Get Involved

CVC-TC members will agree that they find the most value in the membership once they get involved. Attend one of CVC-TC’s monthly programs or join one of our committees. As a committee member, you will get to know other leading corporate volunteer practitioners, grow professionally and advance the work of CVC-TC. 

“The Corporate Volunteerism Council – Twin Cities has been so valuable for Ameriprise Financial. From networking, to learning and sharing best practices, I know I can benchmark my peers whenever I have a question. As a community rooted in philanthropy, this group continues to elevate and demonstrate that volunteerism is good for business and community.”

– Sarah Richter, Senior Manager, Ameriprise Community Relations 

Learn more and consider a CVC-TC committee: 

- Annual Celebration Committee
The Annual Celebration Committee’s primary purpose is to honor corporate members with CVC-TC’s Game Changer Award while highlighting current trends and topics of interest within the field of corporate volunteerism. The Annual Celebration Committee organizes the submission and judging of award nominees, crafts a relevant program agenda, coordinates event logistics, and secures event sponsors.

- Leadership Development Committee
The Leadership Development Committee serves as a resource to enhance the involvement of the organization’s volunteers (principal officers, committee chairs and committee members) in support of CVC-TC’s mission, vision and goals.  The committee assesses current board members’ skills; identifies skills needed; recruits and slates board members and officers’, directs the process of board governance performance evaluation, develops a board learning and development agenda, and develops succession plans for the board.
- Marketing/Communications Committee
The Marketing/Communications Committee oversees the development and implementation of CVC-TC’s communications strategy. They enhance communications between the CVC-TC and its members to ensure effective communications with internal and external audiences.  Activities the committee manages include publications (annual report, marketing brochures, etc.), e-communications (e-news, website, e-mail blasts, social media tools), branding, public relations, advertising and other general marketing.

- Membership Committee
The Membership Committee promotes CVC-TC’s services to the business community in order to generate new members and generate revenue. This committee takes the lead in planning, coordinating, and implementing all aspects of membership outreach for corporate, associate and partner members. This committee evaluates membership dues, services and structure, creates opportunities for diversifying the membership, recommends membership changes as needed, and keeps the board informed of membership issues.

- Program Committee
The Program Committee sets program standards and guidelines to ensure quality programs, develops new programs, monitors and assesses existing programs, initiates and guides program evaluations and facilitates discussions about CVC-TC’s program priorities. Activities the committee manages include (but are not limited to), professional development and best practices programs, networking gatherings/opportunities, and receptions.

Use this form to indicate your interest in serving on a committee.

Questions? Contact the Leadership Development Committee chairs or contact CVC-TC.