Graduate Studies and Grenfell Graduate Student Society
Description: Grad Studies- we provide diverse and high-quality programing to prepare graduates for a successful and exciting career. You’ll be engaged in dynamic and creative research in our state-of-the-art facilities with our award-winning faculty members. We offer individually focused graduate programs at the master's and PhD levels that directly address global issues
GGSS- The GGSS is an enthusiastic committee of student volunteers who organize events and provide resources to support the graduate student community at Grenfell Campus. We aim to connect and engage graduate students in creative and fun ways to ensure everyone feels they have a community they can be a part of.
Grenfell Campus Student Union
- Contact: Mary Feltham, GCSU President Kirk Wiseman, Operations and Services Supervisor
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (709) 637-7184
- Website: https://gcsuonline.ca
- Description: GCSU is your student union. We offer volunteer, leadership, and employment opportunities. Campus clubs, societies, and committees are ran through us and we provide additional resources such as greenshield health and dental, optional meal plans through the Grove, and campaign advocacy for your rights. Everyone is a member, and anyone is welcomed to become involved at whatever capacity best fits them!
Caucuses are comprised of GCSU Union members with a common interest or concern. Any student who identifies with any of the GCSU caucuses is welcome to attend meetings. If you do not identify, but wish to be a member of a caucus, please feel free to contact the speaker of the caucus.
Learn more about the caucuses here.
One of the most exciting and interesting opportunities available to students during their university experience is getting involved with the various clubs and societies at Grenfell Campus.
GCSU Clubs and Societies provide students with an opportunity to meet new people and participate in fun events.
Learn more about clubs and societies here.
- Contact: Stephanie Boone
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: To kick back, relax, and have as much fun as laughs with others! We focus on plugged and unplugged games that include video games, party games, board games, and card games. A great way to learn new games, meet new friends, and to de-stress after a long week of school work especially during these social distanced times. We welcome any age, orientation, gender, race, status...you name it! Our main goal is to have a great time in a casual setting. The only thing you need to become a part of this club is to have interest in games and general fun. No serious conversations or controversial topics here, just a goofy bunch of gamers
Grenfell Cathartic Society
- Contact: Soumya Jain
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Description: This society offers a platform to express ourselves in any way we want to, in order to overcome stress and anxiety. The name of this society defines its motto i.e. catharsis which means to release our strong or repressed emotions and channelize our energy, creatively.
The general focus will be on activities like dancing, singing, playing a musical instrument, talking or writing down what's on our mind, or anything that we believe is helpful for us to feel lighter and better. Anything apart from this is welcome!
NOTE: This safe space is open to all, without being judged!
- Contact: Hannah Jenkins
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: The Grenfilm Society is a group for film lovers to virtually come together and watch films. The group then has debates and discussions involving the film's technical and emotional aspects, such as lighting, sound, cinematography, acting, etc. Dr. Johnathan Pope is closely involved with this group and is educated on the aspects of filmmaking so he provides great conversation starters and educational talks regarding film and its construction. The basic goal of this group is to build a sense of friendship and community, encourage discussions and critical thinking, and educate members about the aspects of film.
Grenfell Historical Studies Society
- Contact: Kendall Hutchings
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: A club open to anyone who has interest in History! We do events such as movie nights and other get-togethers that revolve around the discussion of history.
Grenfell Horror Society
- Contact: Mary Feltham
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: To watch scary movies with a group of like-minded individuals.
Grenfell Lions Club
- Contact: Hannah Jenkins
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 709-222-4334
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/GrenfellCampusLionsClub/?ref=page_internal
- Description: The Grenfell Campus Lions Club is a volunteer/student run branch of Lions International. We are community service group who frequently host awareness campaigns, and other fun campus activities. We also host fundraisers in order to raise money for local areas of interest such as the student food bank and the NL West SPCA. We also fundraise so that we can support our annual Lion Max Simms scholarship, valued at $500.00, which is awarded to a Grenfell undergrad student in any program.
Grenfell Literary Society
- Contact: Hannah Jenkins
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: The Grenfell Campus Literary Society is a group for people who love literature in all its forms. We host events such as poetry and prose nights, as well as symposiums so that students can share their creative and academic writing. We also host events dedicated to creative writing and public speaking, as well as fundraisers. Our goal is to bring as many fun literary-themed events to Grenfell as possible.
Grenfell Math Society
- Contact: Alaina Pardy
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Description: Our society is a place for math majors/minors or simply anyone who has an interest in math to connect. It's a place to meet up with people who are in the math program or share the same interest in math as you! We aim to hold fun, math-themed events for anyone to join and also to offer advice or help to anyone who has any questions about their courses, different routes they should take in their degree, or any math questions in general. It's the place to make friends, have fun and do math all at the same time!
Grenfell Parmenius Society
- Contact: Brady Sheppard
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: The Parmenius Society is Grenfell's philosophy and humanities society! We meet on a semi-regular basis to discuss a variety of philosophical topics from animal's capacity for language, to the validity of IQ tests, and everything in between!
Grenfell Psychology Society
- Contact: Anna Dollimount
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Description: Our society is dedicated to promoting psychology to students, increasing knowledge around mental health/illness/wellness, hosting events for students to destress, and hosting fundraisers for organizations dedicated to helping others with mental health struggles in the corner brook area. This year we are going to place extra emphasis on hosting events that keep students involved with one another and connected despite this difficult time. We have members from a wide variety of backgrounds and majors and we all work together to plan and carry out events. Some past events have included the haunted house, Amanda's journey carnival fundraiser, trivia at the Backlot, and bake sales for fundraisers. We have elections in March of every year as well. We promote an inclusive and welcoming environment and could not be more excited to get things started this year.
Grenfell Visual Arts Harlow Society
- Contact: Abby Rowsell
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: Our club exists to help raise funds for our semi-annual (roughly) 3-month educational field trip to Harlow, England, where we are able to study and obtain 3 Art History Course credits. We have decided to join the GCSU for assistance in organizing events and allowing us to fundraise on (or I suppose in this case, off, haha) campus. Our club is exclusive to Fine Arts students only, as is our Harlow field trip.
Grenfell Waste Management Committee
- Contact: Adam Gaudet
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
- Phone: (902) 297-4663
- Website: https://www.facebook.com/GrenfellWasteManagement/
- Description: The Grenfell Waste Management Committee (GWMC) is a student-run committee that seeks to improve waste management and sustainability at Grenfell by coming up with creative solutions. Members work together to establish new sustainable initiatives, host events as part of a Sustainability Series, and collaborate with different organizations. GWMC also has a volunteer program where volunteers collect recyclables from residences to fund ongoing green initiatives.
International Student Caucus
- Contact: Shireen Merchant or Clara Nhu Pham
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (709) 351-1701
- Description: International Student Caucus is dedicated to contributing to and supporting a globally oriented community at Grenfell Campus that values cross-cultural interactions and learning about other cultures. We provide opportunities for international students to socialize and network and make them aware of both resources and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We invite you join our caucus and contribute your talents, interests, and expertise.
Jack.org Grenfell Chapter
- Contact: Mary Feltham
- Email: email@example.com
- Description: We work by
- Shifting Attitudes, Decreasing Stigma
- We can't keep talking to the same people. Team initiatives are designed to reach students who may be uncomfortable with the subject of mental health, and to bring them into the conversation to challenge any negative perceptions.
- Increasing Knowledge, Raising Awareness
- Clearing up misconceptions. Student teams are to be knowledgeable on mental health, self care, and resources in order to answer questions, raise awareness, and be effective mental health advocates
- Building a Movement
- Making noise across the country! We are louder together. Cultural Shifts don't happen in isolated efforts. Chapter teams stay connected to Jack.org and each other to make a louder cultural impact across Canada.
Grenfell Graduate Student Society
Indigenous Student Caucus
Description: The Indigenous Student Caucus is a standing caucus of the Grenfell Campus Student Union. It’s purpose is to unify and represent all of it’s members and to protect and promote their welfare and interests. Membership in the Caucus is open to all Indigenous People.
Let's Talk Science
Contact: Emily White
Description: Let's Talk Science is focused on engaging youth in STEM learning through the use of hands on activities. Volunteer opportunities include assisting in delivering STEM outreach activities to classrooms and community groups. At the moment, activities will be delivered virtually but we hope to do in person activities again soon.
Navigate Entrepreneurship Centre
Contact: Allison Rowe
Phone: (709) 638-4905
Description: THINKING ABOUT STARTING A BUSINESS?
We can help. Our services reach across Western Newfoundland. Whether you're a student, entrepreneur, business start-up, inventor or artist, we have you covered.
