Looking for a way to get involved on campus?
There are plenty of clubs, associations and events for you to get involved with.
Applied Health Sciences Endowment Fund (AHSEF)
The AHSEF Board of Directors is responsible for the termly operations of the endowment fund including raising awareness, promoting submission deadlines, and voting on which proposals receive funding. There are a variety of roles available within AHSEF each term (including spring). Learn more by visiting the AHSEF website.
Applied Health Sciences Undergraduate Members (AHSUM)
AHSUM is the student society that serves AHS undergraduate students. They run events, offer academic services and operate to represent the AHS student body at various committee meetings across campus. There are a variety of roles available within AHSUM. Elections occur each winter term with by-elections to fill vacant positions on a termly basis.
Learn more by visiting the AHSUM website.
weCONNECTu is the AHS Peer Mentorship program run by students for students. Services offered by weCONNECTu mentors (student volunteers) include study sessions, workshops, and one-to-one peer mentoring for new students.
Recruitment occurs between the winter and spring terms. Interested students should monitor the leads website during the winter term for applications.
To learn more about the mentorship program, visit the weCONNECTu website.
Grad Formal Committee
Each year, AHS students plan a grad formal to celebrate the graduating class. The Grad Formal Committee forms around October to November each year and AHS students from all years can be on the committee.
Interested students should email the Student Relations Officer during the fall term.
AHS Waterloo Orientation Team
The Waterloo Orientation Team members are responsible for the planning and execution of First-Year Orientation. This is a senior leadership position and Orientation experience is strongly recommended. Hiring takes place in the fall term. Interested students should monitor the Leads website for application information.
AHS Orientation Leaders
Orientation week is a fantastic way to meet other students and help welcome new students to Applied Health Sciences. Applications for Orientation Leaders typically open up in December every year on Leads.
WUSA Clubs and Societies
There are hundreds of clubs and societies on campus for you to explore. See the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) webite for the clubs listing.
Volunteer for the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Centre for Community, Clinical and Applied Research Excellence (CCCARE)
CCCARE offers a variety of fitness programs serving many populations within our community. Volunteer recruitment occurs between the winter and spring term for the following school year. To learn more, please email UW Fitness staff or visit the CCCARE website.
CCCARE volunteer opportunities:
Student trainers are essential volunteers of the UWaterloo Athletic Therapy clinic and Interuniversity Sport. Responsibilities include immediate injury assessment and care; pre-event taping, wrapping, and stretching; and athlete injury prevention. Interested applicants will need to complete the application form and submit a resume.
AHS Undergraduate Recruitment
AHS Ambassador team
AHS Ambassadors are responsible for representing their program and faculty at recruitment open houses, events, and initiatives. Individuals in this role interact with prospective undergraduate students to provide them with personal, engaging, informational, and positive connections to their program(s) of interest, AHS, and the University of Waterloo.
Volunteer recruitment occurs between the winter and spring terms.
To learn more, visit the Become an AHS Ambassador page.
Current AHS undergraduate students are always needed to help out at open houses for future undergraduate students. Open houses are typically held on a Saturday and there are four opportunities throughout the year: early November, mid March, late May, and at a welcome event for new students in July.
Our next open house is on Saturday, May 23. Check back in late April for a link to the volunteer signup form.