Help grow and strengthen IAP2 Canada and the practice of public participation. Join as a volunteer and broaden your network, inspire better decisions together, learn from others and share your expertise. IAP2 Canada volunteers are a fun, energetic and passionate team who are influencing the practice of P2.
Community of Practice Energy Volunteer
As a CoP Energy member you will have an interest in P2 in the North American energy sector. You will be a part of a group who share experiences, challenges and opportunities related to meaningful energy sector engagement in Canada and the USA. OPEN to IAP2 Members only - ongoing.
Community of Practice Indigenous Engagement Volunteer
As a Community of Practice (CoP) member, you are part of a group who share experiences, challenges and opportunities related to meaningful Indigenous engagement in Canada. In addition to this, you may take a leadership role on specific deliverables from the IAP2 Canada Board to advance meaningful engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada. OPEN to IAP2 Members only - ongoing.
Certification Task Force
The Certification Program is a professional designation available to IAP2 Canada members. This program was developed to ensure P2 practice standards were recognized around the world. As a Certification Task Force member, you will help review the certification program materials to ensure it is applicable for the Canadian practitioner. All positions are filled.
IAP2 Canada Board of Directors
IAP2 Canada seeks a board comprised of leaders committed to inspiring better decisions together, who reflect the diversity of thought, background and experience, have an understanding of governance norms. You will also have significant experience in areas relevant to the 2018-2020 IAP2 Canada’s Strategic Plan. - Call for Nominations in April
IAP2 International Board of Directors
IAP2 International is undergoing a change to organizational functions. Canada has two new international board members who are passionate about working on and supporting the strategic leadership and governance of the International organisation. Call for Nominations open in Fall 2020.
IAP2 2020 North American Conference
The Steering Committee helps to deliver a successful Conference in Banff, September 2020. The committee members oversee the conference planning, and identify subcommittees to assist in the delivery of the conference.
Indigenous Awareness Learning Program
This learning program aims to develop a common foundation of understanding throughout IAP2 Canada about the history and experiences of our Indigenous Peoples.
Marketing & Communications Committee
You will participate in the development and implementation of the annual IAP2 Canada marketing action plan that responds to IAP2 Canada organizational needs outlined in the Marketing Strategy Plan. The goal is to ensure IAP2 Canada’s communications are consistent, effective, timely and targeted to the interests and needs of its audiences.
Nomination & Elections Committee
As an IAP2 Canada Nomination & Elections Committee member, you will assist in the recruitment process of Board members in keeping with IAP2 Canada’s vision, mission, guiding principles and Bylaws. We are seeking two non-board members to join the Board Secretary on this Committee. Nomination & Election volunteer description & application.
Professional Development & Training Committee
Help position IAP2 Canada as a developer of P2 training resources by overseeing the creation and delivery of training products. As a committee member with demonstrated expertise in learning outcomes, you will assist with the development and implementation of new and current training products, i.e. the Taster Series, Skills Symposium. *All positions have been filled
With experience in research practice, you will help create access to public participation standards for effectiveness and evaluation, and define successful processes and outcomes for effective P2. Research Surveys include an Environmental Scan of research organizations and State of Public Practice in Canada.
Strategic Relationships Advisory Committee
The Strategic Relationships framework is about building mutually beneficial relationships with organizations external to IAP2 Canada.The Advisory Committee oversees the development and implementation of these relationships to respond to IAP2 Canada organizational needs. All positions are filled.
Youth Engagement Network
The work of this committee includes the development of the 2020 IAP2 Canada YEN Action Plan including outreach, building youth community of practice, identifying communications channels for reaching youth, and engaging youth in the 2020 IAP2 North American Conference. Volunteers are asked to commit to a one-year renewable term. Does this sound like you? - *All positions have been filled