CALL NEEDS YOU
CALL thrives on volunteers who make a difference by sharing their experiences, interests, hobbies, skills and talents. Every volunteer has a story that makes the programs offered by CALL diverse, educational, interesting and fun, enriching people’s lives. There are endless possibilities as a volunteer with CALL and you are invited to bring good things to other members by contributing one time, on a short term or ongoing basis. This is your opportunity to engage in meaningful activity while pursuing life long learning.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE - VOLUNTEER!
CALL thanks all members, current and past, for your volunteer efforts. Your contributions are sincerely appreciated. THANK YOU!
Please email Volunteer Coordinator we would be happy to talk about the opportunity and forward your interest to the appropriate person!
CALL IS CURRENTLY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
Finance Committee Member Urgently Needed
Volunteers are the life blood of CALL and the treasurer requires a new member to serve on CALL’s Finance Committee and to aid in next year’s financial review. The committee meets 4 times per year via Zoom and helps set financial policies for CALL including investment parameters, best financial practices and input on a 5 year plan. Although our next meeting isn’t until December, joining now would allow you a sneak peek at the process for the financial review currently being conducted by the two member “auditors” for the 2022-23 fiscal year that ended August 31st. Accounting or bookkeeping experience would be helpful but is not crucial. The current treasurer, Cathy Martin, will even buy you a coffee to talk more about the opportunity and what it might entail. Don’t delay – email firstname.lastname@example.org today and help talk dollars and sense with the treasurer!
CALL Café Team
Do you often wish that CALL Café would invite a speaker to address a certain topic but you are unsure of how to make this happen? Would you be willing to contact a potential speaker who is on your wish list? The CALL Café Committee is seeking volunteers who will work as part of a team that generates ideas about speakers and topics CALL Café should explore. Zoom expertise is not required.
For more information, contact Adrienne Kertzer
Cultural Appreciation Interest Group
Many CALL members are attracted to cultural events such as theatre, art shows and concerts and enjoy exploring different culinary experiences. For example, CALL currently offers “CPO Rehearsals” in which members register, attend selected open rehearsals of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and then participate in a discussion led by the CALL facilitator.
Would you be interested in organizing a new series? By creating a new Interest Group under the Cultural Appreciation umbrella, you will share your passion with other CALL members.
If you have an idea to discuss, contact Cultural Appreciation
WOULD YOU LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE TO CALL’S FUTURE SUCCESS?
CALL’s Board of Director’s determines the organization’s future direction and ensures it operates effectively in the present.
The Board meets in-person once a month for approximately two hours. It is a working Board so each member has a specific area of responsibility. The Board is currently seeking three new Chairs: Volunteers, Membership and Communications, Brief descriptions of each of these positions is below.
Detailed descriptions of the roles are available. If you would like to explore the possibility of joining the Board, please contact:
Leslie Dort (Nominations member) Email
Brief descriptions of each of the open positions are below:Volunteers
The Volunteer Chair is a matchmaker. He or she leads a committee which matches volunteers with the needs of CALL. He or she gathers information on the skills and interests of CALL members so they can be suitably placed in volunteer roles. To accomplish this goal, positions are advertised by email or the newsletter.Membership
The membership chair can speak the language of technology. He or she leads a committee which keeps the database of all CALL members. They help make sure waivers are kept when needed. The membership committee is present at CALL Cafes and lectures if people want to join. They plan activities which help integrate new members into the CALL culture.