Make a difference in your own backyard! Our local programs give you the chance to work in partnership with nonprofit organizations like Winnipeg Harvest, N.E.E.D.S., and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg, as well as communities like Skownan First Nation and Leaf Rapids, MB. Your time commitment will vary depending on the program - we offer both short and long-term programs to suit different schedules.
U of M Local Service-Learning Programs
Workshops and Events
Poverty Awareness & Community Action
Take part in a thought-provoking exercise that will deepen your understanding of poverty, accessibility, and social change. This half-day workshop is available for booking by students, staff, and faculty.
North Meets South: Truth, Healing, and Relations-Building
Learn about Indigenous and Newcomer cultures and experiences through community visits, events, and workshops.
Community Leadership Development Program
Develop foundational knowledge and skills for carrying out a community project through this seven-week workshop series, and apply your learning with the Trick or Eat campaign!
Careers that Fight Climate Change Mentorship Program
Be a mentor for the Careers that Fight Climate Change Network! Learn about climate change resiliency and help build positive relations between Indigenous and Newcomer youth!
Children Rising Mentorship Program
Learn about Indigenous culture and perspectives, gain experience working with kids, and help provide positive exposure to postsecondary education for youth from Skownan First Nation!
Alternative Reading Week Winnipeg
Make a difference this Reading Week! Learn about the work done by nonprofit organizations like Winnipeg Harvest, N.E.E.D.S., and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Winnipeg. ARW Winnipeg participants will develop foundational knowledge and skills through the Community Leadership Development Program.
Leaf Rapids Service-Learning Experience
The Leaf Rapids Service-Learning Experience allows you to discover the beauty of Northern Manitoba during a six-week placement. Working with Frontier School Division and the Boreal Gardening Project, you will learn about the challenges and solutions for food security in the north.
Community Service-Learning also facilitates international programs!
Visit our webpage to learn more.
Updated August 28, 2017
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