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Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA)

Volunteer Financial Mentor


Any location in AlbertaCDAAVFM-1534964

Company Information

The Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA) is a recognized leader that advances the career development profession through strategic outreach and partnership activities and provides services and supports to aspiring and practicing career development professionals. Strategic objectives include:

  • Strengthening and growing the association
  • Engaging the membership
  • Positioning CDAA in the community

In support of lifelong career development, CDAA believes in:

  • Leadership and Accountability
  • Learning and Development
  • Communication and Transparency
  • Advocacy and Partnerships
  • Growth and Viability
  • Respect and Integrity

The CDAA is governed by an elected Board of Directors with support from part-time contractors including an Executive Director, Administrator/Bookkeeper, Registrar, and Communications Coordinator. Over 300 certified, individual, senior individual, student, pre-certified, and organizational members benefit from membership in Alberta’s only professional association for Career Development Practitioners. For more information about the CDAA please visit www.careerdevelopment.ab.ca.

Job Description

In order to meet its strategic objectives the CDAA is recruiting a Volunteer Financial Mentor who will guide the Board, Executive Director, and Administrator/Bookkeeper with respect to financial processes and provide financial mentorship in the following areas:

  • Development of CDAA annual and event budgets
  • Analysis of the association’s income/expenses and calculation of variances based on regular review of the CDAA cash flow statement
  • Identification of opportunities for organizational efficiencies
  • Preparation of statements and reconciliations for year-end audit
  • Verification of receivables including online/electronic transactions
  • Review of monthly bank reconciliations

The successful candidate will have experience with the Alberta Societies Act and professional associations and be recently designated or currently enrolled in the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Knowledge of and experience with QuickBooks software and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets is required. This volunteer role is a consultative/support role and should not exceed 10 hours/month. The hours are flexible with the possibility of ad hoc attendance at board meetings which are held one evening/month.

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your motivation to volunteer with the CDAA and your relevant skills and education to Paula Wischoff Yerama, Executive Director, at ed@careerdevelopment.ab.ca by September 15, 2017. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the CDAA.

Contact Information

Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA)
Paula Wischoff Yerama
Executive Director
Posting Date: 06-Sep-2017FinanceVolunteer Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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