Volunteer Positions

With the Association

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 1 to March 8 with events taking place at multiple schools within Winnipeg, and at 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. [details]
Rotary Career Symposium - Multiple Positions 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. The Association is looking for volunteers to assist in staffing a booth to promote engineering and geoscience as careers to students, parents, and teachers. The Rotary Career Symposium takes place the evening of Monday, March 16 and during the day on Tuesday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 18 at the RBC Convention Centre. [details]
Destination Imagination Engineering Challenge - March 11, 2020 Destination Imagination is a program that encourages children to use their problem-solving skills and ability to work as a team to develop a solution to a challenge. Teams were challenged to build a bridge made only out of duct tape and playing cards, and must move weights across the bridge to demonstrate its strength. Judges are needed the evening of March 11 from 4-8 p.m. Please contact Dawn Sutherland at 204-470-3551 by text or email at dawn.sutherland@umanitoba.ca for more information.
The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation is looking for volunteer judges who can sit on a judging panel to review applications for the 2020 Scholarships. Scholarship winners will act as ambassadors for the profession and are selected based on leadership, volunteerism and their ability to serve as a role model for others. The time commitment as judge is approximately three hours, with most of the work done by email and teleconference. If you are interested in serving as a judge for the 2020 scholarships please email your interest to Volunteer@EngGeoMB.ca
Nominating Committee - Multiple Positions The Nominating Committee assists in identifying election candidates who meet the criteria for councillors as described in the Governance Policy GP-6. The Committee does this by asking members to recommend nominees who are willing to serve as a councillor in the governance of the Association. The committee is looking for five new committee members: one intern (engineering or geoscience) and four professional members, of which one needs to be a P.Geo. [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 Chapters are active and diverse, with many opportunities to lend a hand. Contact each chapter for details.

Regardless of the current calls for volunteers, you can submit the volunteer application form to register your interests, which we can review when a specific need arises.

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.