There are many different ways to get involved!

As a Langara student, you have access to a wide variety of opportunities to get involved, develop new connections, learn new skills, build your resume and help make the Langara community a great place to be a part of.

Getting involved can mean many things. You can participate in a variety of student leadership and volunteer positions as well as gain work experience through a part-time on-campus job such as the Student Work Assistance Program (SWAP) or Work on Campus (WOC) or through a Co-op position (on or off-campus). 

We encourage you to choose the experience or program (s) that align with your interests, goals and time available.


Leadership and Volunteer Experience


Join the student volunteer community at Langara!

There are a variety of different on-campus volunteer programs available to you, where you can make new connections, learn new skills and gain experience while giving back to the community.  As a current Langara student, you can also apply to become a member of VOLT. As a member of VOLT, you can log your volunteer hours and work towards earning VOLT Recognition (includes a recognition certificate and a volunteer credit on your Continuing Studies transcript).

Langara is also home to a large number of student clubs that enhance student life on campus. 

Other opportunities: 


Volunteer Notetaking

  • If an instructor makes an announcement or emails the class requesting a volunteer notetaker, let the instructor know that you are interested.

LEAP volunteers

  • If you are registered in the Langara English for Academic Purposes (LEAP) program, you are encouraged to contact your instructor to find out if there are opportunities to volunteer at events or activities.

Global Experience


Workplace Experience 


Paid Work Experiences 

Student Work Assistance Program (SWAP) 

The Student Work Assistance Program (SWAP) provides a variety of on-campus paid employment for students who demonstrate financial need. SWAP students work in various capacities throughout the year up to a maximum of 100 hours each semester. For more information regarding the SWAP program and how to apply, please refer to the SWAP web page>>

SWAP roles can vary from term to term, but some past examples include, but are not limited to:
  • Peer Supported Learning (PSL)
  • Writing Centre Tutor
  • Engagement Kiosk Student Assistant
  • Hub Ambassador
  • GO Team Student Assistant
  • Student Engagement Event Assistant
  • Daycare support
  • Falcons Athletics Game Day Staff
  • Gymnasium attendant
  • Community Cupboard Support
  • Mental Health Initiatives Student Staff

Co-operative Education 

Co-operative Education is a time proven approach, used worldwide, for introducing employers to students in specialized fields of work. "Co-op" gives employers an opportunity to shape the development of potential employees by integrating full-time paid work within an academic program of study. Visit Co-op and Career Development here >>

Job and Volunteering Board 

The C3 (Co-op & Career Connector) Job Board is your entry point to jobs posted by Langara to all registered regular studies students. From the Langara login page, you will have access to part-time, full-time, temporary/summer, VOLT/volunteering off campus jobs. In addition, for those students registered in Co-operative Education you will also see your co-op job postings. Click here for more information >>.