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Get Involved

In the Faculty of Social Work we actively encourage our students to become involved with their communities through volunteering, participation in student societies, and membership with various social work associations. All of these provide invaluable experiences and learning opportunities that will undoubtedly help prepare our students for a career in human service.

Volunteer Experience

We strongly recommend that students have some prior volunteer experience in a helping setting before applying to be fully admitted to our social work programs. Not only does volunteering have a meaningful and positive impact on individuals and communities, but it also helps our students develop new skills and interests, attain a strong sense of achievement, and interact with a diverse range of people.

Mentorship Program

All BSW students are encouraged to consider taking part in the Mentorship Program through the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (SASW). As part of the program, students are paired with experienced registered social workers as a form of supportive networking aimed at strengthening professional identity.  Students have the opportunity to learn about specific areas of practice, populations, communities, professional development, self-care, practicum, graduate studies, etc