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Volunteering

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries manages more than 500 volunteers on committees, task forces, and working groups.

There are many reasons why members volunteer:

  • Advancing strategic business goals
  • Significantly increasing employee productivity
  • Developing teamwork skills
  • Improving your company’s public image
  • Increasing technical knowledge.
Volunteers with the CIA bring to their career and company these additional advantages and benefits, among others:

  • Broader viewpoint
  • Gaining insight into emerging issues
  • Building connections
  • Staying current and connected at the national level
  • Contributing to the profession
  • Insight into future of profession
  • Understanding people better
  • Motivating others
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Planning skills
  • Teamwork
  • Maximizing expertise
  • Time management
  • Improving job performance
  • Increasing job satisfaction, attitude, and morale
  • Improving sense of self-worth
  • Project management skills
  • Public speaking.
The CIA website has extensive resources for members who want to volunteer. They can visit the Volunteer Centre by first logging in and then going to Organization > Volunteer Centre.