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Volunteer Incentive Program Requirements

Bronze

  • Complete in one academic semester
  • Complete 20 hours of volunteer service
  • Participate in one personal/professional/leadership development seminar/training/workshop
  • Write a brief commentary on a reflective essay submitted by a Silver Level Participant (the participant may find this essay on the main VIP page on our website)

Silver

  • Complete in one academic semester
  • Complete 40 hours of volunteer service
  • Participate in two personal/professional/leadership development seminars/trainings/workshops
  • Write and submit a reflective essay summarizing and describing your volunteer experience

Gold

  • Complete in two consecutive academic semesters
  • Complete 80 hours of volunteer service
  • Participate in at least one Student Leadership Program offered through Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Participate in at least one four hour or three one hour personal/professional/leadership development seminar/training/workshop
  • Participate in a group reflection session with other Gold Level participants (organized by VIP Coordinator).
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from agencies or organizations with whom the participant has volunteered through the program. The recommendations should comment on the participant's suitability for a Gold Level award based on their demonstration of high levels of; self-awareness, career awareness, self-discipline, determination, community involvement, leadership ability and social responsibility
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