Current GSA Volunteer Opportunities

These volunteer opportunities are available through the GSA Volunteer Recruitment Program. If you would like hear more about external opportunities, please sign up to our volunteer list to receive these opportunities in your mail box as soon as they are available. Sign up HERE

Volunteer for the GSA Committees and Subcommittees!

If you are looking for opportunities to get involved and give back, this is the chance. The GSA is recruiting for members for our Committees and Subcommittees.

Learn about the GSA committees listed below on our website and sign up to be a member by emailing the respective email a statement of interest and your resume:

    Awards Committee members evaluate GSA Citizenship Award, GSA Bursary and Professional Development Grant applications to help fund graduate students.

    Time Commitment: Members are expected to commit to an orientation meeting, two evaluations (one per semester), and an awards committee meeting after each evaluation. Further meetings may be required as needed.

    Application: Send a CV with a short paragraph indicating why you want to join the Awards Committee to

    The subcommittees under the Student Experience and Events Committee are also recruiting members. Please send your statement of interest and CV to

    We are looking for folks interested in supporting the 2SLGBTQIAP+ and allies graduate student body at the UCalgary. Through blogs, education, networking and fun events, the subcommittee members work to increase the visibility of gender and sexual minorities within the university and the broader 2SLGBTQIAP+ community of Calgary.

    Time Commitment: Members are expected to attend monthly meetings and to help with events (5-8 hours a month)

    Application Process:  Email a statement of interest (max 250 words) and your CV to

    The Labour Relations Committee is looking for Representatives in selected faculties

    The Labour Relations Committee is looking for representatives in the following faculties: School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL); Haskayne School of Business; Werklund School of Education; and Social Work.

    Labour Relations Committee members play an active role in deciding how the GSA handles labour issues surrounding our Collective Agreement with the University of Calgary. This includes workforce outreach and mobilization initiatives, grievance handling, and bargaining.  No experience is necessary; however all members must be an Academically Employed Graduate Student (must have held a GA(R), GA(T), or GA(NT) in the last 12 months).

    Time Commitment: Approximately one meeting per month (1-1.5 hours + 1 hour preparation). In addition, members are encouraged to host outreach sessions to their faculty, subject to their availability.

    Application: Please send a statement of interest (max. 300 words) and proof of a recent Graduate Assistantship (paystub, etc.) to