Volunteering

Throughout the year there are many opportunities to get involved in campus sustainability initiatives. In addition to helping make Acadia an even more sustainable campus, volunteering helps you gain work experience and build your resume. Check this page for current volunteer opportunities on campus. Or maybe you have an idea for a new program. Contact us to learn more or to discuss your ideas.

Acadia Community Farm

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Volunteers (May-October)

Each season we invite students, staff and faculty to help us grow food for the Acadia dining hall and Wolfville and area food bank. Volunteering at the farm can involve a variety of acivities in the garden from planting, weeding, watering and harvesting to helping with educational events and outreach. Contact jodie.noiles@acadiau.ca or info@acadiafarm.org if you would like to help.

Acadia Farm Assistant (Sept-October)

This leadership position involves working closely with the Acadia Farm Coordinator to manage the farm and coordinate events and outreach activities. Contact sarah@acadiafarm.org to learn more.

Residence Eco-Reps (September-April)

Volunteer Eco-Reps are elected in each residence at the beginning of the academic year. Eco-Reps help organize events and activities in their residences to help other students understand environmental services such as waste, water and energy management on campus and how they can help improve Acadia's sustainability performance. Contact jodie.noiles@acadiau.ca or your house council to learn more.

Eco-Rep Job Description

Acadia Book-A-Bike Program Assistant (September-November)

This new program is coordinated by the Acadia Sustainability Office in partnership with the Acadia Students' Union and the Vaughan Memorial Library. We are seeking a program assistant to help coordinate outreach and promotions and assist with operations. Contact jodie.noiles@acadiau.ca if you are interested in learning more about this position.