Current GSA Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer for the GSA Committees and Subcommittees now!

If you are looking for opportunities to get involved and give back, this is the chance. The GSA is recruiting for members for all of our Committees and Subcommittees. Deadline to apply is 11:59 pm MT, August 4.

See below for our Committees' calls for volunteers:

The purpose of the Governance Committee is to provide oversight and advice to the President on the governance of the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) at the direction of the President, the Board, or Graduate Representative Council. This can include conducting an annual review of the GSA’s bylaws, reviewing and updating GSA policies, and conducting a Departmental Graduate Association bylaw review.

As a member, you will be expected to:

  • Review documents of varying lengths
  • Provide suggestions for altering or adjusting policies
  • Connect the purpose of governing policy to the context of the larger campus community

Prior to applying, please consider the following:

  • The time commitment you are willing to make to the committee
  • Your comfort level with learning as you work
  • The contributions you would bring to developing the structure of a future-minded committee

Time Commitment: One meeting per month plus policy review on your own time

Application Process: Interested applicants can email a statement of interest (max. 1 page outlining why you are interested in becoming a member and how you would contribute to the work of the committee) and resume (max. 2 pages) to to be reviewed by the GSA President and Governance Committee Chair and Vice Chair.

Join a GSA Subcommittee of the Student Experience and Events Committee. Learn about our five subcommittees below:

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Subcommittee or [GSA]^2 looking for folks interested in supporting the 2SLGBTQIAP+ and allies graduate student body at the UCalgary. Through education and networking 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: Between 5 – 10 hours per month.

Application: Send a brief statement of interest (150 words max.) and your CV to

Deadline: August 4 11:59 pm MT