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Volunteering is a rewarding way to connect with others, share your skills, meet new people, gain different experiences, and make an impact on your community. Thousands of UBC alumni have volunteered with UBC and helped UBC achieve its mission – to advance knowledge and create positive change in the world.

As UBC Faculty of Medicine alumni, there are a wide variety of opportunities to fit your interests, goals, and schedules. Here are several things to consider when choosing a volunteer opportunity:

  • Short or long term roles, e.g. event volunteer vs. committee member
  • Opportunities in person or remotely
  • Serving in supporting or leadership capacities
  • How can my skills and experience help improve this initiative

Our featured and current alumni volunteer opportunities are here:

Are you looking for a rewarding, leadership volunteer opportunity? As a UBC Medical Alumni Association Board Director, you will guide strategic direction, improve governance effectiveness, and support fundraising efforts to enrich the lives of UBC medical students across British Columbia.

Requirement: Graduate of the UBC MD program or currently in/graduated from the UBC medical residency program.

Commitment: Three meetings and one AGM & Awards Ceremony event of 3 hours each (October to May), attend local events, and additional, optional, committee participation.

For more information, please contact Courtney Cousineau at or 604-875-4111 ext 62031.

Reconnect with classmates and celebrate the 10th, 15th, 20th, or 30th+ anniversary of your graduation by helping plan your next reunion! The Alumni Engagement Office is here to help you with the planning process, including generating activity and venue ideas, budgeting, getting you class lists, and more!

You can learn more about how the Alumni Engagement Office can help you get started with reunion planning here.

The UBC Faculty of Medicine Alumni Engagement Office is seeking alumni from across the Faculty who live in Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Victoria, Prince George, or Kelowna to join our advisory committees. This volunteer opportunity includes assisting and advising on events, programming and networking opportunities for alumni in your area.

Commitment: Attend local area events (2-3 per year) if available and participate in 2 conference calls/meetings per year.

For more information, please contact Courtney Cousineau at or 604-875-4111 ext 62031.

In order to help connect students and the PT community, we are hosting a series of online, informal sessions for students. Learn more about this valuable opportunity to share your career learnings and advice to future PT alumni here.

The UBC Faculty of Medicine is recruiting Physician Examiners to participate in Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCE’s) for the upcoming academic year. Examiners will observe students and candidates interacting with a Standardized Patient in a clinical encounter and record their performance according to specific rating guidelines. Training will be provided before each exam.

This is an excellent opportunity for alumni to be involved in ensuring excellence in the assessment of future physicians and contribute to medical education. For more information and how to apply visit:

Questions? Email

The UBC RuralCPD's Coaching and Mentoring Program is a formal, structured physician mentoring program designed specifically to address the needs of physicians who are new to rural practice in British Columbia.

  • Mentees choose a well-established and experienced rural physician mentor to help facilitate their transition to rural practice
  • Mentors gain valuable leadership experience and ongoing support throughout the program
  • 10 month structured mentoring relationship
  • Total time commitment of 20 hours over the 10 months of the program
  • Free for all participants; Mentors receive a $1200 honorarium per mentee
  • Accredited for Mainpro+ and MOC credits

To learn more about this opportunity, please visit If you have any questions, please contact the Program Coordinator at

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many students and recent graduates have struggled to build their professional networks within the virtual environment. As networking is a pillar of career success, it is vital that our alumni community continues to build connections and practice networking skills that will serve them both in today’s virtual world and in face-to-face interactions in the future.

The Your Next Step: Connecting with Confidence event on June 22, 2021 will focus on developing networking skillsets through teaching and practice. UBC alumni are invited to connect with students and recent alumni to share their experiences and offer career advice through virtual conversations. Topics will include building your network, navigating change, job searching, and establishing yourself in your early career.

To learn more about this opportunity, please visit

For additional volunteer opportunities, please visit the alumni UBC website and start your volunteer journey today!