Volunteer Opportunities

The Uni­ver­si­ty of Regi­na Fac­ul­ty Asso­ci­a­tion (URFA) is run on a vol­un­teer basis and depends on the active par­tic­i­pa­tion of its mem­bers. URFA has a num­ber of vol­un­teer com­mit­tees that ensure the suc­cess of URFA’s oper­a­tions, as well as raise aware­ness of mem­ber issues and advo­cate on behalf of the membership. 

Mem­bers are encour­aged to get involved with URFA com­mit­tees, or put their name for­ward for an elect­ed posi­tion on the Exec­u­tive or Coun­cil of Representatives. 

If you would like to vol­un­teer, or find out more about how you can get involved, con­tact URFA at urfa@​uregina.​ca or call 3065854378.

Coun­cil of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives — Ses­sion­al Constituency

A vacan­cy exists in the Ses­sion­al Con­stituen­cy on URFA’s Coun­cil of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives.

The term for the vacan­cy will start imme­di­ate­ly and end April 302022.

The Coun­cil of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives is respon­si­ble for pro­vid­ing pol­i­cy advice and rec­om­men­da­tions to the Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee for the ben­e­fit of the Asso­ci­a­tion. The Coun­cil of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives meets at least quarterly.

If you have ques­tions and/​or are inter­est­ed in putting your name for­ward, please pro­vide your name and a brief sum­ma­ry as to why you would like to join this com­mit­tee, Please email us this infor­ma­tion before noon on Novem­ber 30, 2021.

All appoint­ments to this com­mit­tee are approved by URFA’s Exec­u­tive Committee.

Affil­i­ate Nom­i­na­tions to Saskatchewan Fed­er­a­tion of Labour Committees

Every two years, fol­low­ing their con­ven­tion, the Saskatchewan Fed­er­a­tion of Labour (SFL) Exec­u­tive Coun­cil restruc­tures their stand­ing com­mit­tees. As an affil­i­ate of the SFL, URFA is invit­ed to nom­i­nate com­mit­tee rep­re­sen­ta­tives.

SFL-fund­ed (in part) com­mit­tees include the following:

  • Indige­nous
  • Occu­pa­tion­al Health and Safety/​Workers’ Compensation
  • Sol­i­dar­i­ty & Pride
  • Wom­en’s
  • Work­ers of Colour
  • Work­ers with Disabilities
  • Young Work­ers

Com­mit­tees fund­ed by affiliates:

  • Appren­tice­ship
  • Edu­ca­tion
  • Envi­ron­ment
  • Pen­sions & Benefits

If you are inter­est­ed in being nom­i­nat­ed to join an SFL com­mit­tee, please review the doc­u­ments below and email us your com­plet­ed nom­i­na­tion form and back­grounder form by 4:30 p.m. on Novem­ber 29, 2021.

All nom­i­na­tions will be approved by URFA’s Exec­u­tive Committee.

SFL Committee Nomination Information (197 KB)

SFL Committee Nomination & Backgrounder Forms (233 KB)

Strate­gic Plan Sum­ma­ry Translators

On the left is a Mac computer showing the Strategic Plan web page on the URFA website. On the right, text reads: "We hope you're as excited about our new strategic plan as we are! Will you help us translate our strategic plan summary into as many languages as possible?"

URFA is excit­ed about our new Strate­gic Plan! We are seek­ing URFA mem­bers who are will­ing to vol­un­teer to trans­late our mis­sion, vision, val­ues, and four strate­gic direc­tions into as many lan­guages as pos­si­ble. The text is 150 words. If you are inter­est­ed in trans­lat­ing these key pieces of URFA’s Strate­gic Plan, please send us an email.