Volunteer Positions

With the Association:

Academic Review Committee The Academic Review Committee (ARC) is responsible for assessing the academic credentials of those applicants who do NOT have a Canadian bachelor's degree in engineering or geoscience. The ARC Committee is currently looking for a Professional Electrical Engineer with expertise in the sub-disciplines of Powers and Controls to sit on the committee. [more]
Making Links Golf Tournament The 2017 Making Links Engineering Classic (MLEC) Golf Tournament takes place on Thursday, June 15th, at The Links at Quarry Oaks, Steinbach. This annual golf tournament is in support of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba. We are looking for volunteers to assist with pre-loading and for tournament day assistance. [more]
Kidsfest 2017 Kidsfest, put on by The Winnipeg International Children's Festival, showcases world class art performances and activities that are educational, entertaining and accessible to all social and economic backgrounds in Winnipeg. The Association's goal is to promote engineering and geoscience to students, teachers and parents. The Association is looking for volunteers to assist in supervising a booth and assisting with children's activities during the day on Friday, June 9th. [more]
Member Support Services Task Group The Member Support Services Task Group is a new task group made up of members interested in researching and maintaining a list of personal support services and programs for members, which may include, but is not limited to: personal counselling, bereavement counselling, conflict resolution, career transition, health advocacy, and addictive counselling etc. [more]
Natural Resources Canada Climate Adaptation Platform An innovative model for collaboration, the Adaptation Platform is structured to bring together the knowledge, capacity and financial resources to effectively and efficiently address adaptation priorities, and to ensure the results of that work are broadly accessible to end users. The platform includes 11 working groups organized into various themes (economics, costal, northern etc.) and sectors (forestry, mining, energy etc.) with representation across Canada. If you would like more information about this platform or wish to volunteer on one of the working groups please contact David Lapp, FEC, P.Eng. at
2017 Canada Summer Games
Multiple Positions
The 2017 Canada Summer Games are coming to Winnipeg July 28 to August 13, 2017 and the Games Host Society needs 5,500 Games-time volunteers for the largest multi-sport and cultural event ever hosted in Winnipeg. All volunteer positions will be listed on the online application form, with positions available in Winnipeg, Gimli, and Kenora, ON and will include: customer service representatives, dining room attendants, security, transportation, ushers, ticket takers and so much more! Volunteer registration starts online Tuesday September 6th, 2016 at
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.
Get Volunteering Use this site to match yourself with a volunteer opportunity in your area, and to learn how to volunteer effectively.
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.
RedR Canada Help disaster victims by selecting, training, providing competent and efficient personnel to humanitarian aid agencies world-wide.
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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