First-time volunteers

So, you want to volunteer!  But... where do you start?  Here's a checklist to get you started.

LIVE Centre volunteer helping student

Volunteering in three easy steps:

Benefits of volunteering

Top ten most-cited benefits of volunteering

Students say that volunteering has allowed them to:

  1. Explore career options
  2. Develop interpersonal skills
  3. Improve career-related skills
  4. Gain experience which enhances their resume
  5. Gain self-confidence by tackling new challenges in a supportive environment
  6. Empower themselves by taking action to improve the world they live in
  7. Contribute to a cause they care about (environment, literacy, human rights, integration of new immigrants, a specific health-related issue, etc.)
  8. Enrich their lives by balancing their activities and connecting to their community
  9. Network and meet new friends
  10. Have fun!

LIVE Centre


Sir George Williams Campus
LIVE Volunteer Resource Centre   
H-608.2 (see map)
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.


Mailing address
Concordia University
Dean of Students Office
Att: LIVE Centre 
1455 de Maisonneuve West # H-508.2
Montreal, Québec H3G 1M8

Drop-in times
Opening hours

Hours change on a weekly basis for the Volunteer Resource Centre.
Find out this week's schedule.


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