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Job Number:  45049
Board Member
Job Posted: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 July 2018
(16 days ago)
Pride Centre of Edmonton
Region: Edmonton area Type: Part time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

General Board Member

NOTE: This is a volunteer position (i.e., not a paid position).

 

Description

The Pride Centre of Edmonton provides resources, supports and programming for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S) community, their families, and allies.

 

We are seeking a motivated individuals to join our Board of Directors. Directors serve as part of the body that drives the mission, vision and strategic direction of the organization. Members of the board are required to attend meetings at a minimum of once per month and be active in the board committee system. Serving with the board will give you the opportunity to develop new skills, meet and network with a variety of people, and make a meaningful contribution to the LGBTQ2S and wider Edmonton community.

 

For more information about our board please contact Aaron Marchadour at .

 

Desired Skills

Our board of directors is comprised of individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds in areas including social work, communications, finance, law, and not-for-profit management. The board has identified particular gaps in the areas of legal, finance, and communications, and aims to fill the existing board vacancies with individuals with experience in these areas.

 

Board Diversity

The board of directors of the Pride Centre is committed to ensuring that their membership reflects the diversity of the LGBTQ2S community. This includes, but is not limited to cultural diversity, diversity of sexual identity and religious diversity. We strongly encourage individuals living at the intersections of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, or two-spirit, and racialized or other marginalized communities to apply to this posting. We have identified a particular gap in board members who identify as trans, genderqueer, or gender nonconforming. 

 

Time Commitment

The time commitment typically varies between 5 and 15 hours per month. Please note this is a volunteer position.

 

Closing Date & Timelines

Our selection committee will be screening applications on an ongoing basis until July 31, 2018, OR until suitable candidates are found to fill vacancies (whichever comes first). Candidates may be requested to interview for this position.

 

How to Apply

Please apply by submitting a letter of interest and resume to Aaron Marchadour, Board Human Resources Committee Member, at . The letter of interest should address the following points:

  1. Your particular interest in serving as a member of the board of directors of the Pride Centre.
  2. The skills and experience you bring to this role, including details as to your experience in the desired skill areas we are seeking above.
  3. Your experience with LGBTQ2S issues and community service.
  4. Your ability to reach into and speak to the needs of diverse populations within the LGBTQ2S community.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply for this position, please send a letter of intent and resume to .

Applications will be screened on an ongoing basis until July 31, 2018, OR until suitable candidates are found to fill vacancies (whichever comes first).

Please refer to additional instructions in the body of the posting.
Contact Details:
Aaron Marchadour
Pride Centre of Edmonton
10608 - 105 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5H 0L2

Tel: 780.488.3234
E-mail:


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