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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities


The Student Work and Service Program (SWASP), funded by the Provincial Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, was designed to reduce the debt load of student parents, and to offer a valuable work opportunity where learned skills could be put to use and new ones strengthened.

What does SWASP offer participants?

  1. A valuable work experience, applicable to their program of study and career objectives
  2. A tuition credit
  3. An opportunity to network; and to strengthen and develop skills
  4. Personal and professional development through workshops offered on resume, cover letter writing; interview tips; job search/networking; and more!

Who is eligible

Fall semester: funding is available to student parents enrolled at Memorial University.

Winter semester: funding is available to student parents enrolled at Memorial. (Should additional funding become available, this program will be available to non-parent students)

Spring Semester: Funding is available to both student parents and non-student parents (ie. ALL Memorial students are eligible)

Program Options:

Option A: 260 hours (full-time hours, only part-time students can apply);
$1400 tuition voucher, $1200 cash stipend
Non-Student parents can apply for this option only.

Option B:
100 hours (part-time hours, part-time and full-time students can apply);
$1200 tuition voucher OR $750 tuition voucher, $450 cash stipend.


 SWASP Positions


MUCEP Job Opportunities

Eligibility Requirements:
  1. I am an undergraduate student.
  2. I am registered in at least 3 credit courses during the Winter 2014 semester (if I drop a course, I am no longer eligible for a MUCEP position).
  3. I have a 60% or above CUMULATIVE AVERAGE or a 60% or above average in my LAST 10 COURSES. (As a first year student, you have attained a 60% cumulative average because of the admission average)
  4. I will not work more than 80 MUCEP hours this semester. I will complete only one of the following options during this semester:
    • one 80 hour position ($1053)
    • one 40 hour position ($527)
    • two 40 hour positions ($527 each)


  • Bursar's Office Assistant

    Job Description:

    Updating travel database, rolling coin, photocopy, filing and other office duties as required.​

    Contact Name: Jim Brown
    Contact Phone: X6256
    Contact Email:
  • Peer Tutors

    Job Description:

    Assist students with course-specific content; lead small group discussions; develop resource materials for work with students; report statistics to supervisor; refer to appropriate resources.​

    Contact Name: Lorna Payne
    Contact Phone: X6268
    Contact Email:

Volunteer Opportunities

On-Campus Volunteer Opportunities

Click on the underlined, highlighted organizations for additional information.
Organization Name Contact Information
GCSU Clubs and Societies Matthew Brockel 637-6200, ext. 6169
Grenfell Campus Student Food Bank Nicole Newell/Shanda Williams Nicole: 639-2590 (
Shanda: 639-6252 (
Student Services Debbie Janes 637-6232

Community Volunteer Opportunities

Click on the underlined, highlighted organizations for additional information.
Organization Website Contact Information
Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Barbara Kennedy
The Arthritis Society Steve Keats
Atlanti-Con Science Fiction Festival Jeff Keeping
Twitter: @atlanti_con
Canadian Cancer Society Krista King
Canadian Diabetes Association Timothy Humphries
709-754-0953, ext. 22
Canadian National Institute of the Blind Dinah Durnford (
Donna Byrne (
Canadian Red Cross Judy Bond
Corner Brook Museum and Archives George French
Corner Brook Status of Women Council Paula Sheppard-Thibeau
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada Kathy Power
709-579-3700 or 1-800-563-4843
WestRock Community Centre Steve Huxter
709-634-4077 Ext. 2
Easter Seals of Newfoundland and Labrador Jeff Young
Family Outreach Resource Centre   Bonnie Randell
Food Bank Network   Joy Connors
Girl Guides of Canada Linda Holwell-Tibbo
Junior Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Shawn Adams
Kids Eat Smart Clubs Kailey Pauls
NL Laubach Literacy Council Margie Lewis
VON Corner Brook Branch Debbie Lewis
Elaine Fost
Western Memorial Regional Hospital Shelley Blackler
The following list of organizations may or may not currently have volunteer opportunities in the Corner Brook area. Please contact them directly for more information.
Amnesty International John Fleming
Canadian Parents for French NL Patricia Edwards
Humber Community YMCA Lisa Osmond
MADD Canada Karen Foley
NL Special Olympics Hope Wiseman
Places of Worship
Various places of worship in Corner Brook. Click here for contact information.
Rogers Television Amy Joy
Schools – Elementary and Secondary
Various elementary and secondary schools in Corner Brook. Click here for contact information.
Senior’s Homes/Service
Various senior’s homes in Corner Brook. Click here for contact information.
St. John Ambulance Brigade Todd Warren

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Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

20 University Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4

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Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

PO Box 2000
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9

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