Volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteer with us!

Are you passionate about gender, LGBTTQ2SPIA+ communities, intersectionality, and creating anti-oppressive spaces? Volunteer with us!

Volunteers at The Landing operate drop-in hours, run peer facilitated groups, give educational presentations to campus, and more. Commitment is 1-5 hours/week throughout the school year.

Undergraduate, graduate & doctoral U of A students, as well as recent alumni from all programs are invited to apply.

Volunteer application here

Additionally, we facilitate an LGBTQ2SPIA+ Student Advisory Committee through the Students' Union. Terms of reference for this committee can be found here. The application for the Advisory Committee can be found here

Drop-in Peer Support Volunteer

  • Provide peer support during Drop-in hours (practice active listening, provide referrals, and provide support)
  • Attend up to 20 hours of training on peer support skills (inquire for training dates)
  • The majority of the Landing’s volunteers are on the Drop-in Peer Support Team
  • Time commitment is approximately 2 hours a week

Regular Programming Volunteer

  • Attend up to 20 hours of training on peer support skills
  • Co-facilitate weekly/bi-monthly small group support sessions and discussions
  • Time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours weekly

Programs include:

  • Spectrum
  • Weaving Body, Mind, and Spirit
  • PoeTiQ
  • Trans Meet-Up See Services page for more details on programs

Education Team Volunteer

  • Attend Education Team training
  • Present customized educational sessions on LGBTQ+, gender and sexual diversity themes across campus
  • Time commitment varies by amount of requests from campus members

General Volunteer

  • Assist with backend support for the organization (such as postering, tabling, making pronoun pin buttons, setting up and tearing down events)
  • A great position for an ally or community member who wants to support the ongoing sustainability of the organization with limited time commitment
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Contact

Phone

780-492-4949

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
thelanding@su.ualberta.ca

Hours

Fall/Winter Term Hours
Monday to Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Friday to Sunday


Spring/Summer Hours
By appointment only;
contact by email or phone

Address

The Landing
0-68A Lower Level
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7