 5:00 PM
        • (AGES 7-9) 5:00 – 6:00 PM 
      • Saturday, October  5 – December 7, 2019
        • (AGES 7-12) 10:00 – 11:00 AM
      • Winter Session: Thursdays, January 9 – March 12, 2020
        • (AGES 5-6) 4:00 – 5:00 PM
        • (AGES 7-9) 5:00 – 6:00 PM
    • If you are interested in volunteering please contact:  in your email be sure to include:

      • Your full name
      • Email address
      • Phone number
      • The date and time you’re available