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Join a CCC Committee

Calgary Corporate Challenge is seeking nominations for a minimum of two new members for each of our six committees.

Dave Ford

Organization

Calgary Corporate Challenge is a non-profit corporate events company committed to encouraging fun, participation, inclusion, teamwork, and a healthy work-life balance. We organize year-round team-building and employee engagement events, but we are best-known for the September Games: 16 days of 22 Sports & Games for over 160 Calgary & Area companies every year.

Mission

To provide the Calgary and area community with professionally managed events that emphasize fun, encourage participation and promote positive teamwork, health and fitness, all while increasing morale and pride within organizations and the community.

Position (minimum 2 positions per committee to fill)

Calgary Corporate Challenge is seeking nominations for a minimum of two new members for each of our six committees. This is an extremely rewarding volunteer opportunity and consists of a 1-year term, renewable at the committee’s discretion. Calgary Corporate Challenge has an annual operating budget of approximately $500,000+ and has 3 full-time staff members that report through the Executive Director to the Board of Directors.

Committee members are expected to attend all committee meetings (which take place at least quarterly) and to help determine the direction of the relevant committee’s strategy. Committee members may also be invited to events throughout the year to represent CCC to the organization’s members and/or the general public.

Calgary Corporate Challenge has an open hiring and recruitment policy, and we are committed to evolving diversity including but not limited to age, gender, and ethnicity.

All candidates interested in fulfilling the requirements for the duration of the elected term should submit a resume and cover letter via email to the relevant committee’s contact. If you have any questions, please email the contact directly.

External Relations/Marketing

Committee Purpose

To advance the interests of Calgary Corporate Challenge in the areas of stakeholder relations, external communications, marketing, and community relations

Duties and Responsibilities

The External Relations Committee will:

  • develop policies and procedures relating to marketing, communications and media relations;
  • review and provide input into the annual marketing and communications plan, developed by staff; 
  • review and make recommendations on new revenue generation strategies that arise; and
  • provide input on any other marketing and communications matters as appropriate.

All candidates are generally expected to have some related experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Brand Development/Strategy
  • Communications
  • CRMs
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Website Development

To apply, please contact Kirsten Foster – External Relations/Marketing Committee Chair

Email:  kirsten@calgarycorporatechallenge.com

Finance & Audit 

Committee Purpose

To advance the interests of Calgary Corporate Challenge in the areas of stakeholder relations, external communications, marketing, and community relations

Duties and Responsibilities

The Finance & Audit Committee will:

  • review financial statements on a monthly basis;
  • ensure that the Board is promptly informed of any problems, issues or concerns pertaining to the organization’s financial performance;
  • recommend to the Board the approval of the annual budget; 
  • review and approve the scope of the annual audit and audit fees to be paid; and
  • recommend to the Board the approval of the annual audited financial statements.

All candidates are generally expected to have some related experience in at least one of the following areas: 

  • Accounting
  • Audits
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budget Creation
  • Economics
  • Financial Analysis

To apply, please contact Hyla LaPointe – Treasurer

Email:  hyla@calgarycorporatechallenge.com

Governance

Committee Purpose

To advise the board on fulfilling its responsibilities relating to strategic planning, governance, board succession planning, and human resources matters, with the objective of ensuring good governance, accountability and transparency

Duties and Responsibilities

The Governance Committee will:

  • work in conjunction with the board and staff to develop policies and procedures as required;
  • review bylaws and recommend revisions as required; and
  • evaluate the effectiveness of board governance structures and processes, and recommend changes as required.

All candidates are generally expected to have some related experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Board Governance
  • By-laws
  • Legal
  • Nonprofit Management

To apply, please contact Kevin Webster - Governance Committee Chair

Email:  kevin@calgarycorporatechallenge.com

People & Culture

Committee Purpose

To advise the Board of Directors on fulfilling its responsibilities relating to human resources matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

The People & Culture Committee will:

  • work in conjunction with the Board and staff to develop HR policies and procedures as required; 
  • conduct a process for board succession planning; 
  • undertake an annual performance review with the Executive Director; and
  • ensure HR policies and processes are in effect and being adhered to.

All candidates are generally expected to have some related experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Compensation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Hiring and Dismissal
  • Human Resources
  • Onboarding and Training

To apply, please contact Derrick German – People & Culture Committee Chair

Email:  derrick@calgarycorporatechallenge.com

Programming

Committee Purpose

To advance the success of Calgary Corporate Challenge in the area of event planning and execution in regards to both Off-Season Events and the September Games

Duties and Responsibilities

Members of the Programming Committee help with the following:

  • Develop policies and procedures related to programming as required; 
  • Provide input on programming matters; and
  • Evaluate effectiveness of programming on an annual basis and make recommendations for changes.

All candidates are generally expected to have some related experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Charities
  • Esports
  • Event Planning
  • Nonprofit Program Design
  • Sports and Games
  • Volunteer Management

To apply, please contact Doug Caspar – Programming Committee Chair

Email:  doug@calgarycorporatechallenge.com

Strategy

Committee Purpose

To advise the board on fulfilling its responsibilities relating to strategic planning, with the objective of ensuring accountability and transparency.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Strategy Committee will:

  • work with the Executive Director to develop and review a strategic plan; 
  • work with the Executive Director and other committees to execute on the strategic plan; and 
  • ensure adherence to, and measure the success of, strategic initiatives.

All candidates are generally expected to have some related experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Business Development
  • Business Plans
  • Market Analysis
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Planning

To apply, please contact Adrienne Wong – Strategy Committee Chair

Email:  adrienne@calgarycorporatechallenge.com