- Empowering entrepreneurs for better, brighter futures
- Catalyzing startups through ideas, connections and skills
- Tools, mentors, coaches, resources, events, opportunities
Ideation and Entrepreneurship Generation
The NEC is a place for budding entrepreneurs to collide with like-minded individuals and receive support from business advisors to help turn business ideas into startup realities. Navigate champions a culture of entrepreneurship by helping aspiring entrepreneurs from the pre-startup or idea phase through to the development of fully-fledged business models and plans. With vibrant locations on both Grenfell Campus and CNA Corner Brook Campus, Navigate provides access to business tools, one-on-one business counselling, financial resources, startup programming, events, and opportunities for networking, mentorship and learning.
Proof of Concept and Creativity Generation
The Navigate Makerspace is a collaborative, communal workspace to learn, make, explore, tinker, and share ideas. It is a place where DIY meets innovation, art meets technology, and business ideas meet reality. With free access to expert creative design advice, programming, services and mentoring, and tools like 3D Printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, soldering irons, a digital loom, electronics, robotics and more, makers are empowered to turn abstract ideas into products and functional prototypes. Located on Grenfell Campus, it is a space where people come together to design, collaborate, create and materialize their next big idea.
Commercialization and Implementation
The Business Incubator is a one-stop shop with all the resources a new startup needs to take their business to the next level. Open access to free co-working and meeting spaces combined with free defined-term office spaces for resident companies empower budding startups by facilitating direct access to other entrepreneurs, expert advisors, mentors, HR support, office equipment, training, potential funders, events and more. Located on the CNA Corner Brook Campus, this dynamic space is the perfect catalyst for growing startups to launch or jumpstart their business.
2nd Battalion, The Royal Newfoundland Regiment. Canadian Army Reserves
Contact: Sergeant Steve Smith
Description: Part time Military opportunities with possible education reimbursement for eligible members. Includes both pay and pension plans and medical and dental benefits.
511 Humber Air Cadets
Association for New Canadians
Contact: Ken Walsh
Description: The Association for New Canadians (ANC) is a non-profit, community-based organization delivering settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees in Newfoundland and Labrador. For over 40 years, the Association has delivered programs and services that support all aspects of immigrant integration, ranging from settlement information and orientation to language learning, skills development and employment.
Bay of Islands Search and Rescue
Contact: Garry MacKenzie
Description: Bay of Islands Search & Rescue is an all-volunteer organization who assists the RNC and RCMP with in the search and/or rescue of missing or injured persons in remote areas. Members train in a variety of skills, including survival, navigation, First Aid, lost person behaviour, off-road vehicles, low-angle rope rescue, and much more.
Bay of Islands SPCA
Bay of Islands NL West SPCA Bargain Shop
Description: The shops purpose is to raise money for the shelter. All of the proceeds go directly to the shelter. We mainly sell donated items from people and businesses. Volunteers have an application and interview process before they can start.
Volunteers typically get started by learning to sort through donated items, assist customers, and keep the shop clean. Volunteers have the option to train to be a cashier and focus more on the customer service aspects of the shop.
Canadian Mental Health Assocation (NL)
Contact: Mary Burt
Phone: (709) 643-5553
Description: Our organization is a nationwide leader and champion for mental health. Our mission is to facilitate access to the resources people require to maintain and improve mental health and community integration, build resilience, and support recovery from mental illness. We provide many resources/supports and services to any individual in need and training opportunities related to mental health that can enhance one’s knowledge in not only helping others, but also themselves. Our organization also provides work term placement opportunities and volunteer opportunities.
Canadian Red Cross
Our Mission: The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.
Our Network: The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. This network includes the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation) and 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies dedicated to improving the situation of the most vulnerable throughout the world.
Our Vision: The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.
Our Values: Our actions and decisions will be based upon:
Humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles;
- Respect, dignity and inclusiveness.
- Integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency, and adaptability.
- Quality and safety.
Learn more about our work by visiting our charity profile or exploring a Canadian Red Cross infographic filled with fun facts, videos and stories that explain how our volunteers, donors and staff help people in Canada and around the world.
Contact: Louise Gauthier
Description: CB Nuit creates community through art. It supports the creation and presentation of unique and inspiring art projects in Corner Brook, NL, created by professional artists, students, & community groups. This year we are going online with amazing participatory and showcasing events!
Community Project: All of Us EveryWEAR
Our community project offers students an opportunity to get creative and be included in the festival! *see
here for details.
