Current Volunteer Opportunities

City Wide Welcome Volunteers

This volunteer opportunity is organized through our campus and community partners: Office of the Registrar and City of Edmonton.

Did you know, every fall, Edmonton becomes home to 100,000 students. City Wide Welcome is designed for new students to learn more about Edmonton and all it has to offer.  Activities include guided tours, free food, free entertainment (including cultural performances, a petting zoo and a mechanical bull), interactive resource displays (including career assistance), free games and giveaways.  Volunteers are needed to help make this event a success! 

Benefits for you

  • Be a friendly face for students new to Edmonton
  • Share your experiences about Edmonton's rich culture, stunning river valley and exceptional attractions
  • Access to our volunteer perks, which includes our new Bookstore Bucks reward program, fun giveaways, free tickets to select alumni events, volunteer socials and more


  • We're recruiting volunteers from the U of A community (including alumni, staff/faculty and students)

Key Responsibilities

  • Volunteers will help with the event logistics and engaging students

Date and Shift Times

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Shaw Conference Centre, Hall D, Edmonton
Shift options:
  • All Day - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Morning - 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon - 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Jane Lee
Assistant Registrar
Office of the Registrar, University of Alberta