11-Dec-2012 The IABC/Regina team needs your help! We have three vacant board positions for the membership and volunteers portfolios and we need your help to fill them. If you are interesting in helping with member recruitment, member retention or volunteer management don’t miss out on these great opportunities! 

VP, Volunteers – responsibilities include:
· Develop and implement a volunteers plan to support the strategic plan.
· Actively recruit volunteers and engage them in activities aligned to their interests and availability, and the chapter needs.
· Maintain an ongoing directory of volunteers for all volunteer functions committee positions and special projects.
· Communicate volunteer opportunities and the benefits of volunteering using various communication channels.
· Plan at least one volunteer appreciation event per program year.
· Follow up with volunteers and Board members after a volunteer activity or during ongoing activities to ensure a positive volunteer and Board/committee experience.
· Build and distribute a survey for volunteers at least once during the program year, and provide analysis report to the Board as required.

Director, Membership Recruitment – responsibilities include:
· Create and implement plan to recruit members and prospective member in cooperation with other Membership reps.
· Actively recruit new members.
· Focus on promoting Corporate memberships and recruiting Prospective members.
· Coordinate at least one program during the year specifically for membership recruitment.
· Build and coordinate distribution of member survey to determine needs and interests.
· Welcome members with an email, by phone or in person at meetings as they join or renew.

Director, Membership Retention – responsibilities include:
· Create and implement plan to retain members in cooperation with other Membership reps.
· Actively retain current members.
· Focus on promoting Retirement memberships and retaining Regular members.
· Coordinate at least one program during the year specifically for membership retention.
· Build and coordinate distribution of member exit survey to determine why members are lapsing.
· Acknowledge long service members (ten years or more) on their anniversaries.
· Work to develop and promote new and existing member benefits.

Email contact@iabcregina.ca if you would like to join the board or would like more information about these positions.

We are also looking for an Awards Program Co-Chair and an Accreditation Chair. For more information about these volunteer opportunities please visit our website: www.iabcregina.ca/announcements/call-for-board-volunteers-1