Congress 2021

11121 Saskatchewan Drive NW Edmonton AB T6G 2H5

The University of Alberta is hosting Canada’s largest academic gathering, the Congress of the Humanities and Sciences, and we need your help to make this event a success! Congress 2021 will take place from Thursday, May 27 to Friday, June 4. This virtual event will bring together academics, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to share findings, refine ideas and build partnerships that will help shape the Canada of tomorrow!

More than 400 positions are available in the following areas:

Team Leads: Experienced leadership volunteers providing administrative support. Check in staff at the start of shifts, both on site and remotely. Supervise to ensure all sessions are staffed accordingly.

Room Monitors: Assists the Event Technician with the meeting/webinar via Zoom. Utilize features as needed including chat, Q&A tools, live polls, slide show coordination, playing pre-recorded videos, etc. Average to above average technical ability is an asset.

Lounge Hosts: Greet all volunteers with a smile and a welcome. Maintain a clean and inviting space for volunteers to relax and refresh themselves during breaks.

Current Volunteer Opportunities