Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

Ottawa, Ontario

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in building your network of professionals, strengthening your leadership skills, and implementing new ideas within the planning community? If so, CIP has some incredible opportunities for you.

Members interested in submitting their names for the vacant positions should fill out the online volunteer application form by the posted deadline.

Position Descriptions and Terms of References are available in English only.
The operational language of the CIP committees is English.



Position Type & Vacancies



Term & Time Commitment


To Apply

Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Canada National Steering Committee CIP External Representative A CIP representative is sought for the GEM Canada Steering Committee. The steering committee oversees the plans and activities related to Canada’s membership in the Global Earthquake Model in order to improve the knowledge and tools required to assist Canadian communities to become more resilient to earthquake hazard. CIP member
(Full Member)
  Friday, January 26, 2018 Click here to apply.
CIP 2019 Conference Committees Program Committee 

Social & Cultural Committee Members

Sponsorship Committee Members
CIP and the 2019 Conference Steering Committee are now accepting applications for volunteers to populate the Program Committee, the Social & Cultural Committee, and the Sponsorship Committee. Volunteers will be selected based on the information provided, regarding their skills, experience, and interests.

The conference will be held July 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario. We are primarily seeking volunteers in the Ottawa/Gatineau area.
CIP Member in good standing (any membership category) March 2018 – August 2019 Friday, January 26, 2018 Click here to apply.
Membership Committee Committee Members The Membership Committee shall be responsible for the continuity and enhancement of CIP’s membership offerings. CIP Member in good standing (any membership category)   Friday, February 2, 2018 Click here to apply.

*Unless stated, applicants must be CIP members in good standing (see Qualifications).

Click here to see the organizational committee structure.