PLEASE NOTE: The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) volunteer program is suspended until further notice. The University of Saskatchewn (USask) campus is closed due to COVID-19. Although the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) is open for emergencies and urgent cases, the hospital cannot arrange to have non-essential personnel (including volunteers) on the university campus.
Volunteer Info Sessions
If you are an undergraduate student who is interested in volunteering at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre:
Please note that all prospective volunteers must attend an orientation meeting where policies, relevant paperwork, scheduling and general volunteer information will be discussed. The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre will host two orientation sessions on different dates during the fall. Meeting times and dates will be posted on the VMC website.
The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre annually offers volunteer programs in its Small Animal Clinic during two different sessions.
September to April (during academic year)
The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre offers volunteer opportunities to:
- students interested in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine
- students interested in the Veterinary Technology diploma program offered at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic
May to August
The WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre offers a high school volunteer program for Grade 12 students in supervised work programs who are interested in pursuing veterinary medicine as a career.
This annual program is organized in March and April through counsellors at local high schools.
For more information, email:
Director, Clinical Care
WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre