Thinking about getting involved but not sure where to start?

You’ve come to the right place.

A number of volunteer roles are available, offering you flexibility to fit your needs and availability. Some positions come with one hour or less of commitment per week, and some are remote roles that can primarily be carried out via web or phone.

Plug in to IABC Saskatoon by taking on a small job, or serve as a portfolio manager, or board member.

Email hello.saskatoon@iabc.com to apply for an open volunteer position now!

Director of Administration

Key Responsibilities Responsible for board meeting logistics and materials; Keeps and distributes minutes of all chapter board meetings and annual general meeting; Maintains all chapter papers, records and archives; Serves as the offici...

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Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for board meeting logistics and materials;
  • Keeps and distributes minutes of all chapter board meetings and annual general meeting;
  • Maintains all chapter papers, records and archives;
  • Serves as the official election judge on all matters requiring membership vote, such as elections, changes in governing documents or dues increases;
  • Trains successor.

Key Deliverables

  • Distribute minutes of meetings to board members and general members via email and website.

Skills Learned

  • Organizational skills;
  • Leadership;

Term: Two years, up to three terms.

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Mentorship Manager

Key Responsibilities / Deliverables Develop in conjunction with Director of Member Services an annual plan for the mentorship program including objectives, tactics, approaches for evaluation, and a budget; Execute communications as it pertain...

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Key Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Develop in conjunction with Director of Member Services an annual plan for the mentorship program including objectives, tactics, approaches for evaluation, and a budget;
  • Execute communications as it pertains to the mentorship program;
  • Identify potential mentor mentee and mentor relationships;
  • Host mentorship meetings as required;
  • Provide monthly reports on any activities in the portfolio to the Director of Member Services.
  • Evaluate the mentorship program and use feedback to make changes as necessary.

Skills Learned

  • Communication planning
  • Event planning / project management
  • Budgeting
  • Public speaking

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role
Primary reporting relationship: Director of Member Services

 

SIGS Manager

Key Responsibilities / Deliverables Develop in conjunction with Director of Member Services an annual plan for special interest groups (SIGS) including objectives, tactics, approaches for evaluation, and a budget; Plan events and coordinate g...

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Key Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Develop in conjunction with Director of Member Services an annual plan for special interest groups (SIGS) including objectives, tactics, approaches for evaluation, and a budget;
  • Plan events and coordinate groups that promote relationship building between IABC Saskatoon members;
  • Identify and coordinate volunteers to participate in the execution of special interest groups;
  • Execute communications as it pertains to special interest groups;
  • Provide monthly reports on any activities in the portfolio to the Director of Member Services;
  • Plan events and coordinate groups that promote relationship building between IABC Saskatoon members.

Skills Learned

  • Communication planning
  • Event planning / project management
  • Budgeting
  • Public speaking

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role
Primary reporting relationship: Director of Member Services

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Director of Member Services

Key Responsibilities Develop an annual strategic plan aimed at recruiting and retaining members which includes research, objectives, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget; Develop and execute new member onboarding processes; Pro...

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Key Responsibilities

  • Develop an annual strategic plan aimed at recruiting and retaining members which includes research, objectives, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget;
  • Develop and execute new member onboarding processes;
  • Provide materials/communications for board members or promote/share membership benefits with current and prospective members;
  • Direct the development of programs and activities for members;
    • E.g. mentorship program and membership events.
  •  Prepares annual membership survey plans to to determine the needs and interests of the chapter;
  • Conducts lapsed member surveys;
  • Maintains and disseminates Chapter membership records;
  • Prepare a monthly portfolio report for the board;
  • Recruit volunteers to help with specific assignments;
  • Trains successor.

Key Deliverables

  • Work with a team to coordinate membership events for members annually;
  • Annual General Meeting;
  • Being the touchpoint for new members and members celebrating anniversaries.

Skills Learned

  • Project management and event logistics;
  • Promotions and communications skills;
  • Relationship building skills.

Term: Two years, up to three terms.

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Director of Finance

Key Responsibilities Keeps accurate financial records for the chapter; Shares cheque signing authority with president and vice president; Pays all invoices upon receipt, and reimburses board members for chapter expenses; Receives all mo...

