Volunteer Roles
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Active Volunteer Roles

Application Advisor

ASET’s certification program is supported by trained staff and volunteers. Staff members serve as a resource to applicants. Staff answer questions about the application process and support volunteers who are working with applicants or assessing applications.

Application advisors support applicants in completing the competency summary component prior to review by a subject matter expert. The advisors specifically:
  • ensure applicants understand the requirements of the competency summary;
  • applicants gather and prepare work experience examples to include in the competency summary; and
  • provide technical advice in relation to competency summary indicators.

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Chair - Technology Professionals Canada

Technology Professionals Canada (TPC) has begun the search for its next chair. This volunteer position is selected by the Leadership Council of TPC, to chair the meetings of the elected representatives from each province. The chair can be a member of the profession from any of the provincial associations.

Members interested in applying can submit a CV or resume and a brief cover letter indicating their suitability to the competencies criteria for the chair, by email to admin@technologyprofessionals.ca before 4:00 p.m. Pacific / 7:00 p.m. Eastern time on 30 November 2021.

Procedure

Under TPC Bylaw 19.3, the TPC Leadership Council must appoint a chair to facilitate the Leadership Council meetings. To make that appointment, Technology Professionals Canada must issue a call for applications for nomination. The Chair Replacement Working Group (working group) must review all valid applications for appointment that are delivered by the specified deadline, and provide a list of recommended nominees to the Leadership Council.

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Mentor

Serving as a mentor in the mentoring program is an opportunity to form a mutually beneficial relationship with students, junior professionals and internationally trained ASET members who seek experience-based knowledge, guidance and career advice.

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PLAR Advisors

PLAR advisors support C.Tech. applicants who require technical assistance with their learning portfolios. The Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is available to applicants seeking registration with ASET who have not graduated from an applied science, engineering or information technology program. It is also available for applicants who are unable to produce academic transcripts. The assessment demonstrates equivalency to the academic requirements of the C.Tech. designation. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Information Technology
  • Geological/Geophysical

Volunteers must be C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T., or P.Tech. members in good standing, with a minimum of five years of professional experience. Successful applicants must have no current open complaints of unprofessional or unskilled practice and no past discipline decisions from ASET or another professional regulatory body.

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PLAR Assessors

These volunteers serve as subject matter experts for the online review of C.Tech. Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) portfolios for applicants seeking registration with ASET through the assessment. Individuals who have not graduated from an applied science, engineering or information technology program, or who are unable to produce academic transcripts may complete the PLAR  to demonstrate equivalency for the C.Tech designation. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Information Technology
  • Geological/Geophysical

Volunteers must be C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. members in good standing. They must have a minimum of five years of professional experience, and no current open complaints of unprofessional or unskilled practice. Applicants must also have no past discipline decisions from ASET or another professional regulatory body on their record.

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Subject Matter Experts for File Review (Board of Examiners)

Subject matter experts support the work of the Board of Examiners by conducting applicant file reviews. Subject matter experts review files electronically which allows for more flexibility in their duties. Disciplines of interest include:

  • Civil
  • Petroleum
  • Welding

To qualify for the position, an individual must be a C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. member in good standing, with a minimum of five years of professional experience.

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Technology Accreditation Canada Auditors

Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) is looking for regulated members to perform audits. These audits determine whether educational programs in various provinces meet the profession’s approved standards and criteria. On behalf of TAC, auditors determine whether programs meet the profession’s standards, and receive national accreditation.

To serve in this role, an individual must be a C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. member with at least two years of experience within their discipline.

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Inactive Volunteer Roles

Ambassador Program - Event Assistant

ASET is seeking volunteers for the ASET Ambassador Program to assist the Program & Services Department by supporting staff and contractors as Event Assistants.

Volunteers must be an active member (Student, T.T., C.Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T., or P.Tech.) in good standing with no current open complaints of unprofessional or unskilled practice and no past discipline decisions from ASET or another professional regulatory body.

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Communications Advisory Committee

To advise and assist the ASET Communications team by providing advice and feedback on the communications portfolio, including messaging, scheduling and content collection.

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