MCYU in the City Facilitator


Develop your ability to turn complex concepts into engaging and interesting educational material and enhance your communication skills through hands-on learning. This opportunity will require you to attend a community engagement and curriculum development training sessions. Click here for more information.


Information Sessions

Date: Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Location: Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning (MDCL) – Room 3023

Session One: 1:30pm-2:30pm

Session Two: 6:30pm-7:30pm


         Date: Monday, September 11th, 2017           

Location: Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning (MDCL) Room 3023

Session 1: 1:30pm-2:30pm

Session 2: 6:30pm-7:30pm

To Register for information session, CLICK HERE

Bootcamp Training 

Saturday September 16, 2017

(9:00am – 3:30pm)

T13 Room 127


Saturday September 23, 2017

(9:00am – 1:30pm)

T13 Room 127

To Register for Bootcamp, CLICK HERE


The McMaster Children and Youth University program accepts volunteers from all Faculties across the University. We also accept staff as well as student volunteers.  Furthermore we also welcome volunteers from the general community. Since our programming covers a broad range of programs, expertise in a specific subject area is not required.  There are three program areas where we accept volunteers.


Lecture Host


Interact with our families and assist with registration and seating at our monthly lectures. We average more than 300 guests per lecture. Volunteers assist with managing our registration and tracking of our learning passport program. Volunteers are also needed to assist with parking and guiding our guests to the lecture venue. This opportunity requires a maximum of 3 hours per month.

MCYU Promotional Researcher


Enhance your communication and marketing skills developing on-line blogs and social media messaging to engage youth and their families. This opportunity involves researching and populating our website and social media messages with interesting facts and links associated with our programming. This position requires individual who are curious, independent workers and innovative thinkers as well as time commitment of 3 hrs per week. You will be required to attend MCYU events and drive the public discussion related to that event. There are a limited number of positions available for this opportunity.


If you have any questions or are interested in having MCYU at a place near you, feel free to contact us