CB Status of Women Council
Communities Building Youth Futures (YMCA of Western NL)
- Taylor Smith
- Seanna Decker
- (709) 388-0412 (Taylor)
- (709) 639-1710 (Seanna)
Description: Communities Building Youth Futures (CBYF) is a collaboration between Tamarack Institute and Economic and Social Development Canada to support youth to stay engaged in their communities, graduate high school, and successfully transition to post-secondary education and/or employment. Our community was chosen to participate in this initiative, recognizing that we have the strengths, resources, and assets as a community to support our youth to reach their fullest potential. As a committed community collective we will INSPIRE, ENGAGE AND EMPOWER YOUTH to THRIVE in our community, at home, in school and in the workplace. Opportunities available for student would be to volunteer with the initiative by joining our CBYF Action Teams. Action Teams are made up of youth (ages 15-30) and community members. Each team will work towards the development of a strategic plan in one of the three identified areas of Education, Employment and Engagement.
Contact: Kelly Pico
Phone: 709-754-1180 ext. 5813
Description: There are a number of volunteer opportunities available but the main one in the Corner Brook area is the Vision Mate program. This is a volunteer opportunity whereby volunteers would meet with a client – participant for two hours each week to help in social and recreational activities such as:
- Grocery shopping
- Reading mail
- Friendly company
Please note that this opportunity is not a home care type position so there would not be any administering of medication, cooking or cleaning involved and certainly no heavy lifting. If you require any further information please feel free to reach out at 709 691-6478!
Corner Brook Museum and Archives
Corner Brook Public Library
Gander Military Family Resource Centre, Corner Brook Satellite Office
Contact: Jenna Vautier
Phone: (709) 640-3166
Description: We support Military Members and their families through all aspects of their Military career. Opportunities for students would involve potential for volunteer hours & information pertaining to the military.
League of Artists of Western NL (LAWN)
- Christ Short
- Peggy Andrews
Phone: (709) 660-5341
Description: The League of Artists of Western Newfoundland (LAWN) is a non-profit, artist-run organization dedicated to supporting and promoting artists living in Western Newfoundland by providing arts opportunities and services to its members and the community. LAWN seeks out funding and venues for holding exhibitions and community art events, develops creative arts educational programming, and communicates information on artistic activities and art creation opportunities for member artists.
As a member of LAWN, students will be able to meet, learn from, connect and collaborate with other artists working in Western Newfoundland. A wide variety of arts disciplines are practiced by LAWN members from painting, drawing, printmaking, illustration, photography and video art, to sculpture, textile art, ceramics, wood-turning, installation, performance, and multi-media works. Students will have the opportunity to expand their own art practice and build on their CV and exhibition record by exhibiting their artwork, taking part in educational programming/workshops, and participating in community art events and the running of the organization.
Anyone with an interest in visual arts creation is encouraged to become a member!
Le Coin Franco - FFTNL
Description: Le Coin Franco is dedicated to communication in French: information, news, activities (sports, culture, handicrafts...) and for people wishing to improve their French.
Military Family Resource Centre
NL Special Olympics
The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI)
Qalipu Education & Training Department
Contact: Kristen Pittman
Description: The Education & Training Department of the Qalipu First nation is in place to enhance the training level of our people and secure employment opportunities to ensure our people are self-sufficient. We have the capability of providing educational funding for both status and non-status students. We also have employment programs, a great long-standing RCMP summer student program as well as a Grad Incentive program, and an annual scholarship. Our department is also dedicated to cultural education and enhancing the cultural knowledge of our youth. For more information about the Education & Training Department as well as other programs and services Qalipu First Nation has to offer, please visit our website; www.qalipu.ca.
Qalipu First Nations
Description: Qalipu First Nation was established in 2011 as an Indigenous Band under the Indian Act. We have a large membership that is spread amongst various Mi’kmaq communities in Newfoundland and abroad. Our services include education and training, tourism development, health benefits and services, employment programs, registration assistance, environmental monitoring, culture and heritage and community economic development. We also offer special programs which vary from year to year.
Contact: Andrew Hibbitts
Website: www.rdeetnl.ca and
Description: For 20 years, the Bilingual Economic Development Network of Newfoundland and Labrador has been providing services and expertise in economic development. We offer services to francophone job seekers and entrepreneurs. Our other lines of business include tourism and immigration.
Depuis 20 ans, le Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador (RDÉE TNL) offre ses services et son expertise en développement économique. Nous offrons des services aux chercheurs d'emploi et aux entrepreneurs francophones. Nos autres secteurs d'activité comprennent le tourisme et l'immigration.
Rotary Arts Centre
- Phone: (709) 630-0012
- Website: rotaryartscentre.ca
- Description: The Rotary Arts Centre is a multi-faceted, not-for-profit organization that fosters creativity and is a cornerstone of our community. We are a gathering place that brings people together to experience the arts and to serve the needs of our vibrant arts community.
