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Board of Directors Nominations

We are currently accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. A board member must be willing to:

  • Place the good of our donors and our organization above his or her own self-interest 
  • Act as a steward or trustee for the values and resources that belong to our community
  • Perform his or her role according to high ethical standards

The governing style of the Board has a focus on strategic leadership rather than administrative operations. 

We are seeking a diversity of members with a variety of skills including Legal, Financial, Non-Profit, Business, Educational, Administrative or Human Services. 

We are recruiting individuals who have: 

  • A strong sense of integrity 
  • An interest in our mission and the people that we serve 
  • A sphere of influence 
  • The skills to work effectively with others 
  • A willingness to learn and grow 
  • A sense of a wider community 
  • An orientation to the future 
  • Enthusiastic support for our organization 
  • A commitment of time 
  • A willingness to use special skills 
  • An ability to support board fundraising activities 

Board terms are three years with a two term maximum. The average monthly commitment is four to eight hours. If you are interested in this volunteer position, please submit a resume and brief statement of interest and what experience, skills and abilities you offer our organization (you cannot have been a staff member for the past five years). 

 

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@uwcnvi.ca

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