FAQ

Session Schedule

  • When does SVCC hold its sessions?

    SVCC operates on a trimester system, holding sessions in the Fall (late September to early December), Winter (late January to early April), and Spring and Summer (late May to end of July). Sessions are held every Saturday during the semester from 10:00am to 12:00pm in various classrooms inside Education Building at the University of Alberta.

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Sessions

  • What sessions are offered?

    As of Session 103 (FALL 2014), SVCC is pleased to be offering Korean, French, Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Spanish. Session levels tend to vary according to volunteer instructor availability. Be sure to check our Sessions page before each semester for session availability.

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Session Registration

  • How do I register for sessions with SVCC?
    • There will be NO PRE-REGISTRATION this Winter 2015 semester. Regular registration will occur on the day of the first session, January 24th, beginning at 9:30 am in the Education cafeteria. Sessions will begin promptly after at 10 am.
  • I missed the first session, can I still register?

    Yes, you will still be able to register for sessions in the Education cafeteria, during regular session times until February 21st.

  • Is registration available on days other than Saturday?  

    Unfortunately not, but please to email us for other arrangements!

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Volunteering

  • I want to be part of SVCC. How do I apply?

    Great! We are always in need of dedicated volunteers like you to keep SVCC going. To apply, please visit our Volunteer page for eligibility and other information.

  • I want to be part of SVCC. How do I apply?

    In addition to the respective language group facilitators, SVCC is also comprised of several administrative departments including:

    -the Executive Committee

    -the Administrative Committee

    -the Finance Committee

    -the External/Marketing Committee

    If there is a particular department you would like to volunteer for, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will try our best to place you in your preferred department.

    If would like to volunteer for SVCC, but have no committee preference, consider becoming a general volunteer. General volunteers assist wherever help is needed and are able to experience all of SVCC’s deparments.

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    Conduct

    • What is expected of SVCC volunteers?

      As SVCC is a place to learn, grow, and serve the community (and to enjoy Saturday mornings, of course), so we ask that volunteers be punctual, team players, honest, and most of all, energetic! .

    • What is expected of SVCC participants?

      Participating language sessions at SVCC is meant to be a fun, mind-opening, and fulfilling experience for everyone involved. With this in mind, we ask that participants be respectful of their fellow mates, group facilitators, and other SVCC volunteers.

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