Student Opportunities - Community

Previously Hosted Students - Community  
  • AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador: Promoting the prevention of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C, as well as supporting those living with either disorder. Connections with the Department of Psychology, the Faculty of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, and the School of Social Work. Contact: 709-579-8656.
  • Association for New Canadians: Provide support to newcomers and help them integrate to Newfoundland and Labrador. Connections with the Department of Political Science, the Faculty of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, Student Life, and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: 709-722-9680 (local) or 1-833-222-0921 (toll-free).
  • Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: Raising awareness about autism spectrum disorders, as well as advocating for and supporting those living with an autism spectrum disorder. Connections with the School of Social Work, Student Life, and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: info@autism.nf.net, 709-722-2803.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada: Aim to meet the needs of young people in Newfoundland and Labrador and nationally. Connections with the Faculty of Medicine and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: 709-579-0181 (St. John's).
  • Canadian Cancer Society: Raising awareness about cancer, as well as advocating for and supporting Canadians with cancer or with a history of cancer. Connections with the Faculty of Medicine and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact:
  • Canadian Red Cross: Provides support to those in need through services relating to health, food security, and social inclusion. Connections with the Faculty of Medicine and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: 709-758-8400 (NL Provincial Office).
  • Choices for Youth: Supporting youth in the community with a focus on hard to reach populations like homeless youth. Connections with the Department of Political Science, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact:
  • Collective Interchange: Co-operative organization that addresses needs in the non-profit sector. Host site for summer student jobs. Contact: collectiveinterchange@gmail.com, 709-691-1215. 
  • Community Centre Alliance: Partnership of community centres helping better provide support in the St. John's area. Contact: contact@ccanl.ca, 709-753-5670.
  • Community Employment Collaboration: Supporting job seekers in securing a job, employers in hiring employees, and career practitioners in networking with other practitioners and developing professionally. Connections with the Department of English, the Department of Political Science, the Department of Psychology, and the Faculty of Medicine. Contact: Elayne Greeley (Partnership Broker) - elayne@employmentcollaboration.ca, 709-765-2182.
  • Community Youth Network (CYN): Providing support to youth experiencing barriers (e. g. poverty), 34 in the province. 
    • Thrive CYN: St. John's, connections with the Department of Political Science and the Faculty of Medicine. Contact: info@thrivecyn.ca, 709-754-0536.
  • Food First NL: Ensuring access to healthy food for all of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador. Connections with the Department of Political Science, the Department of Psychology, and the Faculty of Medicine. Contact: info@foodfirstnl.ca, 709-237-4026.
  • The Gathering Place: Support centre in St. John’s for those dealing with homelessness, mental illness, addiction, poverty, etc. Connections with the Faculty of Medicine and Student Life. Contact: info@gatheringstjohns.ca, 709-753-3234.
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation: Promoting health, raising awareness about heart disease and stroke, and supporting those with a history of heart disease and/or stroke. Connections with the Faculty of Medicine and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: 709-753-8521 (local) or 1-888-473-4636 (toll-free).
  • The John Howard Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: Providing support to ex-offenders to help them reintegrate into society. Connections with the Department of Political Science and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: info@jhsnl.ca, 709-726-5500.
  • Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador: Representing the interests of the 276 provincial municipalities. Connections with the Department of Political Science. Contact: 709-753-6820 (local) or 1-800-440-6536 (toll-free).
  • The Murphy Centre: Support in achieving one's educational and employment goals. Connections with the Department of Political Science and the Faculty of Medicine. Contact: academics@murphycentre.ca (Education Services), careerservices@murphycentre.ca (Employment Services), 709-579-6606.
  • The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour: Represents NL unions and workers and advocates for their rights. Connected with the Department of Political Science. Contact: fed@nlfl.nf.ca, 709-754-1660.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Housing & Homelessness Network: Raising awareness about issues relating to housing and homelessness, as well as striving to address these issues. Connections with the Department of Psychology. Contact: info@nlhhn.org, 709-722-1030.
  • Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Council (RIAC): Providing support to newcomers and promoting multiculturalism in the province. Connections with the Department of Political Science, the School of Social Work, and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: 709-754-4122.
  • SafetyNL: Promoting safe practices on the roads, in the workplace, and in the community. Connections with the Faculty of Medicine. Contact: info@safetyservicesnl.ca, 709-754-0210 (local) or 1-877-754-0210 (toll-free).
  • Stella's Circle: Helping those experiencing barriers find support, housing, and/or employment. Connections with the Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Music, and the School of Social Work. Contact: info@StellasCircle.ca, 709-738-8390. 
  • The Vera Perlin Society: Providing support to those with developmental disabilities in the St. John's area. Connections with the Department of Political Science and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: 709-739-6017, veraperlinsociety@nfld.net.
  • Waypoints: Providing support to children, youth, and families in terms of education, employment, health, housing, and social inclusion. Connected to the School of Social Work. Contact: Rick Kelly (Executive Director) - rickkelly@waypointsnl.ca, 709-368-6390; Hugo McCarthy (Project Manager) - 709-738-3255.
  • Women's Economic Council: National organization supporting the success of women. Host site for summer student jobs. Contact: info@WomensEconomicCouncil.ca, 1-800-584-0252.
  • YMCA: International charity involved in supporting communities, promoting health, volunteering, etc. Connections with the Department of Psychology and the Student Volunteer Bureau. Contact: info@nl.ymca.ca, 709-726-9622.
Previously Hosted Students - Government 
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Contact

Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000