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Become a Volunteer

Why Volunteer?

Let's Talk Science volunteers are role models for young Canadians. As a volunteer, you will meet like-minded people, make a difference in your community, be eligible for prestigious awards and rekindle your love of science.

We set you up for success by providing training, activity kits, funding and materials. Your volunteer coordinator will support your efforts and provide you with volunteer opportunities.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Make a difference! Be part of a community that has inspired youth, educators and volunteers since 1993
  • Develop leadership and communication skills that will set you apart from other candidates when you enter the workforce
  • Be a role model - motivate and inspire youth to enjoy, understand and pursue STEM
  • Develop your teaching skills - learn how to make STEM relevant to young minds and find out if teaching is for you

 

 

Ways to Volunteer

Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteers

The Let's Talk Science Outreach program partners post-secondary and professional volunteers with teachers and community programs to lead children and youth through interactive STEM activities in the classroom or at special events. Virtual outreach opportunities are available!

To volunteer at a Let's Talk Science Outreach post-secondary location near you virtually or in-person, find your Local Outreach site and contact the coordinator to sign up. If your institution doesn't appear on this list, contact our national Let's Talk Science Outreach team.

 

Industry Professionals

Inspire youth across Canada to study STEM by sharing your expertise! We work within your busy schedule to help meet your volunteering goals.

To learn more or sign-up, contact our national Let's Talk Science Outreach team.

Let’s Talk Science Educational Resource Volunteers

Develop your skills as a writer and communicator, share your knowledge and passion with students across the country and develop a portfolio of work as a science communicator. Becoming an Educational Resource Volunteer with Let's Talk Science is flexible and fits into your schedule. Volunteers make complicated STEM topics interesting, relatable and easy to understand for youth by creating online resources such as STEM in Context articles, career profiles or videos.

Our next round of recruitment for Educational Resource Volunteers is coming soon. Contact us to learn more and inquire about future opportunities.

 

Let's Talk Science has a community of over 3,500 volunteers across Canada!