Volunteer Opportunities: Promote Canadian Science Awareness with us!

Join Canada’s fastest growing online science community! We currently have exciting volunteer opportunities for you to partner with us!

Our values: curiosity, engagement, and collaboration

Dedicated volunteers are critically important to our mission of increasing the quality and reach of science communications in Canada. Whether you are looking to develop new skills or looking to get involved in the science community we have the volunteer role for you!

Board Members

This is an exciting time at Science Borealis! Our organization is evolving along with the Canadian science communication landscape and we are currently seeking new member(s) to join our Board of Directors. If you are passionate about science communication and excited to share your ideas to shape the future of our organization, this is the role for you. See the full description of the role here: Board of Directors Description.

Fundraiser Volunteers/Donor Relations Representatives

Do you have experience raising funds to support an organization? Are you passionate about science communication? We are looking for an experienced volunteer fundraiser/donar relations representative to to help raise funds to support various Science Borealis projects. If you are interested, see the full description for this role here: Fundraiser/Donor Relationship Representative Description.

Subject Editors

Does science inspire you? Are you an experienced writer interested in a career path in science writing? If this sounds like you, please see the full volunteer role description for our subject editor volunteers here: Subject Editor Description.

Social Media Volunteers

Do you have experience creating interesting and quality content for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and engaging with the online community? Are you looking to gain experience in science communications and outreach? If this sounds like you, please see the full volunteer role description for our social media volunteers here: Social Media Description.

Why volunteer with us?

  • Career development. Learn new skills through real-world training with experienced, professional mentors – leading to results!
  • Expand your professional network. Collaborating with a diverse group of volunteers and stakeholders will increase your connections in the Canadian science community and possibly lead to future opportunities!
  • Get involved on your schedule! All of our positions are remote and most require an average commitment of only 4 hours per week.
  • Elevate your resume. Volunteer experience looks great to potential employers and sets you apart from the competition! We will also provide you with a professional reference if you have volunteered with us for at least 6 months.
  • Make an impact! Helping to raise Canadian awareness of fact-based, informed science is an opportunity to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

Science Borealis is a not-for-profit corporation under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act). We are a volunteer-run organization.