Volunteer Opportunities

CAS offers members several opportunities for personal involvement, professional development and engagement.

By taking on a volunteer role in your Society, you join an enthusiastic team dedicated to advancing the profession of anesthesia. A role with CAS allows you to share your unique experiences with others, learn new skills, push forward innovative ideas, and develop key professional and personal networks. Your ongoing input is critical to CAS' accomplishments and to the development and empowerment of anesthesiologists across the country and internationally.

To apply, please send your notification of interest, along with your CV to anesthesia@cas.ca, outlining the role you are applying for. 

Updated: February 2023


Current vacancies:

 

Awards Committee

Positions available: 1

Roles: Commitee Member

Would you like to help design the CAS awards program? Join the CAS Awards Committee (AC). The AC was established to adjudicate the CAS Honour Awards Program, ensuring that the awards are bestowed on those individuals who have distinguished themselves by the character of their contribution to CAS, the profession and/or the community. The AC reviews and sets the categories, the eligibility criteria, nomination rules and scoring guidelines, and selects the recipients having reviewed and considered the qualities, qualifications and contributions of all nominees.

CAIRS Committee

Positions available: 1

Roles: Resident Representative

The CAIRS system is an anonymous program that can be incorporated into hospital systems to assist anesthesiologists to report, evaluate and receive information regarding anesthetic incidents. The results of the incident analyses may be fed back into the system, allowing the 'loop' to be closed as part of a quality improvement system. The CAIRS committee reviews the program and offers suggestions for improvement, if applicable.

COACT (Committee on Anesthesia Care Team)

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Resident Representative

COACT is responsible for advising the CAS Board of Directors on matters pertaining to anesthesia regarding developments within the allied health fields and particularly with regard to Anesthesia Assistants.

CAS & ACUDA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee (EDI)

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Committee Chair

The DE&I committee was established to assess organizational inclusiveness, to ensure that any systemic biases or barriers are addressed and removed, and to report all findings to CAS & ACUDA leadership.

Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD)

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Resident Representative

The CEPD Committee is responsible for advising the Board on all matters regarding Maintenance of Certification and continuing professional development of members in anesthesia and related fields.

Ethics Committee

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Committee Chair

The Ethics Committee is responsible for advising the CAS Board of Directors on matters pertaining to the protection of human rights and values in light of ethical, scientific and technological progress in anesthesia, medicine and society in general.

Finance Committee

Positions Available - 1

Roles - Committee Member

The CAS Finance Committee is responsible for reviewing budgets, including financial statements, for past and upcoming years.

Physician Wellness Committee

Positions Available - 2

Roles - Committee Chair, Committee Vice-Chair

The Anesthesiology Physician Wellness Committee is dedicated to supporting practices that encourage anesthesia physician wellbeing and health, while also addressing the increasing rates of burnout in our specialty.

Standards Committee

Positions Available - 3

Roles - Committee Members

The Standards Committee provides expert advice and guidance on the standards of anesthesia practice and related matters to the CAS Board and society members.