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REF NO.: 146
SUBJECT: Memorial University VIP students receive gold, silver and bronze.
DATE: March 15,2011
Awards will be presented by Dave Denine, minister responsible for the volunteer and non-profit sector, and Lieutenant-Governor John Crosbie. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. with reception to follow.
The V.I.P. program, an initiative of the Student Volunteer Bureau (a partnership between the Department of Career Development and Experiential Learning and Memorial University of Newfoundland Students Union), began in 2003 and encourages students to track their volunteer efforts, both on and off campus. The program recognizes three successive levels of achievement, gold, silver, and bronze, each with its own set of criteria. In addition to volunteer hours, participants must take part in activities that will enhance the development of their career path, self-awareness, and leadership abilities.
For more information on the Volunteer Incentive Program, contact the Student Volunteer Bureau at (709) 864-4301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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