Volunteers

volunteers at WISEST

Pass on your passion! 

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with with WISEST. Our unique programs and initiatives are facilitated by the hard work and dedication of over 600 volunteers per year. 



If you are interested in strengthening science and society through diversity, there are various volunteer opportunities available throughout the year at our major programs (see table below) but there are also many other opportunities that arise throughout the year.  The most current volunteer roles are published each month in our electronic newsletter.  Sign up here, to receive these updates.


When

 Program 

 Description

 Volunteer Opportunities

February

 

Choices Conference

 

A one day experience for grade 6 girls to explore science, engineering and technology

 

Scientific Activity Leader, Campus Ambassador, General Volunteer

...Learn More

July-August

 

Summer Research Program

 

A six week work experience for grade 11 students to explore science, engineering and technology fields in a research environment at the U of A, enhanced by numerous professional development opportunities

 

Direct Supervisor or Principal Investigator, Role Model, Lab Tour Leader

...Learn More

November

 

SET Conference 

 

A one day conference for grade 10-12 girls to learn about what an education and career in science, engineering and technology can offer

 

Lab Activity Leader, Role Model, Student Group Leader, General Volunteer

...Learn More

Throughout the Year

 

Annual Lectureship and Symposium


 

An event intended to bring together the voices of women involved in raising the awareness of the importance and value of diversity in all science, engineering and technology fields

 

See complete list of volunteer roles on sign-up form

...Volunteer Sign-Up

 

 

Advisory Board and Committees

 

WISEST has various opportunities on its Advisory Board and numerous volunteer committees, which act under the direction of the Advisory Board

 

Advisory Board Member, Program Committee Member, Communication Committee Member, Golf Committee Member

...Learn More

 

 
   

WISEST Networks


 WISEST has two networks - UA-WiSE, an Undergraduate organization and WISER, an organization that supports early career women in STEM fields
 

Executive Member, Guest Speaker, General Volunteer

...Learn More (UA-WiSE)

...Learn More (WISER)