Volunteer Opportunities

Current volunteer positions we've been asked to advertise to our students and alumni.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

Want to check out an employer's reputation? Go to our online employment resources page, check the last drop down for research companies and use the links.
Vermilion Chamber of Commerce - Various Committees
Volunteer experience is a great addition to your resume and it helps connect you with your community.  It will also give you an advantage when looking for full-time work!

The Vermilion & District Chamber of Commerce is looing for people to join various event committees such as:
Home Expo
Women's Conference
Small Business Week
Festival of Trees
Candy Cane Countdown
Curling Bonspiel

For more information on these individual opportunities contact the Chamber Office at:
Ph:  780 853 6593
Fax:  780-853-1740
Email:  vermilionchamber@gmail.com
Lloydminster Interval Home Society
Lloydminster Interval Home is actively recruiting volunteers

You can:
  • get your student volunteer hours
  • gain valuable work experience in a non-profit setting
  • make a difference in our community by being part of the effort to help women and children escape the web of family violence

Duties can include:
  • sorting donations
  • getting donations ready to sell
  • working with children in play program
  • fundraising events

We offer:
  • flexible hours
  • evening and weekend shifts
  • snacks and drinks provided
  • you may choose to volunteer on your own or with friends as a group
  • letters of reference are provided for good workers
  • proof of volunteer hours can be provided

We'd love to have you on our team!

For more information please call:
Lloydminster Interval Home Society
Volunteer Recruitment Office
Ph: 780 872 5005
Big Brothers & Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lloydminster wants You!
After School Discovery Program
Responsibilities of an After School Program Mentor include:
  • playing games with the children in program
  • assisting children during daily activity
  • assisting staff
  • leading by example and being a positive influence to the children
  • having fun
  • program runs from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on Monday to Friday at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Office on days that there is school
  • we ask that you commit to at least 1 day per week
  • can complete volunteer hours
  • opportunity to continue mentoring after school volunteer hours are completed
In School Mentor Program
Responsibilities of an in School Mentor include:
  • being a friend to a younger student
  • playing games and doing activities that interest you and a younger student
  • leading by example and being a positive influence on the student
  • to have fun!
  • in School Mentors must be able to get themselves to and from an elementary school 1 day per week and must stay with the student for 1 hour
  • must be able to commit for at least 1 school year
What's in it for you?
  • completion of school required volunteer hours in a fun environment
  • experience and references to add to your resume for job applications
  • experience and references to add to your college / university applications
  • the opportunity to help make a difference in a child's life
If you would like to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lloydminster please contact us today!
Ph:  1 306 825 5757
Volunteers Needed at Prairie North Health Region (Lloyd)
The Prairie North Health Region is in need of volunteers in Lloydminster for programs such as the Hospital Greeter, Friendly Visitor and Meals on Wheels, Wellness and Flu clinics as well as artists & musicians!

Benefits of being a volunteer include volunteer recognition and written references for resumes, scholarship applications and applications to post secondary education programs.

For more information or to enrol, contact:
Jennifer Gordon, Coordinator of Volunteer Services at
Ph: 306-820-6204
Email: jennifer.gordon@pnrha.ca

"Your Commitment . . . Making the World of Difference"
Lloydminster & Area Brain Injury Society (LABIS)
The Lloydminster & Area Brain Injury Society (LABIS) is seeking volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of LABIS who work to enrich the lives of all the participants socially, physically, and emotionally.  We are currently in need of some more volunteers.

LABIS is asking Volunteers to help out in Life Enrichment Program!

The Life Enrichment Program runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 am - 4 pm.  We would love to have people come and help out and have fun with our program for brain injured individuals.

For more information on LABIS, contact us:
Ph: 306-825-7212
Email: labis@sasktel.net
Website: www.labis.ca
#3, 4620 - 44 Street, Lloydminster, SK  S9V 0G4

Benefits to volunteering:
  • your help directly benefits people with brain injuries
  • volunteering looks great on a resume
  • volunteering is a fun way to meet people
Red Leaf Canada - Volunteer in Spain
Borneo Foundation
The Borneo Nature Foundation is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join their four-week volunteer program, which will run for four sessions in April, June, August and October 2019.  As a volunteer, you will gain an in-depth understanding of our conservation and environmental education activities and support these activities throughout the Program.
To apply:

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) - Deadline - ongoing
Become a Vision Mate with the CNIB!

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)'s flagship volunteer opportunity is our Vision Mate Program. This provides one-on-one sighted volunteer companionship and assistance to people in their community who are blind or partially sighted. They are paired for activities such as reading, friendly visiting, walking, art or creative activities, shopping, and so many more.

If you are someone who is looking to make that one-on-one connection and help someone within your community, this might be the opportunity for you. We look for volunteers who are friendly, positive, empathetic, responsible, and comfortable working with individuals with vision loss.

Being a Vision Mate is a very flexible opportunity as we determine your schedule based on your availability along with the individual you are partnered with. We do ask for a minimum 6-month commitment for this role.

Interested applicants would be required to attend a volunteer interview and orientation, provide references, and be willing to undergo a police information/vulnerable sector check. Volunteers for this position must be 16 or older.

To learn more about becoming a Vision Mate please visit https://cnib.ca/en/volunteer-opportunity/vision-mate-0?region=ab or fill out our Volunteer Interest Form at https://www.tfaforms.com/4751778?region=ab
If you have additional questions, please email abnvolunteers@cnib.ca

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree