Canadian Institue Of Planners

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Sustaining Canada's Future.

Ottawa, Ontario


Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in building your network of professionals, strengthening your leadership skills, and implementing new ideas within the planning community? If so, CIP has some incredible opportunities for you.

 

Members interested in submitting their names for the vacant positions should fill out the online volunteer application form by the posted deadline.

Click here to fill out the application form. 
 
Position Descriptions and Terms of References are available in English only.
The operational language of the CIP committees is English. 

Click here to see the organizational committee structure. 

CIP Volunteer Opportunities May 2017

Title

Position Type and Vacancies

Description

Qualifications

Term and Time Commitment

Application Deadline

Committee member, New Urban Agenda Committee (NUAC) CIP committee
(6-8 positions)
New Committee: NUAC will actively seek to understand and communicate the goals of the New Urban Agenda to the CIP membership and stakeholders, including identification how CIP can successfully support the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.  CIP member
(all categories) 
Term: 1 or 2 year
Time: 6-12 hours/month
May 31, 2017
Committee member, Partnerships and Advocacy (PAC) CIP committee
(3 positions)
New Committee: PAC will assist CIP in identifying and developing strategic partnering opportunities, including the development of advocacy strategies, in support the CIP’s organizational objectives.  CIP member
(all categories)
Term: 1 or 2 year
Time: 6-8 hours/month
May 31, 2017
Committee member, Membership Services Committee (MSC) CIP committee
(3 positions)
New Committee: The MSC will help further position CIP as a member‑centric organization, providing all its members with an exceptional experience, resulting in high levels of retention, acquisition, and re-engagement.  CIP member
(all categories)
Term: 1 or 2 year
Time: 6-8 hours/month
May 31, 2017
Committee member, 2019 Conference Committee CIP committee
(5-6 positions)
New Committee: In 2019, CIP will celebrate its 100th year. The 2019 Centenary Conference committee is responsible for the conference theme and program (in Ottawa), which will highlight the history and legacy of Canadian planning and the planning profession.   CIP member
(all categories)
Term: 2 years
Time: 6-8 hours/month
May 31, 2017
Committee member, Plan Canada Editorial Committee CIP committee
(2-4 positions, including student and Fellow positions)
The Plan Canada Editorial Committee is responsible for ensuring timely, relevant, and engaging planning-related content for Plan Canada. CIP member
(all categories)
Term: 2 year
Time: 8-12 hours/month
May 31, 2017

*Unless stated, applicants must be CIP members in good standing (see Qualifications).