You don’t have to be an inclusive education major to volunteer with the UP Program. Any WCU student interested in volunteering can get connected with our UP Program extended family. We work hard to accommodate your available volunteer hours and provide you with training, memorable experiences and friendships to last a lifetime.
What Do Volunteers Do?
Volunteers (also known as unpaid natural supports) are a big part of what makes the UP Program so great! An interested volunteer is trained by WCU students serving as paid natural supports and UP Program personnel. Here are several ways you can volunteer to support UP students:
If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the UP Volunteer Survey. Once this is completed and reviewed, a UP staff member will contact you for an upcoming UP Orientation Training so you can get started.