Volunteers are a critical asset in supporting the work of the Association. CAPPA depends on the
gracious help of member volunteers to advance our work in support of the current and future
careers of Production Accountants. There are many benefits to the volunteers who are giving of
Education Advisory Group
The purpose of the committee is to secure Sponsorship and Advertising for CAPPA. This is an important revenue source for the Association and in return this provides an opportunity to support and promote industry stakeholders who partner with us.
CPD Luncheon Committee
The purpose of the committee is to arrange for CPD luncheon speakers to present such topics and information that is relevant and timely for the interest of Production Accountants to support and advance their current and future careers.
Volunteers meet bi-weekly over the lunch hour. Each volunteer will assume specific responsibility in areas such as Speakers, Venue, Materials, Sponsorship, and Budget. Volunteers will work electronically or in person with their sub-committee members to achieve the group’s goals. Volunteer time will be 3-6 hours monthly, for six months and onsite the day of the event.
Annual Golf Tournament
Volunteers meet once a month over the lunch hour for each of the five months prior to the tournament date. Each volunteer will assume specific responsibility in areas such as Venue, Sponsorship, Prizes, Registration and Budget. Volunteers will work electronically or in person with their sub-committee members to achieve the group’s goals. Volunteer time will be 2-3 hours monthly, for five months and onsite the day of the event. Preference will be given to CAPPA members who golf.
CAPPA Office Support
CAPPA often has projects that we need volunteer support on which could include research, working with excel, phone calls or other needs. Work can often be done either at the CAPPA office or offsite. Volunteer time is ad hoc.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors are comprised of at least seven members and are responsible for the sound governance of the association. Volunteers will attend all Board of Directors meetings and will be involved in various portfolios and activities depending on position. Volunteer time will be 1-2 hours per month. Elections are held annually in September and a notice calling for nominations for vacant positions will be posted in advance. Members considering serving on the Board are invited to indicate their interest here.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Seminars
Volunteers meet once a month by phone or in person over the lunch hour to discuss Topics, Speakers, Planning, Budget and Delivery of CPD Seminars for CAPPA members and guests. Volunteers will work with the CAPPA office and should have an established network of contacts for this role. Volunteer time will be 1-2 hours monthly.
Volunteers work independently and with other committee members to co-ordinate, write articles, solicit articles and gather newsworthy items for CAPPA communications such as an electronic magazine, newsletter or website. Volunteers should excel in written communications and have an established professional network of industry expert contacts. Volunteer time will be 2-3 hours monthly over the lunch hour.
Volunteers meet a minimum of once a month September to June inclusive. Volunteers will have a minimum of 5 years petroleum production accounting work experience and be successful in their completion of the CAPPA certificate program. Volunteers should also ideally have experience in adult learning. Volunteers will be committed to participating in the content development of a rigorous and up to date education program. Volunteer time will be 3-5 hours monthly.
Volunteers meet once a month September to June inclusive. Volunteers should have an interest in regulatory matters and the issues affecting the petroleum production accounting industry. Volunteers should be willing to participate in discussion and to influence effective changes that strengthen the industry and profession. Volunteer time will be 1-3 hours monthly and will take place over the lunch hour.
Production Accounting Ambassador (at place of employment)
Volunteers make themselves available to staff at their place of business to answer questions about petroleum production accounting careers and the value of the CAPPA certificate. Ambassadors are a valuable link between members, their employer and the Association. Volunteers will have completed, or be in the process of completion, the CAPPA certificate. Volunteer hours are ad hoc.
Production Accounting Ambassador (at public functions)
Volunteers will participate in ad hoc events such as Career Expos, Trade Shows, College Campus recruiting events and others. Volunteers should be comfortable speaking to prospective members about a career in petroleum production accounting and the value of the CAPPA certificate. These activities are often during the business day and volunteers would need the flexibility to participate in a shift (portion of the day). Volunteers will have completed, or be in the process of completion, the CAPPA certificate. Volunteer time is as needed and estimated at 4 hours per quarter.
CPD Luncheon Hosts
CAPPA utilizes member volunteers to assist with onsite duties at CAPPA CPD Luncheons. Responsibilities may include managing the registration desk as participants check in, ensuring room set-up, welcoming, introducing and thanking the speaker, participant draws, announcements and liaising with the venue should any issues arise during the day. Benefit includes complimentary registration to the CPD Luncheon that you are volunteering at. Volunteer time is ad hoc.
CAPPA utilizes member volunteers to assist with onsite duties at CAPPA Seminars. Responsibilities include managing the registration desk as participants check in, ensuring room set-up, welcoming the speaker and liaising with the venue should any issues arise during the day. Benefit includes complimentary registration to the Seminar that you are volunteering at. Volunteer time is ad hoc.
Volunteers meet once every two months throughout the year. Each volunteer will participate in the planning, budget and delivery of social events and may work with other industry organizations on the events. Volunteer time will be 1-2 hours monthly plus participation at events. Meetings will take place over the lunch hour.