Volunteer Posting 1563

Board Member
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
less than 2 hours per week
closes in 37 days (Mon, 20 May)

Volunteer Board Members
We are seeking new voices to join the EJHS board to guide our work and inspire transformation
in the non-profit sector and community safety space.

Reference Number: 24-009EJHS

For 75 years, EJHS has been rooted in community safety. EJHS provides holistic services and wraparound supports that
address the root causes of crime and social disorder. By focusing on reintegration, acceptance and accountability, we
are building a safer, more harmonious community. We do this through release planning, housing support, employment
transition, education, substance recovery, cultural supports and more.

Edmonton John Howard has embarked on a new strategic direction and is actively seeking Board members with
governance expertise who can advance the strategic and governance functions of the agency.


The EJHS Board of Directors governs with an emphasis on:
• strategic leadership and governance
• fiduciary responsibility
• diversity of perspectives, experiences and voices
• collective decision making
• generative discussions and learning

Desired Skill Set
• fluent in good governance, including strategic direction setting
• critical, creative and independent thinker
• knowledge of the community sector and/or community safety space
• technical background in marketing, finance or IT considered an asset


Time Commitments:
• Board meetings every second month (approximately 3 hours)
• Board member retreat every 2 years
• Agency and community events
• Committee work based on member skills and interest (monthly)

To apply, please submit a résumé and cover letter to by May 20, 2024 Please include Volunteer
Board Member in the subject line of the email.


Safety and harmony in our community
Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people
of Indigenous heritage and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

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