Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: Georgia Strait Alliance
Location: anywhere in southwest BC
Georgia Strait Alliance — Finding solutions to what threatens the most vulnerable species in the Strait
Opportunity to join Georgia Strait Alliance’s Board of Directors
GSA is currently looking for individuals with strong leadership skills and interest, as well as a passion for the local and regional environment, to join our volunteer Board of Directors. We are seeking candidates who have the experience, energy, availability and motivation to participate actively as a member of the board and to move into leadership roles, including executive officer positions and committee chairs. We anticipate both near-term and longer-term opportunities for qualified candidates to take on leadership positions. This director position is for a two-year term, which can be renewed upon election at our AGM.
While there are many types of Boards, GSA’s is a governance Board, as opposed to an operational Board. That is, the organization’s work is done by staff, not Board Members. The role of Board Members is to ensure that the organization stays true to our mission and meets our fiscal and legal requirements.
We recognize the importance of having a Board and staff that represent the breadth and diversity of our community. We therefore encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of underrepresented communities, and persons with disabilities to apply.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities and/or experience:
In addition to governance responsibilities, directors are ambassadors of the organization, and are therefore expected to attend some of the activities and fundraising events that GSA holds to help build relationships with donors and members, with the goal of attending 2 events a year. On average, directors put in about eight to ten volunteer hours a month, including Board meetings, committee meetings and attending various events.
If you are interested in joining GSA’s Board of Directors, please email your resume and a short cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the Board by November 29, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org . And, if you’d like to reach us to talk to us more about the opportunities, please give us a call at 250-753-3459.
Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.ca.
Note: This posting is provided on an "As Is" basis and for general informational purposes only. People and Planet (also known as "GoodWork") is not responsible for the content, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of this posting. We do not screen or endorse the organizations or individuals involved. If you decide to accept an offer of employment, volunteering or any other arrangement, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against injury, abuse, non-payment or any other loss. Please read our full Terms & Conditions.
Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 31 2019 ID: 55050