How to Become a Volunteer at BVCU

image descriptionVolunteering at your Credit Union can be a rewarding and educational experience. You'll learn how your Credit Union operates and become active in the decision making process of a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

Available Volunteer Opportunities

Associate Volunteer (Supervisory Committee)

We are currently seeking a volunteer to serve as an associate volunteer on our Supervisory Committee. Responsibilities of this position involve acting as a non-voting member of the committee, attending monthly meetings, and learning the ropes of the Supervisory Committee. A great stepping stone opportunity for future volunteer openings.

If interested please contact Suzanne Halvorson at SHalvorson@bvcu.org or 303.442.8850.

 

Other Volunteer Positions

We are always accepting applications for volunteer positions that are voted on by membership annually. See the Volunteer Application section below for further detail.

 

Volunteer Opportunities Overview

Credit unions are unique, not-for-profit, cooperative financial institutions owned by their members and guided by volunteers. As a not-for-profit organization, volunteers play important roles in our success. Therefore, Boulder Valley Credit Union is always looking for dedicated volunteers from within our membership to help serve in a variety of volunteer capacities.
 
Active, enthusiastic volunteers are needed to maintain a healthy, progressive credit union. Volunteers serve without monetary compensation. Intangible benefits include:
  • personal satisfaction realized by serving fellow members
  • playing an important role in maintaining vital competition in the financial services marketplace
  • nurturing the credit union philosophy of "people helping people"
  • gaining new skills through continuing education & experience
To be a credit union volunteer requires integrity, a commitment of time, a willingness to learn, the discipline to carry out the specific duties and a desire to serve. Some basic expectations of a credit union volunteer are:
  • a belief in the credit union philosophy
  • a willingness to attend meetings and participate
  • an understanding of and/or willingness to learn about basic business concepts
  • the desire to be a team player
  • to at all times, act in the best interest of the members and the credit union

Board and Committee Volunteer Opportunities

We're always looking for qualified volunteers to fill vacancies for both the Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee. The primary function of each volunteer position is as follows:

Board of Directors Overview

Boulder Valley Credit Union's Board of Directors consists of volunteers whose main responsibilities include: overseeing that all credit union policies are followed, establishing and monitoring the credit union's strategic plan, and ensuring that the credit union operates in a safe and secure manner thereby keeping the members' best interest as a top priority. The Board of Directors role is to be accountable for the actions of the credit union. Ensure the long-term security and viability of the credit union by overseeing its strategies and operations. Make decisions in the best interest of the credit union and the entire membership.

Supervisory Committee Overview

Boulder Valley Credit Union's Supervisory Committee ensures the financial well-being of the credit union as well as the prompt preparation of accounting records and reports. The Supervisory Committee ensures the effectiveness of internal checks and balances, adherence to established policies and procedures and the overall safety and soundness of credit union operations.

Volunteer Application
If you are interested, click Volunteer Application to open a pdf version of the application. Return your completed form to any BVCU location. If you prefer, you can contact Suzanne Halvorson at SHalvorson@bvcu.org or 303.442.8850, to have the application mailed.