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Volunteer

At WEF, we offer the opportunity for students to gain practical experience and connect with industry leaders in the field of Project Management. 

Volunteer Opportunities

People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some, it offers the chance to give something back to the community or make a difference to the people around them. For others, it provides an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge.

To get the most out of your volunteer experience, we encourage you to pursue your interests, challenge yourself by trying new activities and get connected with others. You can choose from volunteer opportunities in a variety of areas that can match your skills, interests, and availability.

We offer a flexible range of ways to become involved, no matter how much time you have or the skills you are looking to share. Our volunteer opportunities include:​​

  • Assisting in the preparation for the annual Wideman Education Foundation competition

  • Playing a role in the execution of the annual competition

  • Promoting WEF online and in live events​

  • Developing content for social media and help grow our base of followers​

  • Sharing your ideas to better connect WEF with students like yourself

Board
Secretary

  • Oversee the keeping of records of meetings, policies, membership and other records required by law

  • Ensure that minutes are taken & circulated for all regular and special meetings of the Board 

  • Maintain the files & records to ensure security and confidentiality

  • Maintain a collaborative service for the exclusive use of Board members as a repository for the organizations files

  • Manages internal communication channels within the board including email groups

Board
Treasurer

  • Develop annual operating budget covering the intended objectives

  • Monitor financial activities of the Foundation 

  • Issue official WEF receipts for donations received

  • Ensure that complete and accurate records are kept of all the Foundation's financial matters in accordance with GAAP

  • Provide the Board monthly report of all financial transactions & financial position of the Foundation

  • File the Foundation's Annual Financial Report to the Federal government and Annual Report to Provincial government

Director, Volunteering

  • Identify volunteer needs of the foundation 

  • Facilitate development of job descriptions for volunteer roles

  • Seek out institutions, organizations, or individuals who may provide or provide access to volunteers services

  • Improve the volunteer lifecycle process, from onboarding to acknowledgement

  • Make recommendations to the Board regarding effective engagement with volunteers

Director, Sponsorships

  • Development and execution of plans to grow and promote sponsorship of the foundation 
     

  • Select promotional material and raise funding to support the operation and mandate of the foundation 
     

  • Create and manage fund raising campaigns as necessary



     

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Can't find the role that interests you? 

Tell us what your interests are and we will contact you once a matching role becomes available.