Applying to School Boards

We recommend that you contact the school board you are interested in applying to for the most up-to-date information regarding their application process. Most school boards have teacher application information in the careers or job opportunities section of their website.

For a list of all schools in Alberta, visit the Alberta Education website and search “school choice”. There you will find a list of all schools and school boards in Alberta divided into public, separate, Francophone and charter.

U of A’s Career Centre

The University of Alberta’s Career Centre is an excellent source of career and employment information for students in the Faculty of Education.

They offer many seminars and workshops, geared towards students in Education, that cover all stages of the job search process from writing resumes, cover letters and autobiographical statements to applying for teaching positions and preparing for interviews.

They also host an annual Education Career Fair that provides current Education students with the opportunity to connect with potential employers.

If you are looking for a job related to Education, you can log in to the the Campus Bridge site to search for job postings by area of study.

For more information about what services they have to offer visit their website or visit them in person on the 2nd Floor of the Student’s Union Building (SUB).

Additional job postings sites to search at are Working at the Students' Union and Jobkin: Edmonton's Student Job Registry.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact the respective organizations for more information or inquiries about volunteer opportunities. Check back for other volunteer opportunities.

An additional resource to search for volunteer opportunities on and off-campus is the University of Alberta Students' Union Volunteer Registry.

University of Alberta U School

The University of Alberta’s U School program is looking for volunteers from the Faculty of Education. U School brings marginalized students from grades 4 through 9 to campus for a week of interactive and inquiry based learning. The aim of the program is to plant the seed of possibility for students from socially vulnerable backgrounds. U School classrooms are located right in the Education building! U School is excited to offer four U School volunteer opportunities: classroom mentor, interviewee, presenter, and photography volunteers. To read more about what the roles entail, take a look at the volunteer page here. To inquire further about the program, or any of these positions, please contact Melania, the U School Program lead, at -SEPT 2017

Edmonton Public Schools Study Buddy

Study Buddy is a program offered by Edmonton Public Schools where post secondary students offer assistance to elementary, junior high, and high school students, individually or in small groups, with an academic focus. Post secondary students volunteer a minimum of one hour per week for 10 weeks. Study Buddy comes to campus near the beginning of each Fall and Winter term for recruitment sessions. Find out details at their website. -JANUARY 2019

Cognitive Connections

Calling all Education Students! Looking to bulk up your resume? Desperate for some teaching experience? Need a meaningful break from schoolwork or just tired of lying around? Cognitive Connections is recruiting volunteers for our one-on-one student support program. With a time commitment of just one hour a week, you can make a meaningful difference in a student’s life while maintaining a relaxed schedule. With the recent surge in online learning due to COVID-19, many K-12 students have been struggling socially and academically. Our online program is dedicated to providing students with meaningful social interaction and personalized homework support, while relieving parent/caregiver burnout. If this initiative appeals to you, please sign up to volunteer at: This is a great opportunity to develop teaching strategies and kickstart your career as an educator. If you have any questions, please use the contact form on our website or email Can’t wait to hear from you!