Get involved as a local parent volunteer with CPF!
Canadian Parents for French is a volunteer-based organization and a vast majority of the amazing work we do is by local chapter volunteers. Each chapter operates a little differently so depending on where you live, there are different opportunities. Your level of commitment is really up to you! You could help organize local French musical performances, movie nights, exchanges, camps, public speaking competitions and so much more while making lasting connections with your communities and schools.
Canadian Parents for French PEI Board of Directors
If you value French as an integral part of Canada and if you are dedicated to providing opportunities for young Canadians to learn and use French, we need you!
Canadian Parents for French PEI Branch is seeking interested and enthusiastic CPF members to join our Branch Board of Directors. Directors are elected for two-year terms and are responsible for supporting the organization’s strategic goals and objectives.
Board Director positions are voluntary and travel is required. Reasonable travel and meal expenses are reimbursed. The Board of Directors meets in person at least four times a year; other meetings occur by teleconference.
You may nominate yourself or someone you know, with their permission. All candidates may apply by filling out the Board Nomination Form. Nomination deadline is January 25th annually.
We’re welcoming anyone interested to participate at CPF PEI Concours d’art oratoire as a volunteer for the French public speaking contest- refreshments, training and a thank-you gift provided. Time speeches, greet participants, adjudicate, act as a room host, or help hand out prizes. If you’re a student, a letter of participation will be provided towards your required volunteer hours. Contact Sheri at [email protected]
Volunteer at your local school or CPF Chapter
Opportunities abound at the local schools. Read to some students in French, help plan a French Movie Night or other activity in French, join a school parent group, you choose.. there is lots to do that will help students enjoy and maximize their FSL education journey. Fill in the volunteer registration form and send Sheri [email protected] an email to get things started!
Annual General Meeting
Plans, organizes and promotes CPF-PEI’s Annual Meeting. Help make a great event for our hardworking volunteers! Recommend and secure appropriate guest speakers, pick a great venue and organize the event!
CPF PEI Educator of the Year
Assist us in choosing our next wonderful educator to honor with this over 30 year award. Solicit nominations and oversee the judging process, securing sponsors and organizing and promoting the event.
Policy Review and Development
Not everyone like policies but some do! Are you one of those people? You can help review current policies, make recommendations for new or changes in polices, help write them .. all these things are needed for a organization like ours.
Policy & Government Affairs
Know something about FSL education on PEI? Help us to develops and promote position statements for the board of directors on issues concerning French second-language education issues. If you can, help write briefs or submissions to education and language officials.
Membership & Marketing
Ensures CPF-PEI membership is kept informed of issues and activities. Promotes membership growth, service and retention.
Revenue Development & Fundraising
Major responsibilities include finding and developing successful fund-raising events suitable for CPF-PEI Branch and Chapters