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Key Responsibilities

  • Keeps accurate financial records for the chapter;
  • Shares cheque signing authority with president and vice president;
  • Pays all invoices upon receipt, and reimburses board members for chapter expenses;
  • Receives all monies – memberships, luncheons, events, billings, etc., – and prepares deposits;
  • Custodian of cash box, deposit book, cheque book, and all financial papers and financial archival material;
  • Submits monthly financial reports to the board;
  • Prepares the annual budget;
  • Prepares year end reports for the AGM;
  • Files the year end financial information with IABC International and Saskatchewan Corporations Branch;
  • Develops special investments for chapter’s excess monies;
  • Submits all books and records for audit and final approval to the board at the end of his/her term of office;
  • Trains successor.

Key Deliverables

  • Ensuring finances are up to date and accurate through monthly reporting.

Skills Learned

  • Budgeting
  • General accounting
  • Time management

Term: Two years, up to three terms.

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Contact Ben at president.saskatoon@iabc.com or Krystal at vp.saskatoon@iabc.com for more details.

Event Manager

Key Responsibilities / Deliverables Selects venue for hosting events; Finalizes contract for events facilities; Prepares event plans and coordinates promotion of events with communications; Creates/prints event name tags using template an...

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Key Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Selects venue for hosting events;
    Finalizes contract for events facilities;
  • Prepares event plans and coordinates promotion of events with communications;
  • Creates/prints event name tags using template and registration list, also prints registration list from Eventbrite for registration table volunteer;
  • Compiles, records and reports evaluation results for each event;
  • Identify and coordinate volunteers to participate in the execution of events;
  • Identify opportunities to raise IABC’s profile in Saskatoon through events;
  • Identify gaps and act on opportunities to create collaboration between board portfolios.

Skills Learned

  • Event planning and management;
  • Communications planning.

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role
Primary reporting relationship: Director of Professional Development

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Sponsorship Manager

Position type: Volunteer, non-board role Primary reporting relationship: Director of Finance/Sponsorship Key Responsibilities / Deliverables Assist in developing an annual sponsorship plan aimed at garnering sponsorships in support of IABC...

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Position type: Volunteer, non-board role

Primary reporting relationship: Director of Finance/Sponsorship

Key Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Assist in developing an annual sponsorship plan aimed at garnering sponsorships in support of IABC, which includes research, objectives (monetary and in-kind needs), tactics, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget;
  • Develop and monitor signed agreements for every sponsor (in-kind and monetary) that outlines the relationship, payment due date, benefits and cancellation terms;
  • Prepare and maintain an annual sponsorship package for presentation to potential sponsors;
  • Develop a tracking system to ensure that all contract deliverables are timely and complete;
  • Trains successor.

Skills Learned

  • Communication planning
  • Budgeting

Director of Educational Relations

Term: Two years, up to three terms. Key Responsibilities Develop an annual strategic plan aimed at actively student members which includes research, objectives, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget; Develops and nurtures relat...

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Term: Two years, up to three terms.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop an annual strategic plan aimed at actively student members which includes research,
    objectives, approaches for evaluation and preparing a budget;
  • Develops and nurtures relationships with local post-secondary institutions;
  • Seek student volunteers from local business schools;
  • Collaborate with student board members to create and implement plan to recruit student
    members and prospects;
  • Identify and execute on opportunities to have IABC representation at job fairs or similar events;
  • Celebrate annual winner of IABC Saskatoon Student Award at the U of S;
  • Organize call for IABC Saskatoon Student Award (open competition between U of S
    and SaskPolytech);

    • Includes drafting and revising award criteria;
    • rafting ruberic for grading student award submissions;
    • coordinating award judges;
    • coordinating a celebration event for the successful student winner;
  • Supports student members within the chapter;
  • Train successor.

Key Deliverables

  • Increase number of students attending IABC events;
  • Increase number of student members;
  • Increase number of students who apply for the IABC Saskatoon Student Award.

Skills Learned

  • Networking
  • Event planning
  • Communications planning

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