Student Experience Office

Student Experience Office


Student Experience Office

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Community Partners

Queen’s Cares wouldn't be possible without our local community partners. Organizations around Kingston welcome us to their spaces and communities. Students work with these partners to address a number of topics and needs within the community.

The Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area provides a safe place in a caring environment that offers a variety of programs which contribute to healthy child development. They offer sports, recreation, arts, social, educational, homework, leadership and other programs in Kingston, Ontario. All programs are offered at a low cost to members. They also provide free nutritious meals to members every night. The staff and numerous volunteers serve as role models for children.

KEYS Job Centre

As a community-based organization serving a diverse population, KEYS provides counselling to help reduce the stress of unemployment, while continuing to provide the basic tools needed to succeed in one’s chosen career. KEYS is committed to serving all vulnerable members of the community and ensures that everyone in the community gets the support they need to fulfill their life goals. Today they have programs and services for adults, youth and students, persons with disabilities and newcomers to Canada.

Focus Forward

Focus Forward’s mission is to collaborate with Indigenous communities across Canada to improve the overall quality of life by empowering their youth through applied focus programs that give back to the community. They aren’t trying to provide just any opportunity – they facilitate life changing programs that aim to make an immediate impact on the youth and their communities.

Art the Science

Art the Science is a Canadian not-for-profit organization committed to celebrating the connections between art and science. Art the Science facilitates cross-disciplinary relationships between artists and scientists with a goal of fostering Canadian science-art culture. In doing so, they aim to advance scientific knowledge communication to benefit the public, while providing opportunities for artists to exhibit their work in unconventional and technologically innovative ways.

Joe's Mill

The Mill's lending and teaching program fosters music appreciation, knowledge, community enrichment and provides opportunities for youth and adults to meet their full potential. The lending library has over 1000 instruments and resources including guitars, keyboards, drums, horns, violins, percussion, amplifiers, exotic instruments, sheet music, and much more – and they’re all available to borrow free of charge.

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board serves over 11,000 students in 32 elementary schools, 5 secondary schools and 5 adult learning sites. Ensuring an education that is equitable and inclusive, the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board strengthens our the Educational System through the Pillars of Discipleship, Scholarship and Stewardship.

Kingston Frontenac Public Library

The Kingston Public Library serves a population of over 100,000 at 16 branches. Patrons can explore the library’s fascinating collections, with digital resources available online 24/7 and thousands of items available for borrowing. They can also attend hundreds of programs that encourage curiosity, develop literacy, inspire discussion and entertain.