man wearing mask volunteers with grocery delivery

Giving the gift of your time

Ways to make an impact

These are unprecedented times and UCalgary thanks you for helping to mobilize our community to demonstrate that we are all in this together. Here are some ideas to help you give back with your time:

Find a volunteer opportunity at UCalgary

UCalgary recruits volunteers year-round for a range of roles including mentors, speakers, and committee and board members. By creating a profile, you’ll be able to apply for and manage your volunteer roles. Learn more and get involved. 


Find community volunteer roles through your local volunteer centre


Give back through acts of kindness

  • Create window art to brighten the day of your neighbours as they pass by
  • Send a care package to a friend, colleague or loved one
  • Share words of encouragement with sidewalk chalk art
  • Help a neighbour with their errands or drop off a meal
  • Share your special skills – art, music, language, etc. – through an online tutorial, whether live or prerecorded
  • Put up your Christmas lights to brighten up your neighbourhood
  • Any act of kindness that builds your community or brightens someone’s day!