Volunteer Posting 1570

Board Director
Myeloma Canada
Work From Home - From Anywhere
less than 2 hours per week
closes in 2 days (Mon, 15 Apr)

Myeloma Canada

Myeloma Canada is a patient-focused, patient-driven, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to improving the lives of all Canadians impacted by myeloma. We are committed to advancing the understanding, management and treatment of this incurable cancer and to accelerating access to game-changing myeloma therapies and treatments.

 

Board of Directors

The Board is comprised of collegial individuals with diverse expertise and global experience, including not-for-profit managers, medical experts, research scientists, business executives, consultants, professionals and patients. Board Directors are involved in directing the affairs of the corporation in accordance with its strategic plan, articles, bylaws and applicable legislation. They serve in a fiduciary position of confidence for the corporation and are responsible for the overall effective governance and organizational strength of Myeloma Canada.

 

Board Vacancies

Myeloma Canada is currently recruiting new members for its Board of Directors. We are primarily looking for candidates with lived experience of Myeloma, either as patients or someone who cares for a patient.

Candidates must be located in Quebec and able to operate in English. Board operations and materials are primarily distributed in English.

 

What we ask of you

  • Act in the best interests of Myeloma Canada
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a Board Director
  • Attend Board meetings regularly and arrive prepared for the meetings
  • Support Board decisions and act as an ambassador in implementing them
  • Respect the confidentiality pertaining to Board and Management discussions

 

What you bring to us

  • Active contribution as a team player with a personal network
  • A solutions-oriented mindset and creative thinking approach to issues
  • Time and energy to prepare, attend and contribute at quarterly board meetings
  • Personal commitment to Myeloma Canada’s vision, mission and strategic plan pillars
  • Knowledge of, or interest in, the Canadian cancer eco-system and in the importance of the patient’s involvement in myeloma care

 

Meetings & Time Commitment

Number of meetings

Board Directors are expected to attend the quarterly Board meetings (4 per year). Typically, three of these meetings are held virtually, and one is held in person, usually in Montreal.

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to by April 30th, 2024. Please include "Board of Directors" in the subject line. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

 

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