Types of Activities Homepage / Student Services / LEAP Program / Types of Activities How does it work? Types of Activities Community Engagement LEAP 2021-2022 Schedule and Deadlines How to get involved? Request to have a new position recognized LEAP Stamp of Approval Validators: role and instructions Frequently Asked Questions Contact Us Types of Activities What types of activities are recognized by the program? There are a multitude of activities and positions that are eligible for recognition, including leadership positions, student jobs on-campus, extracurricular activities (clubs/groups memberships), volunteer work on and off-campus, and participation in professional development opportunities (internships, attendance to workshops or conferences that are not for academic credits). The program constantly evolves with the addition of new activities and initiatives! View the current opportunities listed in the database: LEAP Activities Directory. Types of Activities By type of involvement: 1. Leadership Roles Includes positions of leadership within different groups, clubs or organizations on-campus. Each group/organization sets the specific requirements to obtain LEAP recognition. E.g. Club Representatives, Co-Leads, Chairs, Presidents, Coordinators, Team Captains, etc. 2. Student Work Experience Includes paid positions on-campus. The activity will be validated by the immediate supervisor. E.g. Resident Assistants, Student Safety, Student Ambassadors, Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Note Takers, Instructors (recreational activities), etc. 3. Extracurricular Activities Includes SRC Club memberships, Varsity Athletics, participation in university committees, event planning committees and other recognized groups on-campus. Each group/organization sets the specific requirements to obtain LEAP recognition. 4. Community Engagement: Volunteering on/off-campus Includes volunteer work on-campus or off-campus in Lennoxville and Sherbrooke. See section: Community Engagement. 5. Training and Development Includes participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, competitions, internships and other activities that are not for academic credits. Requirements: Actively participates for minimum 6 hours per semester in an activity that provides growth, improvement, reflection on a skill set, and experiential learning experience. 6. Awards and Recognition Includes formal non-academic awards and recognition given by the University, or another on-campus organization, such as the SRC. E.g. Golden Mitre, Leadership Awards, Residence Life Awards, Purple Letter Award, Athletic Awards, etc. Categories In the LEAP Activities Directory, the current activities are grouped as follows: Categories by group, department, or organization: Academic Department Includes: All Academic Departments (for activities that are not for academic credits). Athletics and Recreation Includes: Varsity Teams, jobs as instructors, etc. Awards and Recognition Includes: Formal Non-Academic Awards/Recognition by the University. Campus Services Includes: University Departments (Recruitment, Security, Residences, etc.). Community Engagement Includes: Volunteer work off campus/community service. Events Includes: Members of planning committees for various events on-campus. Training and Development Includes: Participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, competitions, internships and other activities that are not for academic credits. Other Groups/Organizations Includes: Non-SRC Clubs membership. Student Clubs (SRC) Includes: Registered SRC Clubs membership. Student Governance (SRC) Includes: Roles within the SRC/Student Government. University Governance Includes: Participation in University committees. What types of activities are not accepted? Activities from previous academic years will not be accepted. Activities are only accepted for the CURRENT academic year. Activities submitted after the deadline. Activities linked directly or indirectly to academic credit are not accepted. Example: an academic/course project or event that requires participation of volunteers for it to be successful. The student organizer and the volunteers cannot get LEAP recognition when such activity, project or event is for academic credit or class participation points. Volunteer work outside the Lennoxville or Sherbrooke communities or international volunteer work. Jobs off-campus. Activities that cannot be validated will have to be declined.