Alternative Reading Week - Participant Registration

Alternative Reading Week. Two students working on a project.

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Alternative Reading Week (ARW) is a 3-day initiative for students to volunteer with small teams on projects that revolve around the needs of different organizations in the community.ARW gives students the opportunity to learn more about, and understand issues within the community.

By participating in ARW you will:

  • Gain hands on experience in a field you are passionate about

  • Meet like-minded individuals and network with people within the industry

  • Participate in a project from start to finish and develop skills along the way

  • Be a leader within the community

  • Add to your Co-Curricular Record

  • Gain perspective on community engagement, leadership and social change

  • Create memories that will define your university experience

​Registration now open!

  • Registration now open!
  • Registration Closes: January 18th at 4:00pm 
  • Sign up for projects by January 31st at 5:00pm 
  • Participants must attend a Volunteer Training Session before they can sign up for an ARW Project
  • Participate in the experience: February 19th, 20th, & 21st 2019
  • Attend the "Thank you" celebration (date TBD)
  • Complete an online reflection survey
  • Add the experience to your Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

ARW Community Partners

City of Mississauga (South Common Community Centre)

The DAM Youth Drop-in Centre

Caledon-Dufferin Victim Services

Eden Food for Change

Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs

Max's Big Ride

Let's Get Together

Peel HIV/AIDS Network

Safe City Mississauga

St. Rose of Lima School

This experience is approved on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR)! Links to the ccr website.
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