Global Engagement Volunteers (GEV) are an integral part of UFV’s community engagement and internationalization.
The program helps both local and international students achieve lasting, positive academic outcomes and social relationships. Participants get to grow their leadership and intercultural skills and engage fully in the culturally diverse and vibrant UFV community.
Global Engagement Volunteers are both international and local UFV students, who meet and support new international students, build leadership and intercultural skills, and plan events to showcase the culturally diverse and vibrant UFV community.
Global Engagement Volunteers are key to UFV International internationalization efforts, and in supporting new and returning international students. GEVs are required to volunteer for one semester, and participate in:
As a participant, you enjoy the following:
We are currently recruiting for Fall 2019 Level 1 GEVs!
We will be needing GEV's for the following dates:
- Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 9:00am-4:00pm
|GSA Winter Orientation Team Leader Meeting
||Date and time to be announced|
International Student Orientation
|- Thursday, April 25, 2019 (7:30am-4:00pm)
- Friday, April 26, 2019 (7:30am-4:00pm)
|International Student Welcome Ceremony
||Monday, April 29, 2019 (12:00-6:00pm)|
GEV sign-up will occur on a first-come, first served basis. Once we reach the maximum number of volunteers, recruitment will be closed.