National Volunteer Week

A Message of Gratitude from the Interim Vice-President, External Relations:

“The Value of One, The Power of Many" reflects on the inspiring acts of kindness and generosity when we work together towards a common purpose. On behalf of Lakehead University, we offer you our sincere gratitude for investing your time and talent for the betterment of our students, and Lakehead.

This week we celebrate You - our dedicated and passionate volunteers.  Thank you for believing in our mission, and for all your efforts to ensure our students' success in achieving the exceptional and unconventional.

Take care and be well,
Ann Brandt
Interim Vice President, External Relations

Lakehead 's Our Volunteers

Ottawa Chapter President, Alumni Association Board of Directors

“I enjoy playing a small role in maintaining the sense of community that is fostered at Lakehead. Connecting and reconnecting Lakehead alumni outside of the campuses is very rewarding.”

1st Year Student, BEd’25 Future Bora Laskin Faculty of Law student

“Lakehead University has allowed me to broaden my networking opportunities and develop strong connections with faculty who have helped me develop as I pursue my academic goals. I look forward to dedicating more of my time to helping Lakehead in the future!”

Student/Alumni appreciation event volunteer, Ontario Universities Fair (OUF) volunteer

“Volunteering for the Alumni Association is important to me because it provides me with an opportunity to give back to University. Helping others has always been a passion for me.”

Calgary Chapter President, Alumni Ambassador Alumni Honour Award Winner (2008)

“Volunteering is a great way to give back to the Lakehead community. It allows me to share memories with fellow alumni and connect with the students of today. It allows me to remain an active part of Lakehead.”

Alumni Association Vice-President, Convocation Marshall (Thunder Bay & Orillia), Ontario Universities Fair (OUF) volunteer Guest Speaker

“I wouldn’t be where I am today if it were not for the volunteering opportunities I have had. Giving my time is my way of showing gratitude to those who helped me get to where I am today.”

Alumni Association Board of Directors, Lakehead Achievement Program, Lakehead University Office of Indigenous Initiatives

“I volunteer to give back, make an impact, make meaningful connections, gain perspective and to inspire (and be inspired!)”