Volunteer with APEGA

APEGA - K-12 Outreach

APEGA Science Nights



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The APEGA Peace Region Branch is looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in sharing their passion for engineering and geoscience in an evening of fun, hands-on activities and demonstrations for students, teachers and families. Derek Taylor School, located in Grande Prairie, will be hosting this event on Thursday, October 13. This is a great opportunity to foster a love of engineering and geoscience in students, promote your profession in the community, and log Professional Development Hours with APEGA.




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External Opportunities

Edmonton’s emPOWER project is looking for APEGA members and non-members with experience in circuit assembly and design, who are comfortable working with the Arduino platform. Volunteers for this project will help refine and assemble the control box assembly for a custom built, low-cost, mobility vehicle for children facing mobility issues. Volunteers will be required to provide their own basic electronics supplies (i.e. soldering iron, multimeter, etc.) and be comfortable following circuit schematics.


APEGA’s Outreach Department is seeking passionate volunteers to share their time and expertise to help solve mobility challenges facing children in Alberta.


Time Commitment 

Bi-Weekly meetings, as well as outside of meeting work. Total of approximately 20 hours per month.


Duties & Expectations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Participate in meetings and contribute expertise
  • Assist in improvement of control box assembly
  • Assemble prototypes to test improved capabilities of system
  • Provide own basic electronics equipment (soldering iron, multimeter, etc.)
  • APEGA Professional Member, M.I.T. or non-member
  • Willingness to share knowledge and expertise
  • Comfortable with electronics assembly including following circuit schematics
  • Passion for improving lives within your community


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APEGA - Registration Committee

Registration Committee

The registration committee reviews applications for registration as a professional member, a licensee, or a professional licensee according to the terms of the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act and general regulation. The Registration Committee ensures applicants meet the requirements before registration is approved and considers matters of policy, significant changes in procedure, examination results, and other matters referred by the Registration Executive Committee or Council.


Average time commitment

Three-year term with the option for renewal at the end of each term. Additional time commitments include:

  • Review 5–15 files per month (equivalent to about 10 hours per month)
  • Attend two workshops per year for training
  • Attend monthly one-hour Webex updates for training, policy, and tools (optional)
  • Participate in Full Academic Committee or Full Experience Committee discussion groups via Webex or teleconference (optional)

APEGA - Regulatory Affairs

External Boards & Committees





APEGA is seeking a professional member with experience in plumbing systems and related codes to serve as an APEGA representative on the Plumbing Sub-Council of the Safety Codes Council.


The successful applicant for this volunteer role will provide the Safety Codes Council with the perspective of an APEGA Professional Member who is conversant and active in working with Plumbing and associated Plumbing codes. Additionally, the APEGA Professional Member will provide formalized continuous feedback loop between APEGA and the Safety Codes Plumbing Sub-Council.



Time Commitment 

3-year term. 3-4 virtual meetings of the SCC Working Group annually, approximately 2-hours in length. As well as 4 Plumbing Sub-Council meetings annually.



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APEGA - University Outreach

Career Skills Building


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What can you learn about a job applicant in 7 minutes? Find out with APEGA's rapid resume reviews and speed-mock interviews.


These fast-paced events have professional engineers, professional geoscientists, and human resources experts helping students and new graduates take the first steps in their careers by providing valuable resume feedback and interview coaching in a fun, fast-paced format. This is a great opportunity to network, give back to the community and maybe even meet a future star employee.


These events are held virtually and are open to volunteers from across the province



Upcoming Events

October 12th, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00pm

Virtual Rapid Resume Review


October 22nd, 2022 | 10:30am – 12:30pm

Virtual Speed Mock-Interviews



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