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QUIC is looking for Income Tax Volunteers to assist at the Centre between March-April 2020.
Job description in pdf: QUIC Volunteer Position for Tax Clinic 2020.
Apply by November 30, 2019.

Volunteers are a vital and integral part of QUIC activities. The Centre works with more than 100 volunteers each year.  Most of QUIC volunteers are Queen’s University students.

Why volunteer?

  • Share your knowledge and experiences with others
  • Meet new people; form new friendships
  • Get involved with the Queen’s community
  • Develop new skills and improve old ones
  • Access training opportunities with QUIC and with the DSA
  • Have fun!

QUIC English Conversation Program has recruited Fall Term student volunteers (peers) and is now full.  Our volunteers work in a group environment to support international students who wish to improve their English conversation skills. Program volunteers typically contribute 2 hours of their time each week. We meet weekly in the Conversation Group on Thursdays, 5:30 pm at the QUIC.

The World Link Program is an intercultural program that promotes learning, sharing, acceptance, and celebration of diverse cultures within the Queen’s community. The program delivers intercultural learning and exchange through sessions and social activities at QUIC. This program has recruited volunteers and is now full.

Orientation and training sessions for new volunteers

Upon submitting your volunteer application, you will be contacted by the program coordinator. All new volunteers are required to attend training & orientation sessions specific to the program of interest.  Additional training opportunities are periodically offered through the Student Experience Unit in the Division of Student Affairs.

Intercultural Training Series for QUIC volunteers

Volunteers are strongly encouraged to participate in the QUIC Intercultural Competence Certificate training program. Attendance at all scheduled sessions is required in order to receive the Certificate. Students must register for this training by email at quic.training@queensu.ca.

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