Volunteer Posting 1484

Board Member
WIN House, Edmonton's Women Shelter
Edmonton area
2 to 4 hours per week
closing today (Fri, 23 Feb)

Board Member Position 



WIN House provides individuals and their children fleeing violence crisis response and intervention, safe temporary accommodation, and support for basic needs. Those seeking our services are offered trauma-informed, client-centered programming and support, access to resources, information, and referrals to community supports.  


We are seeking a voluntary board member who wants to be a changemaker at WIN House. 


About the Opportunity: 


  • Diverse Perspectives & Unified Passion:  Our Board of Directors represents vibrant, diverse professional experiences and personal backgrounds passionate about community service. Be part of a dynamic team where unique perspectives fuel innovation.  
  • Championing Empowerment:  Our Board of Directors is committed to making a difference in the lives of women and children who have experienced intimate partner violence. Make a direct impact on lives, turning adversity into strength and resilience. 
  • Strategic Leadership Beyond Limits: Step into a role that goes beyond conventional board membership. Our Board of Directors provides fiduciary oversight and strategic planning for the operations of WIN House, ensuring our operations are not just effective but transformational.  
  • Innovate, Inspire, Ignite Change: This isn't just about meetings; it's about being a force for positive change in our community. Innovate with us, inspire others, and be part of a team that is determined to ignite lasting change.  


Candidate Requirements:  

  • Over the age of 18.  
  • Ability to meet the requirements of a Security Clearance Check.  
  • Able to commit 5-10 hours a month to board and committee meetings.  
  • Act as an ambassador for WIN House at community events.  
  • Engage in Board development activities.  
  • Professional experience in one of the following sectors (current or retired) is considered an asset: accounting/ business, community development, education, healthcare, human resources, and/or legal.  
  • Awareness of strategic planning, government funding, intimate partner violence would be an asset.  
  • Previous board experience would be an asset (advisory, governance, operational, and/or stakeholder boards).  

Ready to be part of something extraordinary? 


Apply now to become a Voluntary Board Member with WIN House. Let's shape a brighter future together!  


All interested parties should provide a resume or CV addressing the criteria above to Ms. Leslie Allen (Executive Director) no later than 4:00 P.M. February 23, 2024. 


Those individuals who meet the eligibility criteria will be contacted for an interview by the Nomination Committee. 


WIN House is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the organization to apply. 


Suitable applicants will be contacted directly.

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