Visions of Science

 

VOS

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  • Visions of Science Network for Learning Inc. (VoSNL) is a charitable organization that aims to advance the educational achievements and career aspirations of youth from low-income and marginalized communities through meaningful engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields and research. 

The Project 

  • Student volunteers from UTM’s Centre for Student Engagement will volunteer weekly in the Peel region. Students will work with groups of their peers (6 total) within each “club” of the organization to support students in Grades 4-8 and enhance their knowledge of scienc
  • Participate in the Visions of Science program From October 2017 to April 2018
  • Must commit to a minimum of 2 hours a week (Saturday's throughout October 2017 to April 2018)
  • Provide feedback about the program and complete debrief sessions once a month with other UTM Students 

Theme: Children/Youth

Related Disciplines: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Math and Computer Sciences, CCIT

 

Sign up for this project is now closed. 

Students who have signed up for our projects must attend one of our two mandatory long-term volunteer training sessions. Training dates are below:

Monday September 25th from 2-4pm in the Faculty Club

Friday September 29th from 5-7pm in Spigel Hall

*Please note that by registering for this Community Action Project you are also committing to two full-days of training on September 23rd and September 30th at the Toronto Centre for Community Learning and Development (585 Dundas St E., Centre for Social Innovation Regent Park).

To register for the project please fill out the form below as well as the application form at (please indicate on the form that you are a UofT Mississauga Student:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHyNE_9XV-0mesrePAdpMvnkol7UUpsiPKXCbljSLYbgAypw/viewform