Volunteer and Employment Opportunities




The GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre is seeking volunteers for their ABI Outpatient program. If you are interested in applying, please follow the steps below:

1.  www.vch.ca
2.  Click- Get Involved, then
3.  Volunteer
4.  VCH Acute Services (In the category of Placement, they should ‘X’  Other and indicate Speech-language Pathology, as it is not currently a printed option.

OR  you can contact Barb Boman, the volunteer coordinator at GF Strong at barb.boman@vch.ca

The application deadline is August 1, 2019.

A three hour orientation for volunteers who have had their applications accepted will be held at the end of August or beginning of September.  Specific details will be provided by the Volunteer Coordinator at a later date.



The UBC West African Vowel research group is currently working on Dàgáárè, a Gur, Niger-Congo language that is spoken in Ghana. This project is part of a bigger project on West African Vowel Systems. If you are interested in linguistic research, this is an opportunity for you. You can work with the group as a research volunteer. As part of your duties, you will be required to annotate some audio-visual files. To do this, you will be trained on how to use ELAN, a linguistic tool for annotation and data management. To sign up as a volunteer, please contact Douglas Pulleyblank atdouglas.pulleyblank@ubc.ca.


VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH:  Find out more about getting involved.



A family in South Burnaby is looking for someone to implement a home program designed by an SLP for their their son (grade 4/5). The commitment is one hour per week. Meetings with their son will take place at a local library or other public place in South Burnaby.

This is a paid position. Compensation is based on experience. Three references are required (2 work + one other, eg. volunteer). Previous experience working with children is preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Ms. Gill at Jah151114@gmail.com.


Please note that we also have a form you can fill out to register that you are interested in research opportunities within the Department of Linguistics.