Get involved! Make a positive Impact on Albertans and the Planet!
Goodwill Industries of Alberta (Goodwill) is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members. This is a great opportunity to be involved with an organization that is truly making a tangible difference in enriching the lives of Albertans with barriers to employment through meaningful employment and environmental stewardship.
Goodwill’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the Alberta community who are dedicated to supporting and promoting Goodwill’s mission. They champion the importance of providing exceptional leadership and believe in serving people.
Goodwill champions diversity, equity and inclusion. Our organization nurture's a culture of openness and trust, where all team members share a sense of belonging. As a leader in sustainability, Goodwill is committed to reducing our environmental impact, currently diverting over 90% of donated goods from local landfills.
Our Board of Directors typically dedicate 5 – 15 hours a quarter for board and committee meetings, and community events.
Our Mission Statement
Through the power of work, Goodwill provides individuals with barriers to employment the opportunity to enhance their lives through meaningful employment.
Goodwill is an amazing not-for-profit organization that supports the Alberta community by providing employment readiness, skills training, career services, and job placement for Albertans with barriers to employment in Calgary, Edmonton and Grande Prairie. Goodwill is also one of the largest employers of people with disabilities in Western Canada, and one of the largest recyclers in Alberta. The positive impact we have on our communities is tangible and visible. At Goodwill, we work hard to show that we care, work as one amazing team, try to get better and better every day and we are passionate about making a positive impact. We value respecting each other, acting with integrity, working as one team, providing exceptional customer service, recognizing each other’s contributions and working safely. To learn more about Goodwill Industries of Alberta visit www.goodwill.ab.ca
About Our Board of Directors
We are seeking applicants with a background in board leadership, governance and strategic outlook to support Goodwill’s growth strategy as well as the desire to enrich the lives of people with disabilities or other barriers to employment. We are seeking board members to represent the Edmonton metro region and Calgary metro region. To compliment the skills already represented on our Board, we are also seeking new members who are knowledgeable in the areas of Financial Planning/Forecasting, Sustainability, Information Technology, Real estate/Leasing, Training and Job Placement for People with Disabilities and Legal, and who reflect the diversity of Alberta. It is our preference that while individuals may be recognized as subject matter experts, they appreciate the big picture and are committed to advancing the over mission of Goodwill.
As a Goodwill Volunteer Board Member, your key responsibilities are to:
Why should you volunteer as a Goodwill Board Member?
How to Apply
If you are interested in volunteering as a board member with Goodwill to make a difference in the lives of people with barriers to employment, please forward your resume along with a letter of intent specifically detailing the following (maximum 500 words):
Goodwill Industries of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer serving people with disabilities and barriers to employment, and therefore requires that all successful applicants to pass a criminal record check. Goodwill Industries of Alberta thanks all applicants, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
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