Get involved as a Volunteer [Open]

Volunteers are a great task-specific position for students who want to help out and be an active member of a team! Usually, they have a 4 hour/week commitment. Volunteers are appointed by Execs, so contact the associated Executive directly if you would like to volunteer or …


To learn more about the volunteer positions, come talk to our executives and volunteer at the ECE Student Society Info Session 2017/18

UBC ECESS council chain of command


Bake Sale Coordinator

  • Bake the baked goods and sell them in Kaiser
  • 5 hours/month

Merchandise Coordinator

  • Stock the vending machines with drinks and snacks
  • Monitor how many have been sold
  • 2 hours/week

Student Life

Games Night Coordinator

  • Helps set up events, tournaments, and cleanup.
  • Coordinates the events, and make sure everything in order.
  • Performs maintenance and other tasks to do with Games Nights.
  • ~ 15 hours time commitment, 7 hours per night.

Events Coordinator

  • Develop logistics for student-life events.
  • Help run the event and make sure the event goes accordingly.
  • Coordinate event assistants before, during, and after the event.
  • Organize, plan, and manage ECE E-Week teams.
  • 3 – 6 hours per event, depending on the nature of the event

Sports Coordinator

  • Helps organizing ECE sports team.
  • Registers any available tournaments, and monitors players’ attendances.
  • Jerseys order, pickup, and delivery.
  • ~ 20 or more hours time commitment.

Events Assistant

  • Help with general ECESS events setup and teardown
  • Handle money transactions and sales during events
  • Order food for events
  • Help ensure the success of ECESS events
  • ~ 3 hours per event, depending on the nature of the event


Company Outreach Coordinator

  • Contact companies for possible tours, sponsorship, lecturers, etc.
  • 2 hours/week

Professional Development Coordinator

  • Work with IEEE in organizing useful workshops for students (such as MATLAB or git
  • 3 hours/ week


Newsletter Manager

  • Put together and send out e-newsletter weekly
  • Manage newsletter backlog
  • 1-2 hours/week

Graphic Designer

  • Design hoodies, posters, banners, ads
  • Up to 4 hours/week, depends on events


  • Photograph or record events: talks, parties, etc
  • No fixed time commitment. On call for events

Social Media Coordinator

  • Make posts on social media platform
  • Respond to Facebook messages
  • Be in charge of coordinating and making posts for People Spotlight
  • 2 hours/week


Academic Assistant

  • Review packages maintenance
  • Event volunteering (e.g. Town Hall)
  • 4 hours/week

Hackathon Director

  • Organize and plan hackathon (e.g. booking, sponsorships, budget planning, ordering food, etc.)
  • Recruit volunteers for the actual hackathon day (at least 10 people))
  • 6 hours/week



  • Schedule weekly council meetings and provide administrative support to ECESS team
  • Policy and constitution
  • 3 hours/week

Facilities Overlord [Position Filled]

  • Perform maintenance and other tasks to do with facilities, such as the office, louge, kitchen and eating area

Facilities Operator

  • Assist the Facilities Overlord

Internal Events Planner

  • Responsible for planning internal events and organizing/scheduling

Plant Advocate

  • Please water our plants. They are all dead 🙁