Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities for members within the profession or the community.


CPA Saskatchewan Career Fair Representatives

Are you interested in sharing your passion for the CPA profession?

CPA Saskatchewan is looking for members to volunteers their time sharing their passion about their profession at high school career fairs.

    Members are needed at the career fair booth from approximately 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. You will interact with participants and answer their questions about why they should consider a career as a CPA. Please feel free to volunteer for all or a portion of this time. There is also the potential opportunity at these career fairs for a session presentation where you can speak to the career opportunities of Becoming a CPA.

    If you are interested in any of these opportunities, or would like your name added to a list should there be opportunities in your area in the future, please contact Rita Bennett at (306) 337-4851, or by email.


    Saskatchewan Games Council

    Are you interested in giving back to amateur sport in Saskatchewan?

    The Saskatchewan Games Council Inc. is a non-profit provincial organization responsible for managing the Saskatchewan Summer & Winter Games program and providing administrative and logistical support to Team Sask for their participation in the Canada Games and the Western Canada Games. We also manage funding support to the First Nations Games and the 55+ Provincial Games.

    Our organization is made up of a 10-person board and 3 staff. We operate under the Relationship Model of Governance.

    After conducting a skills audit of our Board, we realized that we would benefit from having an individual with a professional accounting background to enhance our team. We have two openings on the Board starting in June 2017 (for a two-year term).

    Please visit our website to get a better feel for the important role we play - www.saskgames.ca. If you have questions contact Mark Bracken, Executive Director at 306-780-9357 or mbracken@saskgames.ca.

    If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your resume to Mike Hudey, Nominations Chair at mike.hudey@gmail.com by April 28, 2017.


    Board of Director - Treasurer

    The International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) is a non-profit organization looking for a volunteer to serve on our Board of Directors as Treasurer.

    Time commitment is pretty light. Requirements include, but are not limited to:

    • Paying invoices
    • Keeping QuickBooks up to date
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Reporting to the Board of Directors monthly with the current balance and any issues such as non-payment, etc.
    • Occasional financial statements
    • Arranging for annual books review
    • Participate in annual budget workshop
    • etc.

    We don't have a lot of account activity. The majority of work is around a monthly event that we hold for our Chapter members. For more information or to apply, please contact vicepresident@saskatchewan.iiba.org


    Treasurer - SARC Board of Directors

    The SARC Board of Directors is calling for expressions of interest in the position of Treasurer. This volunteer position is a one-year term with the possibility of being renewed for an additional five one-year terms. The Treasurer’s role in financial matters is at the governance level (planning, policy setting, compliance monitoring). SARC staff has the primary responsibility for developing and maintaining the day-to-day financial controls of the organization.

    The SARC Board functions as a Policy Board and focuses on strategic planning, the sustainability of SARC and SARCAN Recycling, and issues of importance to the global Membership. The SARC Board typically meets eight times per year on the fourth Friday-Saturday of the month in Saskatoon.

    SARC’s Treasurer is responsible for:

    • Chairing the Finance/Pension & Benefits Committee; serving on the Executive and committees as assigned
    • Reviewing financial statements with the Finance/Pension & Benefits Committee; presenting statements to the Board in partnership with the Executive Director and/or Director of Finance and answering questions about them
    • Reviewing annual operating and capital budgets; presenting budgets to the Board in partnership with the Executive Director and/or Director of Finance and answering questions about them
    • Reviewing and presenting the audited financial statements to the Board for approval; presenting the audited financial statements and budgets to SARC Members at the Annual General Meeting
    • If requested by the Executive Director or Director of Finance, acting as a consultant on any matters relating to finances of the organization

    In accordance with SARC’s bylaws, the position of Treasurer shall be filled by a qualified accountant (being a CPA).

    Board Members receive honourariums and are covered for expenses while on SARC business. There are also opportunities to attend professional development sessions and other special events throughout the year.

    Apply with your cover letter and résumé by email, mail, or in person by April 12, 2017.

    Contact: Treasurer Ad-Hoc Selection Committee
    111 Cardinal Crescent, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6H5
    twhitehead@sarcan.sk.ca

    We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Highlights

    CPA Saskatchewan registrants are subject to regulation, which includes The Accounting Profession Act, Regulatory & Administrative Bylaws, Rules of Professional Conduct, Regulatory & Administrative Board rules and processes established for CPA Saskatchewan.

    With the proclamation of The Accounting Profession Act on November 10, 2014, all Saskatchewan’s accountants are now united under a single designation banner – CPA.