Employment Opportunities

“We change people’s lives. We think differently and challenge the status quo in everything we do.”
Dr. J.T. (Tom) Snell, President Columbia College


We are seeking high-energy, dedicated, and sincere team players to help us prepare each adult learner to achieve future success as competent professionals in the workplace.

Every decision we make is made in the long-term, best interest of our students as future working professionals. We believe that only when our students succeed, that we succeed.

As a result of the commitment of each staff and faculty member to each student, Columbia’s graduates have consistently achieved some of the best outcomes of any college or university in Canada. We are extremely proud of this and want to attract additional team members who are passionate about helping each student achieve even greater success.

If you want to learn more about this exciting, student-centered educational institution that is dedicated to making a difference in each student’s life, then please take the time to learn more about our beliefs, values, culture, and operating practicing by reviewing the following documents:

Please note that the positions listed below include current and/or future employment opportunities at Columbia College.

Contact Information

Fax:(403) 272-3805
Mail:Columbia College,
802 Manning Road NE,
Calgary AB, T2E 7N8

Volunteer Opportunities

Do you like helping others?
Do you want to make an impact in the lives of newcomers and immigrants?

Become a volunteer for The Columbia Learning Society at Columbia College! You will meet English language learners from various cultures and backgrounds, and you can help them gain the language and foundational skills they need to become active members of our vibrant community.

As volunteer classroom assistants, you will play an important role in providing extra support for our adult language learners in their classes. You will assist with various language learning tasks (such as reading comprehension, conversation practice and basic computer skills) as assigned by the class facilitators. Your valuable contributions will allow our learners to receive the additional support they need in their learning.

The following are required for volunteers:

  • must have strong communication skills and clear speech
  • must have a good understanding of English grammar and Canadian culture, and sensitivity to other cultures
  • must be 18 years old or older
  • must be available for a minimum of 2 hours per week from Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a minimum of one month

All volunteers are also required to submit a completed volunteer application form and resume, attend an interview and undergo background reference checks.

Volunteer applications are accepted throughout the year due to the dynamic nature of our language training programs. To apply or learn more about volunteering and available volunteer positions, contact Jocelyne Yip at jocelyney@columbia.ab.ca. or 403-235-9300, Ext. 342.