The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba is always looking for members who are interested in volunteering their services on various committees and task forces.
Some benefits of volunteering:
If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the Volunteer Information Form and e-mail, mail, or fax it to the Association office. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for connecting committees with volunteers, and providing basic orientation to volunteers on new committees.
Please note that you may not get on to your committee of choice right away after submitting a volunteer form. Your request will be kept on file for review when appropriate committee vacancies become available.
APEGM Chapter Involvement
APEGM members who live and/or work outside the City of Winnipeg should also note that there are four regional chapters operating within the province of Manitoba. Organizing committees in these regions work together for special events and to organize Professional Development opportunities for their members. Members who are interested in volunteering for such events should contact a member from the local organizing committee in their region:
Here is a listing of other volunteer opportunities you might be interested in. If you would like to post a volunteer opportunity here, please contact APEGM, Manager of Operations and Finance.
Canadian Executive Services Organization (CESO)
The Canadian Executive Services Organization (CESO) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1967, whose mandate is to provide Canadian consulting experience to client businesses and organizations in developing nations, new free market economies as well as Canadian Aboriginal communities. Since 1969, CESO has completed more than 30,000 National assignments and more than 50,000 International assignments in more than 122 countries. Assignments are typically 1-3 weeks in length with the scope of the assignment decided by the client / partner receiving assistance.
CESO is looking for Professional Engineers to join the their roster base. Specifically, engineers that have experience in the fields of ISO / Quality Management and Manufacturing. These are volunteer positions with no salary, however all assignment related expenses are paid as well as applicable insurance.
Engineers Without Borders
Engineers Without Borders is a registered Canadian charity that helps people in developing communities gain access to the technology they need to improve their lives. By undertaking projects in the areas like water and sanitation, food production, health and hygiene, and communications and Information Technology, EWB has lasting impact with those who are most in need.
Flashy website to connect you with volunteer opportunities!
IEEE Winnipeg Section
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. As members of this organization we help to "foster technological innovation, enable members' careers and promote community worldwide."
The Winnipeg section covers Manitoba and north western Ontario, and has six chapters and two affinity groups for you to participate in. Within the last few years, Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) and Women in Engineering (WIE) have done exceptionally well, and offer many opportunities for you to foster technology and enable your career. By participating in any of the chapter or affinity groups events, you have the opportunity to learn new technical skills and to interact and network with your peers.
International HOPE Canada Inc.
Looking for volunteers to refurbish medical equipment on Wednesday and Saturday mornings to be shipped around the world where it is needed. Based in Winnipeg. Whatever your skills, you will be welcomed.
Junior Achievement of Manitoba Junior Achievement of Manitoba is a non-profit entrepreneurship program for high school students. There are a variety of programs looking for volunteers, for example the Company Program, where students create a business idea or product in collaboration with professional volunteers/advisors. Students and the volunteer advisors meet one evening a week starting in November to formulate a business product – and then take that product from conception to production, and then to sales in a 20 week period. See the 2012-2013 Volunteer Form for additional information.
Manitoba Schools' Science Symposium
The Manitoba Schools' Science Symposium is incorporated as a Charitable organization, with a Board of Directors and a planning committee consisting of nearly 30 educators - principals, science teachers, and professors from the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg. The volunteer efforts of its Board of Directors and planning committee have been largely responsible for its success through the years.
Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week is an annual event in Manitoba that celebrates Manitoba's excellence in engineering and geoscience, promotes engineering and geoscience as career choices, and draws attention to the vital role engineering and geoscience play in the daily lives of all Manitobans.
Public Policy Forum
The Public Policy Forum is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of government in Canada through enhanced dialogue among the public, private and voluntary sectors. At the PPF we believe that good government, robust public policy and strong democratic institutions depend on the contributions of all sectors of society.
Self-Starting Creative Opportunities for People in Employment, otherwise known as SSCOPE, is a non-profit community based casual and part-time employment service whose mission is to assist in the rehabilitation of consumers of mental health services by providing gainful casual employment.
SSCOPE Inc is seeking new board members who will serve a minimum two year term. The members of the Board meet monthly and are based in Winnipeg. This is a great opportunity to build experience in a governance role, build solid relationships within the community, and garner an excellent reference for future use. [more]
RedR Canada is part of an international organization that relieves suffering in disasters by selecting, training, and providing competent and efficient personnel to humanitarian aid agencies world-wide. Through RedR Canada, you can make a difference to people in need. Lend your skills, your time, or your donation to work that truly matters and has a real impact on people's lives.
Tetra Society of North America
The Tetra Society recruits volunteer engineers and technicians to develop devices to assist people with disabilities.
Canadian Centre for UNESCO's International Network on Technical and Vocational Education.
Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. Since 1977, the organization has been committed to increasing and supporting volunteerism and civic participation through ongoing programs, special projects and national initiatives, by developing resources and by engaging in research and training across the country. Working with volunteer centres, community and national organizations and businesses, Volunteer Canada actively leads national dialogues on how volunteerism is related to citizen engagement and civil society and provides leadership on issues and trends in the Canadian volunteer movement.
Volunteer Manitoba - Find Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Manitoba's goal is to provide information, training and resources on all aspects of the voluntary sector and to build strong communities with working partners including governments, researchers, non-profit/charitable organizations, volunteers, funders, donors, labour and businesses.
Volunteer Manitoba - Improve Your Skills
Volunteer Manitoba supports groups and individuals in the voluntary sector to develop and enhance their capacity to anticipate, understand, celebrate, and meet community needs in Manitoba.
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