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Employ a Volunteer

By contributing their time, skills, insights and energy, volunteers provide organizations and communities with the support that is needed to reach their goals. Available on and off campus, locally and regionally for both group and individual opportunities, McMaster students are enthusiastic, motivated and ready to support your organization.

  • Volunteer
  • Community Engagement &
    Volunteer Fair

Volunteer Connections

Through our volunteer connections, we can provide access to students interested in traditional cause-based volunteering with a focus on giving back and serving the community as well as skills-based volunteers looking to gain on-the-job experience for career development purposes. Whether you need fundraising support, helping hands, project assistance or more, volunteers from McMaster are ready to help.

Benefits of Hiring a Volunteer

  • Complete a short term or long term project
  • Fill a staffing void for a campaign or drive
  • Great way to pre-screen future staff

What can McMaster do for you?

  • Post volunteer positions on our online career portal OSCARplus
  • Promote to appropriate faculties, students societies and clubs
  • Give your opportunity/cause a social media presence

Connect with the program coordinator to learn more about promotion and social media opportunities at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community Engagement & Volunteer Fair

In its eleventh year, the Community Engagement & Volunteer Fair continues to connect civic-minded students with organizations interested in recruiting for volunteer positions!

Wednesday September 16, 2015
MUSC Atrium
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Why attend?

  • Meet engaged students interested in gaining volunteer experience and connecting with local community organizations.
  • Recruit for your volunteer positions in one of the busiest locations on campus.
  • Promote your community agency and generate exposure for the services you provide in the community.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Presented by the Student Success Centre and the Faculty of Social Sciences, Experiential Education in partnership with:

McMaster University Alumni Association

Community Volunteer Action

McMaster University School of Graduate Studies

Volunteer Hamilton Centre for Community Engagement

McMaster University Network for Community-Campus Partnerships