APEGA Science Olympics - Calgary Event Volunteer (2024)

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The Opportunity

 

The APEGA Science Olympics are back! APEGA's K-12 Outreach team is currently seeking enthusiastic volunteers interested in sharing their passion for engineering and geoscience with students at the 2024 APEGA Science Olympics. Volunteer in-person at the Edmonton or Calgary events. These events are great opportunities to foster a love for Engineering and Geoscience in students, promote your profession in the community, and log Professional Development Hours with APEGA. 

 

The Impact

 

APEGA’s Science Olympics events are a vital piece of inspiring the next generation of professional engineers, geoscientist and for introducing students to the exciting possibilities of a career in STEM. These events are a great opportunity to promote your profession in the community, and log Professional Development Hours with APEGA. By participating in the APEGA Science Olympics, volunteers challenge students to address real-world problems that require innovative solutions.

 

Event Volunteers

 

Event Volunteers help with tasks including but not limited to: signing in students, setting up project material, answering student questions, judging students on skills demonstrated and challenge criteria met, handing out student lunch and awards, and cleaning up project material.

 

Shift times & Location

 

Calgary

Training Session (3-hours): March 28th (virtual)

 

Event Date (May 25th, 2024)

9:00am – 4:30pm

9:30am – 5:00pm

 

Event Location: University of Calgary Olympic Oval

 

Volunteer Benefits

 

Required Qualifications

  • Promote your profession and enhance the understanding of the work of engineers and geoscientists
  • Connect with other practicing members and university student members
  • Earn credits for CPD (continuing professional development) and APEGA Volunteer Service Awards
  • Promote a love of engineering and geoscience to students (grades 1-12) and their families, show the fun side and practical applications of engineering and geoscience
  • Involvement in a fun and rewarding experience
  • Expand your professional network
  • Volunteering is your ticket to exclusive APEGA event invites, recognition gifts and long-service awards.

 

  • Practicing or retired professional member, E.I.T., G.I.T., university student member or applicant, in engineering or geoscience. Non-members with related experience in outreach, educations, or STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are encouraged to apply.
  • Interest in promoting engineering, geoscience, technology, and related careers to students in K-12.
  • Previous volunteer experience at a recent in-person APEGA Science Olympics is an asset.
  • Comfortable in discussing the basics of various aspects of engineering and geoscience with students.
  • Interest in promoting engineering and geoscience and related careers.

Deadline to Apply: March 27th, 2024

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule


Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, May 25, 2024 9:00 AM 4:30 PM
Saturday, May 25, 2024 9:30 AM 5:00 PM