We are proud of our beautiful province and of the visual arts, music, and theatre that is so ingrained in our culture, specifically here on the west coast of Newfoundland. We're pleased to provide opportunities for emerging and professional artists to work and grow.
Safe Harbour Expressive Therapies
Contact: Sandra Hewitt-Parsons
Description: Sandra is an art therapist who offers individual art therapy sessions as well as arts and healing events in the local community and online.
Salvation Army Corner Brook Temple (CBT)
- Major Brian Wheeler
- Major Valerie Wheeler
Description: The Salvation Army Community and Family Services (CFS) is well known for food banks. Soup kitchen, emergency assistance, family programs, Christmas hampers and kettles. There are over 230 CFS offices across Canada, providing over 50 different types of programs and supports for those who are vulnerable, facing challenges or in Crisis. The Corner Brook’s CFS program is connected to The Salvation Army Corner Brook Temple church and works alongside our thrift store and community food bank
St. John Ambulance Community Services Division 856 "Sir Arthur Hammond Division"
Description: We are a local volunteer division of medical first responders. We provide coverage for local community events such as concerts, walks, hockey games, and so much more. Training to be a medical first responder is completely covered by us - round out your resume and make some friends doing it! No experience required.
Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador
Violence Prevention West
Western Health, Volunteer Resources Dept.
- Contact: Beverly Tetford
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (709) 784-5369
- Website: www.westernhealth.nl.ca/
- Description: Volunteer opportunities are available in various areas throughout Western Health. WE are currently recruiting volunteers to assist us with our Dining Programs in our Long Term Care Centres
YMCA, Employment Supports
Description: We offer job readiness assessments and training, employment supports drop-in center with access to computers and technology, employment readiness training and services such as resume writing, job search and application assistance, interview skills etc. Connection to wrap around support services, etc.
YMCA of Western NL (Humber Community)
- Website: http://www.colemangroupofcompanies.ca/career-opportunities-2/
- Description: Come Grow with Us! If you are interested in building a career in a dynamic, nationally-recognized Company that has served Newfoundlanders for 79 years, Colemans is the place for you. Colemans offers exciting opportunities for professional growth and development in both our retail operations and in our support departments – Accounting, Information Systems, Human Resources, etc. We understand that our people are fundamental to our success…our people are important to us! Join the Colemans’ team! Come Grow with Us!
- Description: A Great Start - Hundreds of thousands of Canadians got their first job experience working behind the counter or in the kitchens and drive-thrus of McDonald’s. They chose McDonald’s for all kinds of reasons. Regardless of why they joined or how long they stayed, a first job at McDonald’s has served as a springboard to exciting and diverse careers for many successful Canadians. It’s a great start.
- Website: https://jobs.sobeyscareers.com
- Description: We are a Family Nurturing Families. Across our banners and businesses, we foster a family culture of care, trust and respect with each other, and a focus on growth for ourselves, for others and for the company. From coast-to-coast, our 123,000 colleagues support our collective passion and purpose to nurture the things that make life better, including great experiences, families, communities and the lives of our employees.
Description: Quick service restaurant specializing in delicious, coffee & tea, breakfast, cold beverages, sandwiches and baked goods. Positions available: full-time and part-time food counter attendant and baking positions.
Blow-Me-Down Cross Country Ski Club
- Website: http://caboxgeopark.org
- Description: Cabox is Newfoundland’s highest point and an Aspiring UNESCO Global Geopark. The name is derived from a phonetic for “cabos”, the Portuguese and Spanish plural for “cabo”, the English “cape”. Portuguese explorer Gaspar Corte Real may have been the first European since the Norse (as indicated by the 16th century Skálholt Map) to see the collection of capes and peaks surrounding the Bay of Islands Mountains, when in 1501 after discovering a strait between the “New Founde Land” and Cape Breton, he sent his brother Miguel and two of three caravels home to the Azores before heading north along Newfoundland’s west coast to the previously discovered Strait of Belle Isle.
CB Running Club
Marble Mountain Resort
Contact: Richard Wells
Description: Marble Mountain Resort has some of the best skiing / snowboarding east of the Cnadian Rockies. With 40 trails from ever ever to expert, we've got something for everyone's skill level. The Early Bird Season Pass Sale will start in November, don't miss out on our great layaway options available. Stay tuned to our website and events calender leading into the 2022 season. Celebrate Winter and we look forward to seeing you on the slopes at Marble Mountain Resort.