Volunteer Opportunities
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Research Reviews and Newsletter Writing

Research reviewers undertake a 600-650 word summary and critique of a social policy publication. This contribution is presented in our monthly Research Update. Read back issues here!

Newsletter writers undertake a 500 word article to assist the work of our theme-based quarterly fACTivist. There are 4-5 opportunities every season. Access our fACTivist Newsletter archive here.

Focus Groups

Focus group volunteers assist with logistics and note-taking on the day of focus groups. Opportunities arise as needed.

Special Events

Special events volunteers contribute to facilitating ESPC (or ESPC-affiliated) events. Opportunities arise as needed.

Photography and/or Videography

Photographers and videographers assist in ESPC’s communications and media needs. Opportunities arise as needed.


Casino volunteers contribute to various roles in this biannual 2-day event, including handling funds, among other responsibilities. Opportunities arise as needed.

Board of Directors

Board members support the strategic, policy, and financial needs of the ESPC. Opportunities are based on a successful application.  Learn about the Board of Directors here.

Contact Us

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Suite 200, 10544-106 Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 2X6

Phone: 780.423.2031
Fax: 780.425.6244

To inquire directly about volunteer opportunities, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 780-423-2031 ext. 356. Thank you for your interest in the Edmonton Social Planning Council!

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  • Volunteer

    To inquire directly about volunteer opportunities with the Edmonton Social Planning Council, please contact johnk@edmontonsocialplanning.ca or call 780-423-2031 ext. 356. Thank you for your interest in the Edmonton Social Planning Council

  • Become a Board Member

    If you are passionate about equitable social policy and making a difference in your community, consider supporting the Edmonton Social Planning Council by joining our team as a volunteer member of our Board of Directors.

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