The CSEG is one of the best volunteer communities, with 200+ dedicated volunteers  we put together technical events, social events, publications, symposiums, and so much more. Many committees are in need of more support. If you can give back to the geophysical community please do, put a unique skill or talent to work or learn something new, build your network, make friends and add to your resume, all skill levels are welcome. Your commitment is greatly valued and appreciated.

Below is a list of available positions on various committees, please reach out directly to the contact within the posting. If your committee would like to post positions or if you would like to receive monthly emails about available positions please email Alyssa Middleton.

Committee Name: CSEG Ski Spree

Available Position: Multiple positions are available! Inquire within! Primary availability is an assistant treasurer.

Committee Contact: If interested please reach out to Brendan Smith (brendan@earthsignal.com)

Position Description: Assistant treasurer committee role includes shadowing current committee treasurer for this year before moving into lead role for 2025, therefore it is a ideally a two-year commitment. Responsibilities include paying all invoices and reimbursing any expenses incurred leading up to and after the event. In addition to this, the treasurer needs to create and review an annual budget for the event.

Required time commitment: 4-5 one hour meetings leading up to the event, 4-5 hours outside of meetings. Very minimal time commitment

Event date: February 23rd – 25th at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, British Columbia

Committee Description: Earth Science for Society (ESfS) is a fun, educational, and dynamic geoscience outreach event in which students, families, youth groups, and the public are given an opportunity to explore the wonders of Earth science. Interactive, hands-on exhibits are showcased in four themed pavilions.

Available Position(s): See list below

Position Description: See list below

Required Time Commitment: Monthly 2-5 hours from March 2023-April 2024 and support at the exhibition for set-up and/or take-down. Some positions require more hours closer to the exhibition and at the exhibition itself (1 hour committee meeting via Zoom, 1 hour sub-committee meeting, tasks to prepare for your subcommittee).

Event Date: Ongoing planning in preparation for the ESfS Exhibition on March 16-19, 2024.

Contact: Julia Davison at julia.davison.pgeo@gmail.com or esfscanada@gmail.com

Please see the website: https://esfscanada.com/our-team and click on the orange link for the “organizing committee sign-up form”. For any questions, please email Julia.

Available Positions:

Vice Chair Volunteers- leadership role to assist the chair in organizing volunteers for the exhibition and any other ESfS-in-Motion events. It is busy two months prior to the exhibition and at the exhibition itself to organize volunteers and work with the software initlive.

Vice Chair Program Delivery- Assist the chair to reach out to schools, to build the scavenger hunt booklet, plan buses. Regular email responses.

Vice Chair Speakers- work with the chair to reach out to potential speakers. Back-up the chair on emails. Be at the event on Sunday to support the speakers. Regular email responses.

Vice Chair for Venue & Logistics- work with the chair to organize the venue rental contract, payment, exhibitor furniture, catering for exhibitors and volunteers, planning the layout with exhibits and the venue etc. You should be able to attend most of the event dates. You will need to be able to respond regularly to emails.

Committee positions for Sponsorship or Exhibits
This is a great chance to network with geoscientists. The team reaches out via email, phone calls, and in-person to share the ESfS opportunities with potential sponsors and exhibitors.

Available Position: Event Photographer

Position Description: We would like to have a few individuals that are willing to attend various CSEG Events and take photos for use on website and social media. We provide access to events as required by various committees. An interest in photography would be an asset but professional skills are not required.

Required time commitment: 3 – 4 hours / month  approximately 1 or 2 events per month as required or requested.

Event date: Various

Contact Name and Email: Alyssa Middleton – alyssa.middleton@cseg.ca

Available Position: Video/Webinar Editor

Position Description: The CSEG is lookin for someone that would be interested in editing webinar recordings for posting on our website. This may include cropping video, formatting recordings and cleaning up sound if necessary. The ideal individual would have a passion for this type of work and would already have access to the required software.  We have quite a backlog of webinars to prepare but once this is caught  up it there would be one to two webinars per month. This volunteer position is great for remote volunteers.

Required time commitment: 2 – 4 hours / month  approximately.

Event date: N/A

Contact Name and Email: Alyssa Middleton – alyssa.middleton@cseg.ca