U of L And Volunteer Lethbridge Team Up To Provide More Opportunities
LETHBRIDGE - Volunteer Lethbridge has teamed up with the University to provide more
opportunities for students to serve in the community as a volunteer.
organization will be moving into the University's Dr. Foster James Penny
Building downtown in mid-November. This will become the main office for
Volunteer Lethbridge. They will have five offices on the second floor of the
building. Volunteer Lethbridge staff will also take on reception duties in the Penny Building's main lobby, allowing community access to the building and it's amenities during regular office hours.
U of L President Mike Mahon believes this opportunity will help students
engage with the community and also allow them to grow as an individual. Mahon adds it's also a benefit when it comes to employment. He says "when
students or graduates apply for jobs, those that have some volunteer experience
on their resume get looked at more seriously than those that don't."
The Penny Building currently houses the University's alumni relations and
annual giving programs, the U of L Call Centre and gallery space for Faculty of
Posted on Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at 12/11/2013 4:04:20 PM
Source: Tristan Tuckett - Country 95 News - Photo: University President Mike Mahon announcing the new partnership at the Penny Building