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.


    Board of Directors - Buffalo Pound Water

    The Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation (BPWTC) is seeking individuals with board governance or senior executive experience and a range of diverse skills to serve as a member of the Board of the Corporation.

    In January 2016, the BPWTC became a non-profit organization proportionately-owned by the Cities of Regina and Moose Jaw. Under the new membership agreement, an independent Board of Directors manages the business and affairs of the Corporation with full authority to make strategic business decisions in accordance with authority provided by the two municipal shareholders.

    The BPWTC has an operating budget of approximately $12 million/year. A $60 million capital project is currently underway, and a significant long term plant renewal capital program is under development.

    The BPWTC values diversity in our workforce and Board of Directors and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

    The application deadline is Friday, October 27, 2017.

    Visit buffalopoundwtp.ca for more information


    Girl Guides of Canada – SK Council Seeking Provincial Treasurer

    Purpose
    To review and monitor the financial management of all Girl Guides of Canada, Saskatchewan Council

    Responsibilities:


    Financial Oversight

    • Attend meetings of Provincial Council, finance committee and standing committee advisors; to present a financial report and answer or investigate all inquiries and concerns.
    • Compare budgeted to actual expenditures and investigate any significant discrepancies.
    • Review Internal Controls annually.
    • Oversees the review of accounting policies and practices
    • Reviews significant accounting and reporting judgments made by management
    • Reviews interim financial statements
    • Reviews significant financial risks and assess mitigating controls

    Budgeting

    • Ensure an annual budget is prepared and presented to the Provincial Council.
    • Ensures budgets are approved by the Provincial Council and ready for presentation to National in required format by required deadline.

    Audit Related

    • Oversees the timely preparation of materials for external auditors and financial statements.
    • Present the annual audited financial statement
    • Review Audited Financial Statements and management letter points with the auditors.
    • Reviews the performance/independence of the auditor

    Provides support to Provincial Council

    • Supports the establishment of long and short term goals, objectives and priorities for meeting the financial needs of the organization within GGC Bylaws and Policies, standards and controls, CICA standards and relevant legislation.
    • Mentors and provides orientation to new incoming provincial Treasurer.
    • In conjunction with Nominating Committee prepares a succession plan for the provincial treasurer.

    Provides Support to Areas, District and Units

    • Ensure that Areas and Districts have completed, and submitted to the Provincial level, all requirements of the annual Compliance package, including timely completion of a year-end review, and that checking that appropriate financial and best business practices are being followed by the Districts, Areas and Properties.
    • Respond to finance related questions from Area and District Treasurers and Commissioners and Provincial Advisers, as well as other Guiders in the field.
    • Ensure that appropriate financial practices are being followed at the Area and District level and assist Area and District Commissioners/Area Treasurers in ensuring compliance with financial standards at all levels within the Province.

    Term of Office – One Year
    The Provincial Treasurer may be elected or selected annually by the Provincial Council, and must be custodian of the funds of the Provincial Council. They will be eligible for re-election/re-appointment annually to a maximum for five (5) consecutive years.

    Please email provincial@girlguides.sk.ca with any interest