Volunteer with us

APICS Ottawa Chapter is a volunteer-run organization and we have continued to grow thanks to the energy and commitment of our enterprising members.

We are always looking for resourceful and energetic individuals. If you're looking to upgrade your skills, showcase your talent or learn more about a career in supply chain management, come and get involved. Even if you're not in the supply chain industry, we can pair our supply chain experience with your functional expertise. We offer great opportunities to expand your network, develop your professional skills and give back to the community.

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How to become a volunteer?

Thank you for your interest in becoming an APICS volunteer! Send us a message on the Contact Us page or Email us

Current opportunities to get involved

VP, Programs

Architect of meaningful Chapter events and programs

  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Attend professional development meetings (PDM's) 
  • Cultivate relationships with potential speakers
  • Identify PDM speakers, organize calendar of events, cost strategies, event logistics.in co-ordination with President and Directors of Programs 
  • Oversee event processes
  • Establish themes for events
  • Work with Marketing to advertise programs
  • Advise on function-specific best practices
 
Preference to current chapter members.
 

Director, Programs

Executes events and programs

  • Attend professional development meetings (PDM's) and set up banner
  • Arrange chapter professional development meetings, including venue, food, equipment, etc.
  • Support for arraning PDM speakers with VP Programs
  • Coordinate event registration process with Marketing
  • Obtain speaker gifts
  • Assist with developing visuals and content to promote events 
  • Update Partner Connect with current Program events with Marketing
  • Collect and report on feedback of chapter events (e.g. survey’s)
 
Preference to current chapter members.
 

Director, Marketing

Promotes the chapter through social media

  • Manage chapter social media accounts
  • Connect with members and industry players to raise awareness of events and activities
  • Write and design content
  • Attend professional development meetings (PDM's) and create content for social media
  • Monitor and report on social media campaigns
  • Assist with developing the chapter's social media calendar
  • Help to maintain the chapter website
  • Advise on social media best practices
  • Encourage social media activity among the Board of Directors and members


Preference to current chapter members.

VP, Membership

 Engages and sustains the Chapter's membership base

  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Provide reports in advance of BOD meetings on current membership, delta and members of interest
  • Maintain a pulse on member profiles and needs
  • Perform exit interviews
  • Create and sign communications for membership activities
  • Manage personal contact campaigns, including anniversary pin awards
 
Preference to current chapter members.
 

Director, Membership

Executes the membership support effort

  • Attend monthly board meetings (if requested)
  • Attend professional development meetings (PDM's) 
  • Welcome new members
  • Communicate with members to understand their needs and engagement
  • Follow up with members who have let their membership lapse
  • Assist with campaigns to look for persons of interest from social media accounts
 
Preference to current chapter members.
 

Teachers

Solidify your knowledge and build a community of professionals

APICS has a solid teacher training program in place for certification holders.

Bloggers

Social media contributors are always welcome