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Experience Education manages the coop, practicum, and internship programs for schools in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal.

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What is a Voluntern placement like?

Robert Jago

Voluntern is a term we use at Experience Education to describe volunteering for international students. Unlike other types of casual one-off volunteering, Voluntern is structured, full-time work in one of two settings, and in 3 different broadly drawn categories of fields. It is hands-on meaningful work, where the Voluntern student contributes to the community while also building their skills set and improving their language. We have many students on Voluntern placements, and this week paid a visit to one who is doing a wildlife placement: