Volunteers

Join a Committee

For just a few hours a month, you can further APPI’s mission and vision serving as a member of one of our Committees. For more information, visit the Committees page, which lists the responsibilities and purposes of each one. 

Help others on the Road to RPP 

Would you like to help young professionals advance their career as an RPP? If you have been an RPP for 3 or more years, you qualify to volunteer as a Sponsor or Mentor to a Candidate Member. You may also volunteer to help evaluate applications of Candidates taking the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) route. For more information, visit the Volunteer Information Section on the PSB Website

Volunteer Current Opportunities

APPI 2022 Conference Co-Chair Call for Volunteers

APPI is seeking regulated members who are interested in serving as Co-Chairs for the 2022 APPI Conference.  The Co-chairs are responsible for the development of the conference theme and providing leadership of the conference program and committee.  The Institute is optimistic that by Fall 2022 there will be an opportunity to host a hybrid conference with both in-person and live streamed delegates and presenters.  Those with conference organization experience are encouraged to respond to this call for volunteers.  Please reply to the APPI office by noon on November 9, 2021, by emailing [email protected] with the following information:

1) Why you are interested in serving as conference co-chair
2) Previous conference organizing experience
3) Skills that would contribute to the success of the conference
If you would like more information about the roles and responsibilities about the Conference Committee, please contact the APPI Office.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteers required for consideration as APPI Representative on the University of Calgary’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL) Faculty Council

The SAPL Faculty Council serves as the Faculty's senior academic governing and advisory body on the academic affairs of the Faculty.  The Council reviews and provides recommendations regarding academic priorities, strategies, plans and policies for the Faculty, and provides a forum for discussion, information sharing and approval of Faculty recommendations to the General Faculties Council or other external decision-makers.   The SAPL Faculty Council meets approximately four times each calendar year and the terms of reference will be shared with interested members upon request.  Representatives may serve a term of up to three years, with eligibility for re-appointment for a cumulative term of five years. If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being considered as APPI’s representative on the Faculty Council, please send an expression of interest email with a resume of no more than two single-sided pages to the APPI office by October 28, 2021.

Volunteers required for consideration as APPI’s Representative on the FireSmart Alberta Board of Directors

FireSmart Alberta under the guidance of FireSmart Canada, has the objective of measurably increasing the application of the seven FireSmart disciplines at a community scale in Alberta.  The FireSmart Board of Directors are stewards of FireSmart Alberta, with the primary responsibility of supporting FireSmart Alberta’s short and long-term success by setting strategic direction and monitoring implementation success.  FireSmart Alberta Board of Director’s meets approximately once per month and the boards terms of reference will be shared with interested members upon request.  Representatives serve a two year term on the Board, with eligible renewal for a maximum of three terms. term of two years up to three years, with eligibility for re-appointment for a cumulative maximum of three two-year terms, totaling six year.  If you are a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and interested in being considered as APPI’s representative on the FireSmart Board of Directors, please send an expression of interest email with a resume of no more than two single-sided pages to the APPI office by November 5, 2021.
 

Volunteer for Regional Events 

Have some unique ideas or skills to help plan a professional networking event in your area? Let us know. 

 


Volunteer Story 

Our volunteers have many stories to tell. We choose to highlight an APPI volunteer in each issue of Plan NW. Read the story of our current featured volunteer, Ann Peters, RPP.

 


Graphic explaining how Volunteering makes an Impact in Planning