Volunteer Opportunities

We have many volunteer opportunities including Research Reviews and Newsletter Writing, Focus Groups, Special Events, Photography and/or Videography, Casino, Board of Directors. Review the descriptions and use the online form below to apply for volunteer opportunities.

Research Reviews and Newsletter Writing
Research reviewers undertake a 300-800 word summary and critique of a social policy report. This contribution is presented in our quarterly Research Update publication. 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
To volunteer, fill out the form below and submit.

For other questions about volunteer opportunities, please email us at info@edmontonsocialplanning.ca.

Thank you for your interest in the Edmonton Social Planning Council.

Volunteer Application Form

Please complete the online form below and submit. Someone will contact you for follow-up. 

Your Details

Let us know how to get in touch with you.

Tell us about yourself!

Why do you want to volunteer?

What do you hope to get out of volunteering with us?


By completing this form and returning it to ESPC you are giving us consent to contact you. This information will only be used by ESPC staff. Your information will not be shared with other organizations or persons without your express written consent.

Our Team


Please click on an individual team member name for more information and to contact them directly. Click here for the general contact form.

Susan Morrissey

Susan Morrissey

Executive Director

Jenn Rossiter

Jenn Rossiter

Research Services and Capacity Building Coordinator

Rowan El-Bialy

Rowan El-Bialy

Strategic Research Coordinator

Sydney Sheloff

Sydney Sheloff

Research Officer

Brett Lambert

Brett Lambert

Community Engagement Coordinator

Justine Basilan

Justine Basilan

Executive Assistant

Social Well-Being Tracker


Our social well-being indicators are based on social determinants of health. These indicators are the economic and social conditions that shape the health of individuals and communities.

Contact Info


10544 – 106 Street NW, Suite 200 (Bassani Building)
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 2X6



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