The Job Jar

CANSCAIP Sask Horizons needs you! The following jobs will be up for grabs at our AGM on May 26th. If you are a Saskatchewan member or friend of CANSCAIP, please look over the job descriptions and consider if you would be willing to run for one of the positions. Thanks!

President:

  1. Provide general direction for the other officers and the group as a whole.
  2. General Meeting (every second year at the Prairie Horizons conference)
    • Make agenda
    • Send notice to all members about the meeting, two weeks in advance
    • Chair meeting
  3. SWG Writing Group Grants application
    • In June, write and submit report on previous year’s grant usage.
    • In June, apply for SWG Writing Group Grant.
      • Fill in application
      • Collate member information including SWG memberships, expiry dates, and age categories. If there are not enough SWG members (2/3), ask non-members to join or renew
  4. Prairie Horizons
    • Maintain arms-length contact with committee and advise as necessary.
    • Open conference and welcome everyone. Tell them about CANSCAIP.

Secretary-Treasurer:

  1. Set up a joint bank account with the President to manage CANSCAIP Sask Horizon funds
    • Deposit cheques as they come in
    • Co-sign cheques with President as needed.
    • Keep track of incoming and outgoing funds and receipts and make sure they match bank statements.
    • Download and save monthly bank statements.
  2. Prairie Horizons Conferences
    • Maintain arms-length contact with committee and advise as necessary
    • Accept mailed registrations and deposit cheques. Give paper registration information to CANSCAIP Liaison. Email receipts to people who pay by cheque. (Online registrations are automatically receipted.)
    • Pay conference expenses as needed.
    • Take cheques to conference to give to presenters. Find out amounts needed from the committee.
  3. General Meeting:
    • Prepare budget report for the previous two years.
    • Take minutes at the meeting.
    • Prepare minutes to be placed on website before the next General Meeting.

Social Media Person:

  1. Manage Website: skcanscaip.wordpress.com
    • Post information about events
    • Moderate comments
    • Add member books to sidebar (as members notify you of new books)
    • Add website links of new members to sidebar (as members notify you)
  2. Manage canscaip@gmail.com email account
    • Add new members and delete old ones
    • Email membership as needed
  3. Coordinate Online Blog Discussions or other “Connecting” website initiatives
  4. Facebook group: CANSCAIP Sask Horizons
    • Become a group administrator so you can approve requests to join
  5. Act as Liaison with national CANSCAIP office
  6. National CANSCAIP website
    • Get administrator privileges for canscaip.org from national office
    • Post notices of Saskatchewan events on canscaip.org blog
    • Set up event information and registration on national website
    • Maintain conference registration list, including snail mail registrations
    • Ask national office to transfer online registration money to Secretary-Treasurer as soon as event registration closes. They normally send a cheque. It can take a month or two. Verify amount received with event registration logs on the national website, taking into account paypal fees and any CANSCAIP bank fees.
  7. Keep Track of Saskatchewan members
    • Periodically check canscaip.org member list for new Saskatchewan members
    • Contact new Sask members to tell them about the Sask chapter activities
  8. Submit a short report for each edition of CANSCAIP News (4x a year)
  9. Prairie Horizons Conference
    • Share information about the conference as the committee provides it
  10. Set up any other form of social media you want to use

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