Volunteer Opportunities

The GSA offers many opportunities to volunteer, expand your resume and become involved in the graduate student community. Here is a list of our available volunteer positions:

GradFest 5.0 Volunteers


  • DJ
  • Photographer
  • Check-in table

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours on September 19, 2017 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Application: Email That Nguyen at events.gsa@ucalgary.ca

Graduate Residence Committee Members

Role: Attend monthly committee meetings, assist in organizing community-building events, and advocating on behalf of graduate students living in residence. You are not required to be a resident of either Crowsnest Hall or Family Housing to apply.

Time Commitment: Between 5-10 hours per month.

Application: Send a brief statement of interest (100 words maximum) and your CV to virajiyasendrajayawe@ucalgary.ca. Deadline: August 7

Sustainability Committee Members

Role: Attend monthly committee meetings, assist in developing sustainability and socially responsible policy and processes for GSA’s activities, assist in identifying opportunities and partnership to promote sustainability initiatives in the graduate student community. You are not required to be an expert in sustainability to apply. We are looking for enthusiastic applicants with ideas and energy!

Time Commitment: Between 5-10 hours per month.

Application: Send a brief statement of interest (100 words maximum) and your CV to sustain.gsa@ucalgary.ca Deadline: August 14

Newcomers and International Students Committee Members

Role: Identify and work to improve the specific concerns of the international and newcomer population as well as coming up with events geared towards these students.

Time Commitment: Attendance at and preparation for monthly meeting (5-10 hours per month)

Application: Send a short statement of interest (250 words max) and CV to int@gsa.ucalgary.ca. Selected applicants will then have an informal interview. We are looking for students from a wide background of faculties and nationalities. Deadline: July 14

Community Engagement Committee Members

Role: Assist with planning events and initiatives that get graduate students engaged with the community: volunteer events, pub talks, and skill sharing.

Time Commitment: One meeting per month plus 1-2 hours per month of event specific assistance/planning.

Application: Contact Amy Noël at acnoel@ucalgary.ca. Deadline: July 28

Academic Standing Committee Members

Role: This year, the academic standing committee will be working on various projects to improve the education and training received by graduate students.

Time Commitment: Members are expected to commit to commit to approximately 1-2 meetings per month.

Application: Email a CV to the Academic Standing Committee Chair at academic.gsa@ucalgary.ca. Deadline: July 31