Volunteer Opportunities

As a non-profit volunteer organization we depend on our members as volunteers. The members of our committees are the lifeblood of the association. We invite you to volunteer in the area(s) you would like to participate.

Government Relations Committee

The Government Relations Committee shall keep abreast of, and advise the Association of, current or pending legislation of interest or concern of the Assisted Living Residence industry. This committee recommends legislative priorities and actions to the Board and follows activity during session. There are usually 2-3 meetings during the year and frequent conference calls during legislative session.

Education Committee

The Education Committee shall advocate for and promote the highest possible standards of training for operators and staffs of Assisted Living Residences. The committee shall be responsible for planning and implementing course content at CALA educational conferences and shall coordinate the same with the Events Committee. The committee shall also advise the CALA newsletter editor regarding educational content of the newsletter.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee shall plan and implement membership strategies for the Association. These strategies shall consider the recruiting of new members and the retention of existing members. The committee shall advocate for strong membership benefits and shall advise the Board of Directors of issues that affect the accomplishment of these goals.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall advise and assist the Board of Directors in editing and production of newsletters, fliers, brochures and other printed material and shall oversee the development and implementation of editorial policies of all CALA publications. The committee shall be concerned with the quality and image to be projected in any medium in which CALA may be presented. With the age of Social Media this committee is looking for those would like to help manage CALAs social presence.

Convention/Event Committee

The Convention/Event Committee shall plan and coordinate conferences, conventions and events which CALA may conduct from time to time. The committee shall concern itself with the details and logistics involved with running a conference, convention or event and shall work closely with the Education Committee, which shall oversee course content. There are quarterly meetings during the year and occasional conference calls.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee shall monitor the financial integrity of CALA. The committee shall plan a balanced annual budget for the Association and shall present the same to the Executive committee prior to the Annual meeting. The budget shall consider both projected income and expense. The Executive Committee will recommend approval to the Board of Directors or shall return it to the Finance Committee with suggested revisions. The Committee shall also prepare quarterly financial reports for the Board of Directors. The Finance Committee shall be chaired by the CALA Treasurer.

To sign up for a committee please visit the contact us page and contact the regional representative in your area.

You can also sign in to the Member Profile Page and select your committee participation there. This will add you to the committee email and contact list.

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