New Volunteer Opportunities


CPPA is rapidly rebuilding. We have several new board members with a strong mixture of experience and knowledge in organizational growth and positive psychology. Exciting new events and activities are being planned and under way.

We are planning to grow a community of volunteers so volunteers are not only asked to give of their time but in return receive the benefits of personal and professional development as well being part of an active strong community within the organization.

We require dedication and commitment from our volunteers but the payback is rich with that sense of purpose and a true sense of being part of this organization’s growth.

Why Volunteer?

We are committed to providing meaningful and rewarding volunteer opportunities helping you grow and use your talents and strengths in a mutually satisfying environment. Whether you are starting your career, or are a seasoned professional, CPPA provides a great environment for you to flourish

Who should apply to be a CPPA Volunteer? 

  • You gravitate towards the importance of psychological well-being and would like to learn more about how positive psychology principles can be applied to increase well-being
  • You would like to be part of a team of likeminded individuals who see the value of giving back through volunteerism
  • You would like to be part of a purpose driven organization focused on psychological well-being
  • You have a growth mindset and can-do approach

CPPA is seeking passionate, committed volunteers to share their talents with CPPA in the following roles:

Board Positions

CPPA is seeking passionate, committed volunteers to share their talents with CPPA as a board member and participate in the strategic direction and operations of the Association.

As a member of the Canadian Positive Psychology Board, you will perform the governance duties of a board member, enabling the achievement of the CPPA’s mission and strategic plan along with providing direct leadership on the execution of tasks within your portfolio.  The following key roles are available for individuals with a strong interest and knowledge of positive psychology:

Board Secretary

Working in collaboration with the CPPA Founder and President, you will oversee the effective functioning of board governance in relation to CPPA bylaws and prepare minutes of monthly board zoom meetings. As custodian of the CPPA’s records as a non-profit organization, you will ensure the safekeeping of official documents and board records.

Director Fund Development

You will provide leadership in sourcing and securing grant funding for current and future projects to support the CPPA mission and initiatives. This will include researching possible funding sources, preparing proposals, gathering the necessary documentation, meeting the deadlines for grants and ensuring that the CPPA is meeting the requirements of funding bodies.

Director Member Engagement

The Director Member Engagement leads the development, implementation and evaluation of CPPA membership growth strategies. You will be responsible for designing and implementing and executing the CPPA’s membership growth and retention strategy aligned with the organization’s strategic plan and mission.

Canadian Workplace Well-Being Awards Committee members

CWWA is in its third year is seeking volunteers to join the committee launching the awards for 2023. Individuals will have a keen interest in workplace well-being and be willing to roll up their sleeves and take on specific tasks and responsibilities aligned with their strengths. More information to follow in the near future on roles available.

French Translator

Working with our communications and marketing team lead or in collaboration with other project leads for on various initiatives, you will provide professional English to French translations and adaptations of external communications, web pages and other CPPA communications.

Graphic Designer

Working under the Communications and Marketing Lead, the primary role of the Volunteer Graphic Designer is to develop graphics to promote Positive Psychology and the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) in the online space.

Marketing and Communications Volunteers for both long term and short term positions who are knowledgeable about positive psychology and who are also skilled in graphic design, blog writing, social media and other marketing skills.

Event Planning Volunteers for virtual and onsite events If you enjoy and are skilled in event coordination logistics such as registration, speaker management, online management, poster presentation coordination, PERMA activities (online and live), audiovisual and social media. We will have a number of roles we are looking to fill.

If you are interested in learning more about these positions, or learning more about how you can assist CPPA, please email

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