Statement Regarding Re-Structuring of the AMS

Following the Government of Ontario’s recent announcement regarding the new Student Choice Initiative, the AMS Board of Directors has had to make difficult decisions regarding the services and opportunities that we offer to students. This new change will likely introduce approximately a 40% budget cut for the fall of 2019. As such, in consultation with Assembly and students at large, the Board of Directors has re-structured the AMS government branch to ensure that we continue to provide services for students and a high level of advocacy while being financially sustainable. The Board of Directors based their decisions from the consultation at Emergency Assembly, the social value provided to students, the financial impact to the corporation, & the level of opportunities provided to students. After a thorough discussion at Assembly and at the Board of Directors, meet your new AMS Structure for 2019-2020!

To see the full list of volunteer and employment opportunities available for the upcoming year visit:

Please note that we are currently in the process of updating to reflect the changes in hiring. All updates will be finalized by the end of this week.


Please direct all media inquiries to Rachael Heleniak, AMS Director of Communications, at or (613) 533-6000 x 75850


Alma Mater Society (AMS) –

The central undergraduate student government at Queen’s University, the AMS represents over 17,750 students and is the oldest student government in Canada. There are over 1,000 student volunteers and 800 paid staff.


Effective May 1 2022 our new address is (Lasalle) 146 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V8

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