Make Community Connections! Reading Week Projects for Land and Food Systems students Looking for a break from the books this Reading Break? A 3-day project with an elementary school or non-profit organization can enable you to work in group settings, learn more about community issues, apply your academics in the real world, building lasting connections, and make a difference.
Projects are between February 20th – 24th, and there is a placement to match your interests and career goals.
Projects that are still looking for students:
- Mount Pleasant Elementary – Support young students with various creative projects, like creating a photography display. This 3 day project will be a fun experience for anybody looking to pursue teaching, planning, or just interested in a creative break from the lecture hall!
- Thunderbird Elementary – Teach and engage elementary students around difference science concepts, with a focus on physics, earth, and space! This 3 day project aims to foster positive relationships with elementary and UBC students through fun, hands-on activities.
- Queen Alexandra – Explore culture and diversity through project based learning with elementary school students! This 3 day project will allow you to guide young students with designing activities and projects related to culture and society, Aboriginal culture, and social justice.
- Florence Nightingale Elementary – Facilitate hands-on science activities with Nightingale students! This 3 day project will allow you to have the chance to foster healthy relationships with the students and demonstrate their limitless possibilities for the future.
Students can find out more and register at students.ubc.ca/reading-week .
**EXTENDED** deadline to apply is this Friday, February 10th at noon.