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Finding ways to give back at George Brown

Alumni Relations believes that interested and engaged alumni are vital members of the George Brown community and we work towards providing alumni with valuable engagement opportunities that are designed to help you stay connected, expand your networks, and get involved. Alumni Relations offers a variety of activities that we are constantly growing to complement your success, talents and interests.

View available opportunities below.

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The promise of a real-world education that will lead them directly to meaningful employment is exactly what students want at George Brown - to succeed, they need your help. If you'd like to make a donation, visit the George Brown College Foundation to find out how.

Available opportunities


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Our volunteer programs strengthen your commitment to the college and meet your diverse personal and professional interests. We encourage you to give your time and talent to make George Brown College even stronger. Many of the opportunities help our alumni to gain exposure and profile within their profession and within the community and they provide a gratifying and mutually beneficial way to “give back”.

The Alumni Relations mandate is to provide alumni with professional development opportunities, benefits, and services that improve their lives and enhance the relationships that our graduates have with the college. Alumni volunteers are instrumental in fulfilling that mandate. Alumni volunteers provide their expertise on specific topics and issues, sit on a variety of committees, are highlighted in college marketing and generously give their time for alumni-related events.

Some benefits of volunteering with George Brown College Alumni Relations include:
  • Opportunity to network with fellow George Brown College alumni
  • Develop and enhance your professional skills
  • Opportunity for personal growth
Participate as an alumni volunteer in the following ways:
  • Mentor a Student or Graduate: Help equip tomorrow’s leaders for great careers by sharing your expertise.
  • Program Advisory Committee: Leverage your leadership skills to shape George Brown’s educational excellence.
  • Marketing and Communication Initiatives: Being featured in George Brown marketing materials through testimonials, grad success stories, and videos.
  • Guest Speaking: As part of alumni panels and class visits.

We thank you for your interest in volunteering with George Brown College. Please note that only verified alumni will be contacted.

All alumni volunteers are encouraged to be part of the Alumni Group onLinkedIn, ‘Like’ ourFacebook pageand register to become active onGeorge Brown’s Ten Thousand Coffees.


George Brown has partnered withTen Thousand Coffees, a digital platform that links George Brown students with George Brown alumni over coffee, by phone or online. Get real advice from a real person with life or work experience you’re curious about. Ten Thousand Coffees George Brown Connect Café features alumni who want to help students and fellow alumni looking for encouragement and guidance around their career exploration. If you're interested in continuing your mentoring journey and becoming a mentor or mentee, we encourage you to register on the Ten Thousand Coffee platform.

What will you get from the program as an alumni industry expert?
  • Help students and recent graduates with their career exploration
  • Share your insights and experience with those interested in your career path
  • It’s a sociable way to give back to the GBC community.
What will you get from the program as a recent graduate?
  • Gain a better understanding of what careers are available with your degree
  • Develop your networking and communications skills through real world practice
  • Build your network of other George Brown College students and alumni based on their industry and interests
How does George Brown Connect Café work?
  • You’ll receive a monthly introduction to a student or fellow alumni based on your interests and goals
  • Suggest a time to chat, inperson at a coffee shop or online from the comfort of your home, to share your advice and experience
  • Once you join, all introductions are sent directly to your inbox, so you don’t need to use another tool!