Mission: Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon cares for families of children whose health needs take them far from home and keeps families together in a home away from home, providing comfort, compassion, and a sense of community when they need it most.
About: Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada works with communities across the country to provide children with life threatening illnesses the opportunity to realize their most heartfelt wish. By creating unique, meaningful experiences, Children’s Wish enhances quality of life for these courageous children and their families.
About: A volunteer-based not-for-profit association in British Columbia. We are a voice and a support network for families and friends affected by drug use.
About: A one-stop youth centre that provides a wide range of social, health, education, employment, and life skills services to youth.
Mission: Develop and deliver life-affirming yoga programs to people who do not have access to these resources.
Mission: Canadian Blood Services operates Canada’s blood supply in a manner that gains the trust, commitment and confidence of all Canadians by providing a safe, secure, cost-effective, affordable and accessible supply of quality blood, blood products and their alternatives.
About: The Sunshine Foundation of Canada makes dreams come true for children living with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses. Our vision is that every Sunshine child lives their dream.
About: The Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) is a centre of excellence and network of supports for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families across the province. The PAFN is seeking volunteers to assist with many different fundraising and organizational projects.
About: At Opt we care about the healthy sexuality of all British Columbians. We offer sexual and reproductive health care, information, and education from a feminist, pro-choice, sex positive perspective. If you want reliable sexual health services and support provided non-judgmentally and confidentially, you've come to the right place. We strive to provide comprehensive education, accurate information, support for sexual expression and reproductive choice, and confidential clinical services that help British Columbians enjoy healthy sexuality throughout life.
Mission Statement: Canuck Place is a caring, innovative children’s hospice and community-based service that fully embraces the life of each child and family. They provide leadership in improving pediatric palliative care regionally, nationally and internationally through collaboration, education and research.
About: At the Providence Crosstown Clinic, we rise to the challenge of the epidemic of substance use by creating opportunities for care, advocacy and learning.
To find these courses go to UBC's course listings.
KIN 103: Active Health
KIN 284: Lifespan Motor Development
SPPH 200: Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations
SPPH 300: Working in International Health
SPPH 406: Aging from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
SPPH 411: Improving Public Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions
SPPH 410: Violence Across the Lifespan
SPPH 481A: Special Topics in Population and Public Health - DH RESRCH MTHODS
SPPH 481B: Special Topics in Population and Public Health - PUBLC HLTH ETHCS
SPPH 481C: Special Topics in Population and Public Health - PRISON HEALTH