Call for volunteers
Cricket Canada is seeking experienced volunteers to serve on a variety of committees. We are seeking people who can bring their expertise to assist the development of the game in Canada. Positions are unpaid, and require variable amounts of time. At minimum committee members should expect to have 3-4 meetings (usually via teleconference) each year, as well as dealing with extensive e-mail correspondence. Cricket Canada will cover reasonable expenses for volunteers in these roles.
Committee members are bound by Cricket Canada’s Code of Conduct, and other policies.
All positions require strong administrative and communication skills.
The following committees are seeking members.
|Committee||Main role of committee||Expertise required|
|Nomination committee||Seeking nominations for board elections, and Cricket Canada committees||No specific expertise but strong organizational skills.|
|Finance and audit committees||Overseeing Cricket Canada’s finances and reviewing audit information||Strong financial background- formal qualifications preferred|
|Governance committee||Developing policy and accountability mechanisms for Cricket Canada, reviewing constitution and by-laws||Strong background in governance, preferably in not-for-profits; formal training in management and business.|
|Athlete’s committee||Providing an athlete’s perspective on Cricket Canada issues||Active participants in Cricket Canada sanctioned leagues, preferably from geographically diverse areas. Female participants are encouraged to apply.|
|Dispute resolution committee||Dealing with appeals as they arise on a variety of topics (player selection, discipline etc.)||A variety of expertise may be required depending on the nature of the appeal. Cricket Canada aims to build up a pool of potential committee members who can be called upon, depending on the nature of the appeal. Legal, arbitration or mediation expertise would be an advantage.|
|Women’s committee||Overseeing all aspects of women’s cricket in Canada||Active involvement in Canadian women’s cricket.|
|Finance committee||Oversight of financial aspects of Cricket Canada’s affairs||Formal accounting qulaifications and an understanding of not-for-profit operations and finances|
If you are interested in serving cricket in Canada, please e-mail Dave Liverman, with an expression of interest, identifying the committees you might be interested in serving on, and a brief CV covering both professional background and involvement in Canadian cricket.