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PEO Brampton Chapter - Volunteering


Dear PEO Brampton Chapter Member,

March is National Engineering Month! 

Participating in education outreach programs is a fun way to be involved with your chapter and help grade school students, their parents and teachers understand what engineering is all about.

Saturday, March 28th, 2020 is the Popsicle stick Bridge Building Challenge (BBC)

We are looking for volunteers to assist with the tasks required to make the BBC event a success. The BBC is an excellent opportunity to show elementary school students in grades 4 to 8 some of the fun, exciting and rewarding aspects of the engineering profession.
Volunteers can be involved a couple of times before the event as well.

Pre-test day - Saturday March 21st, 2020, 10 am to 1 pm at Terry Miller Recreation Centre (1295 Williams Pkwy, Brampton, ON L6S 3J8)

We will be testing our bridge busters and software at the school. Interested students have a chance to test out their prototype bridge creations on the bridge buster and talk to Professional Engineers about their designs.

This year we are setting up the equipment and tables on the night before the event, Friday, March 27th from 6:30 pm to 9 pm.
We will meet at 6:30 pm to set-up at David Suzuki Secondary School and review the event day tasks.

Event:              Popsicle stick Bridge Building Challenge
Date:                Saturday March 28, 2020
Time:               7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location:          David Suzuki Secondary School
                        45 Daviselm Drive,
                        Brampton, ON L6X 0Z3

Volunteers are needed to help on any or all of:

  • Dry run and equipment testing
  • Set-up at the school the night before
  • Help during the BBC event

Please state your preferred task or any task: 

  • Student registration and student flow
  • Bridge qualification, judging, testing, scoring
  • IT, audio-visual equipment, games, quizzes, videos, guest speakers
  • Any Task
This is a great networking opportunity for EITs and engineers within our Chapter and a way to bring awareness and knowledge of the engineering profession to the public.

The Government of Ontario mandates that volunteers receive occupational health and safety and accessibility training. The intent of the training is to educate PEO volunteers on their rights and responsibilities as volunteers, as well as their duties when working in a volunteer capacity, so that they may perform their work safely and in compliance with the law.

In order to become a volunteer, you must


PEO Brampton Chapter
Education Committee

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill in the form below.

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