Volunteer Positions

With the Association:

Rotary Career Symposium Volunteers are needed to assist in staffing an Association booth and promoting engineering and geoscience at The Rotary Career Symposium held on Monday, March 11, to Wednesday, March 13 at the RBC Convention Centre. The Rotary Career Symposium provides a dynamic venue where students and adults gain valuable information about various education and employment options available in Manitoba, Canada, and even internationally. [details]
Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW)
- Multiple Positions
March is National Engineering Month, and here in Manitoba PEGW is held to promote engineering and geoscience as career choices, celebrate engineering and geoscience within our province, and to draw attention to the vital role that engineering and geoscience play in our daily lives. This year, PEGW will be recognized from March 3 to March 10 with events taking place on Sunday March 3 and Wednesday, March 6 - Sunday March 10 at Amber Trails Community School, Bruce Middle School, and Kildonan Place Mall.

Volunteers play a vital role in the success of this week and are needed for such events as the Spaghetti Bridge Competition, Association Booth and Children's Activities. Please review the call for volunteers for full details and times that volunteers are needed. [details]
Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE) Task 2 Working Group The Association's Sustainable Development Task Group and Manitoba Sustainable Development have partnered on a proposal submission requesting funding from Natural Resources Canada to establish a BRACE program within Manitoba. By providing training to engineers, planners, architects and other infrastructure professionals, BRACE will build capacity within and across targeted sectors and regions to build for climate change resilience and adapt to climate change. The BRACE Task 2 Working Group will help to plan, develop, and deliver a curriculum of courses to provide awareness, knowledge, and tools necessary to assess and mitigate climate change risk in engineering and geoscientific disciplines and areas of responsibility.

The task group is seeking 5-7 volunteers; P.Eng.'s, P.Geo.'s, and Engineering and Geoscience Interns with knowledge, education, and/or experience in the methods and requirements to achieve climate resilient infrastructure. Please see the full call for volunteers for further details. [details]
Engineers Fight Cancer As part of the legacy of the Association's upcoming centennial, Engineers Fight Cancer is a new task group that is looking for members who are interested in organizing and staging fundraising events, all in an effort to spread the awareness of the programs and services that CancerCare Manitoba offers to support those fighting cancer in our community. [details]
Association Committees Committees cover a wide variety of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba functions. If a committee is looking to fill a specific vacancy they will post an item on this page.
Association Chapters Arrange special events and professional development opportunities. In addition to Winnipeg chapters, there are 4 regional ones. Contact a chapter to apply.

Other Volunteering Opportunities

Refer to each organization's website for the most current information:

Canadian Executive Services Organization (CESO) Seeking professional Engineers with an ISO / Quality Management & Manufacturing background to provide consulting experience to client businesses and organizations in developing nations, new free markets, and Canadian Aboriginal communities.
Commitment: Approx. 1-3 weeks per assignment.
Compensation: We pay all assignment related expenses and insurance.
Engineers Without Borders Help developing communities help themselves, such as provide them with cleaner water and access to useful technology.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Winnipeg Section Network with peers and learn new technical skills by joining the world's leading professional association for technological advancement. The Winnipeg section includes Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario.
International HOPE Canada Inc. All are welcome to refurbish medical equipment on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. This equipment will be shipped internationally, wherever it's needed.
Junior Achievement of Manitoba Seeking professionals to help high school students undertake entrepreneurial projects. Consider volunteering for a specific Junior Achievement program, such as the Company Program.
Manitoba Schools' Science Symposium To keep this familiar and fun educational event running, join the Symposium's Board of Directors or planning committee.
Public Policy Forum (PPF) Improve the Canadian government by improving communication between public, private, and voluntary sectors. The PPF is independent and not-for-profit.
Tetra Society of North America Develop devices to help people with disabilities.
International Centre for Technical & Vocational Education & Training (UNEVOC) Help Member States of the United Nations develop practices and policies to make sure their education systems match the needs of the working world.
Volunteer Canada Increase volunteerism and civic participation by contributing to ongoing programs, special projects, and national initiatives.
Volunteer Manitoba Strengthen communities by working with all kinds of partners, including government, researchers, and businesses, to name a few.
Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce By increasing the Chamber's membership and by sharing any ideas and expertise you have, you will improve the prospect for local businesses to network and to earn more customers.
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