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Young intern officers
Would you like to do a practical year-long internship on a Caisse Board of Directors ? Working with elected adminsitrators will help you learn about the role of officers and allow you to develop a valuable network of contacts.
Find out more about the Young Intern Administrator program
You can express your interest to become an elected administrator at any time. Speak to the regional manager or an employee who will tell you what you need to do.
Then, during the appropriate period, you’ll need to apply for one of the available positions. Administrators are not appointed by the regional manager; they are elected by fellow-members during annual general meetings.
The number of elected administrators varies from Caisse to Caisse. However, there are always two boards that require member contribution: the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee.
The democratic structure of the Caisse:
The Board of Directors consists of 12 members elected by delegates – who are elected by members – during the annual general meeting. In addition to attending board meetings, the board members also work in committees to address certain specific issues.
There is no shortage of work! The board’s main responsibilities include:
The Caisse’s Audit Committee ensures that: