|The purpose of The Heritage Club shall be to provide a means of friendly association for the longer-service employees and those retired; to foster among them a continuing fellowship and a spirit of mutual helpfulness; to exemplify and perpetuate those principles which have come to be regarded as the ideals and traditions of Canada Post; and to participate in activities that are of service to the community, contribute to the progress of the Club and promote the happiness, well-being and usefulness of the membership.NEW mandate june 2010
The Heritage Club exists to actively promote volunteerism within the community, be ambassadors of the Corporation by supporting the success of Canada Post, and promote the camaraderie and fellowship of long-service and retired employees.
The motto of the Heritage Club is “People helping people
In fulfilling its mandate, it is the role of the Heritage Club at the National and Chapter levels to:
Actively promote and facilitate the participation of the membership in activities that are of service to the community
Be ambassadors of Canada Post by working closely with the Corporation in the promotion and furtherance of its goals
Provide a means for friendly camaraderie and fellowship of longer-service employees and those retired in order to foster among them a continuing fellowship and a spirit of mutual helpfulness
The Heritage Club shall:
Meet nationally with Canada Post executives annually to ensure the Club’s annual goals and objectives appropriately support those of the Corporation
Meet regionally twice a year with Canada Post’s designated Heritage Club liaison manager to discuss regional needs and identify opportunities for HC to support CPC activities and for CPC to offer opportunities to HC for promotion
Be active in communicating goals and objectives to the membership
Be active in involving the current membership in Club activities and undertakings.
Report to the Corporation annually on Chapter activities using agreed upon metrics (e.g. volunteer hours within the community) to determine the extent to which the Club’s fundraising, community involvement activities and Canada Post activities support and promote Canada Post’s needs, e.g. Santa Letter Writing Campaign, Mental Health, United Way, plant and depot tours, testing and analysis of products, mystery shopping, scholarship application reviews, etc.
Be active within the workplace to ensure a clear understanding among active employees of the Club’s mandate and activities through Heritage Magazine, 25-year pin presentation, signage, etc.
Strengthen efforts to attract new and younger members
Canada Post shall:
Appoint a CPC representative per region to assist chapters in establishing goals and objectives
Meet with Heritage Club Presidents bi-annually to ensure that the Club’s annual goals and objectives appropriately support those of the Corporation
Provide extra funding in recognition of a chapter’s participation in volunteer activities (metrics TBD)
This revised mandate proposes a closer working relationship between the National Executive of the Heritage Club and Canada Post
This revised mandate proposes a tighter alignment of the Clubs annual goals and objectives with those of Canada Post
To ensure the ongoing effectiveness of this change it is proposed that a senior representative of the Corporation be seated on the National Executive of the Heritage Club with full voting rights. This person should be a Heritage Club member