Ready to Volunteer?

Let's Map CAAR's Future TogetherInfluence from collaborating among REALTORS®, local government, and the community is one of the many ways CAAR is your gateway to more!

Learn more about how you can increase your sphere of influence by signing up to volunteer on a Master Group, Project Team, or Committee.

Both REALTOR® and affiliate members are welcome to volunteer. A Master Group is an annual commitment (12 meetings per year). A Project Team and Committee are short commitments (1-5 meetings per year, meet as needed).

Read below and get a better idea of each Master Group and/or Committee does. Project Teams are created as needed, per Master Group. If you click on a Master Group hyperlink then you will be relocated to that particular Master Group page, where you can read past Meeting Minutes, see who the Chair and Vice-Chair are, and more.
 
Communications Master Group
Responsible for the distribution of CAAR's message to both the members and to the public. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Member communications (e.g., e-newsletter, surveys, etc.)
  • Member recognition and awards
  • Media relations
  • Website feedback and guidance
  • Community involvement
Emerging Technologies Master Group
Responsible for working with staff and leadership to investigate, evaluate, and recommend new tools and technologies for the benefit of CAAR members. This group's activities often support the work of other Master Group and result in collaborative projects. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Technologies that improve our business
  • MLS systems and policies
  • MLS/Data services
  • Evaluating business trends
  • New member benefits
MLS Master Group (Appointed Managing / Supervising Brokers Only)
Responsible for all electronic member services. Areas of responsibility include:
  • MLS systems and policies
  • MLS data collection, data sharing and data distribution
Operations Master Group
The main administrative arm of CAAR. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Budgeting
  • Volunteer leadership recruitment/recommendations
  • Maintaining CAAR governing documents (e.g., Bylaws, Policy Manual, etc.)
  • Oversight of professional standards, mediation and arbitration procedures
Professional Development Master Group
Responsible for helping CAAR members become more professional, ethical and successful. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Monitoring risk issues
  • Providing CAAR members with continuing education & single track post licensure classes
  • Designation course selection
  • Professional networking within the membership
  • Affiliate services and spring/fall education events
Public Affairs Master Group
Responsible for many aspects of the Association that involve public policy or real estate market conditions. Areas of responsibility include:
  • REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) & candidate review
  • Free Enterprise Forum partnership
  • Local issues advocacy
  • State issues advocacy (including REALTOR® Day on the Hill

Professional Standards Committee (no webpage available)
Responsible for enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Committee members serve on Grievance review, Ethical and Arbitration complaint hearing panels. Each committee member is required to attend one Professional Standards Road Show training session a year to maintain panel member status. Road Shows may provide CE credit for RCE designation or toward re-certification. This committee is a year-long commitment, but will only meet when needed. REALTOR® members only for this committee.

Ready to Volunteer?
Please complete a 2019 Volunteer Form today! Volunteering on a Master Group, Project Team, or Committee counts toward the CAAR and state Honor Society.

The 2019 volunteer recruitment period runs from October 2018 - November 2018.

A staff liaison will contact you in December 2018 with an email invitation to serve that describes the volunteer opportunity available to you. At that time, you will have the opportunity to accept or decline the offer.

If you are submit a form after the recruitment period, you will still be added to a 2019 interested volunteer list. This list will be used as new project teams develop.