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
Call for volunteers: University Appeals Committee (UAC) and University Appeals Tribunal (UAT)

The University Student Appeals Office is recruiting graduate students to volunteer as members of the University Appeals Committee (UAC) (5 positions available) and University Appeals Tribunal (UAT) (2 positions available).

As a UAC or UAT member, you will hear graduate student appeals relating to academic assessments, academic progression, and academic and non-academic misconduct. Volunteers must be in good academic standing. The term is two years (renewable) and volunteer hours are flexible. If interested, please submit a brief statement of interest to lgirgis@ucalgary.ca by January 20, 2021.

Visit the University Student Appeals Office website here to learn more about the policy and procedures that are used to govern appeals. If you have any questions about the role, please email appeals@ucalgary.ca

Call for members: Newcomers and International Students Subcommittee (NISS)

The GSA Newcomers and International Students Subcommittee (NISS) is looking for graduate student volunteers to join its subcommittee. NISS organizes workshops, information sessions, outdoor activities, and consultations for students from diverse cultural groups; aims to nurture an inclusive environment in which all students feel they matter and belong. We are looking for members who are passionate about working with us and want to gain more experience in event planning and coordination.

  • Incentives: Through volunteering with the GSA, you have an opportunity to expand your resume, enrich your student experience, learn and develop skills, fulfill your interests, help shape your community by contributing and improving our society, and all in all, make friends and have fun!
  • Time Commitment: Members are expected to attend monthly meetings and help organizing events (5-8 hours/month).
  • Application Process: Please send a resume and a statement of interest (e.g., What motivates you to become a member of the subcommittee? What do you expect from being a member of our subcommittee? Max.300 words) to gsa@ucalgary.ca
  • Deadline: January 22, 2021