For Volunteers

***Applications are CLOSED***

Volunteering is a great way to get involved with the faculty and meet the incoming students! Applications are now closed but interviews will be taking place throughout July. There is a mandatory orientation that volunteers must attend on either September 1st or 2nd. Volunteers must also be present on the day of the event (September 3rd).


What roles can I volunteer for?


  • Group Leaders
    • Be assigned to lead your assigned group of participants on the day of the event
    • Be responsible for your group and have their contact information on hand
    • Have the chance to maintain contact and provide guidance to your little ones throughout the year


  • Activity Leaders
    • Help with sign in and T-shirt distribution
    • Help run ice breakers and lead amazing race activities


  • Photographers
    • We hope you have a pro camera to bring along
    • Take photos! Lots and lots of them!


What we're looking for in our volunteers


  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and willing to connect with your little ones!
  • Willing to run around campus and Vancouver for our epic scavenger hunt
  • Able to commit 1 day in the summer to volunteer orientations and available on the day of GPA: September 3, 2017
  • Knowledgeable about Pharmacy at UBC


What's the volunteer selection process like?


  • 1 application
  • 1 interview with your lovely HR Coordinators
  • 1 orientation session


What's in it for me?


  • 1 fantastic collector’s GPA 2017 t-shirt
  • An experience of a lifetime
  • Opportunity to meet other pharmacy students and the incoming first years
  • Free lunch and dinner
  • Participation in an epic scavenger hunt
  • Free admission to Afterparty and Volunteer Appreciation (date TBA)