Get Involved!

Founders College Student Council is made up of multiple committees that are always looking for volunteers throughout the year to help carry out events. The two major committees are Social and Athletics. The Social Committee is responsible for hosting multiple events throughout the year such as coffee houses, movie nights, snakes & lattes etc. as well as holding charity events. Meanwhile, the Athletics Committee is responsible for providing Founders constituents with many sports team to participate and become a part of.

If you’d like further information on these committees please do not hesitate to contact our Vice President of Social Affairs, Nakyta Folkes, or our Vice President of Athletic Affairs, Samantha Lamantia,

Work opportunities at Founders

The Office of the College Head employs a number of students per academic year in the College Life at York (CLAY) program. The CLAY program provides on campus part-time job opportunities for eligible full-time York University students. These jobs are primarily available during the September to April academic session; although a limited number of jobs are also available in the Summer to students who will be continuing their studies in the following fall/winter term.

Advantages to students:
• Earn extra income to meet educational costs (tuition, mandatory fees, and textbooks)
• Gain valuable work experience and develop your professional skills
• Network with staff, faculty and College fellows

Through the CLAY program, paid opportunities are created for Founders students to work on campus and to encourage learning with faculty, staff and fellow students.

Volunteer opportunities at Founders

The Office of the College Head, located at 216 Founders College, takes student volunteers for a variety of events throughout the academic year. The list below will give you an idea of the type of initiatives for which we seek volunteers:
• Academic Orientation
• Conferences
• Founders College Book Sale
• Academic, Social & Cultural events
• Peer Mentoring Program throughout the year and a variety of other events and activities!!

Know that your support, time and energy are going towards activities and projects that are making a DIFFERENCE in student life at Founders!

We hope to see you around!