Become a CPA High School Ambassador A volunteer, leadership opportunity for grade 11 & 12 students. Small commitment, big rewards! Ambassadors are student leaders who exhibit academic excellence and a strong commitment to lifelong learning. They assist in keeping career counsellors, teachers, and fellow students up-to-date on what’s happening in the accounting world and promote CPA Alberta's high school initiatives within their schools. Brennan Oyeung, 2016-2017 CPA High School Ambassador and Sir Winston Churchill High School graduate “I wanted to be a CPA High School Ambassador to help the student community learn more about the accounting profession. I want to be a change catalyst, raise awareness by proactively reaching out to my peers, and ultimately make a difference by helping students make informed career choices.” Responsibilities Ensure your school has an adequate supply of CPA Alberta materials Inform teachers about the CPA Alberta classroom presentation and the various resources that CPA Alberta can provide for your school Tell students considering a future career in business and/or accounting about the accounting profession and the resources CPA Alberta offers to help them pursue their goals Use appropriate and effective methods such as social media, school announcements and newsletters to promote CPA Alberta high school initiatives and upcoming events Perks Develop and improve your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills Gain unique and valuable volunteer experience that will enhance your resume Receive Capitalize, CPA Alberta’s semi-annual magazine, which introduces students to the accounting profession in Alberta Receive recognition for your accomplishments, including a reference letter, at the end of the school year Take advantage of the opportunity to meet Chartered Professional Accountants and ask questions about the profession Excel as an ambassador for the opportunity to win the Ambassador of the Year award and be profiled in next year's brochure! Apply to be a CPA High School Ambassador today! Download the High School Ambassador brochure. Download the application form. If you have any questions about becoming a CPA High School Ambassador, email firstname.lastname@example.org.