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Volunteers make VIU ElderCollege a success

Get Involved by volunteering your time as an instructor, a Committee Member, a member of the Board of Management, or a volunteer in other support roles. Read the Strategic Plan to find out more about what the Board of Management does.

Complete a Course Proposal Form to submit your course idea.

VIU ElderCollege instructors enjoy:

  • Interested and interesting students
  • Lively classes, sometimes with over 1000 years of life experience
  • An enthusiastic and participatory environment
  • 12 hours of teaching, rather than a full semester
  • No exams or assignments to grade
  • Invitations to special events
  • Complimentary VIU ElderCollege membership and a free ElderCollege course for each course taught
  • VIU library card
  • ElderCollege instructors do not need previous teaching experience, they just need to love their topic and be able to communicate it well to their students!

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