Volunteer Posting 288

Board Member
UP Community Services
Edmonton area
flexible / as needed
closes in 41 days (Fri, 28 May)

VOLUNTEER BOARD MEMBER - EDMONTON, AB

 

Unlimited Potential Community Services (UP) is a non-profit charitable society that has been providing quality support and treatment since 1987. Our goal is to restore stability and hope in the lives of children, youth, adults, and families so they can achieve personal independence and family unity. UP believes cultural tradition is an important part of mental wellness, so we incorporate the culture and traditions of our clients wherever possible.

UP is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a Volunteer Board Member of UP who share our values and mission to help our clients to reach their full potential and enhance community well-being. The Board of Directors provides strategic planning and support, fiscal oversight and policy development to our organization.

 

Are you up for the challenge?

 

The Board functions as a collective body. The success of the Board depends on each individual Board member exercising responsibility through positive actions in the following areas:

  • Being effective at Board meetings through appropriate preparation, regular attendance, active participation in Board discussions and willingness to volunteer for ad-hoc committee or other Board tasks;
  • Be honest, candid, and respectful when interacting with other Board members;
  • Understanding and supporting the Board governance concept and Board policies;
  • Being familiar with issues affecting the organization including regional, provincial and national;
  • Engaging in Board and self-development activities designed to promote Board effectiveness through Board development activities and by utilizing resources available in the organization;
  • Attending organizational events and representing the organization to the community.

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to exercise leadership skills by participating in the governance and strategic decision-making processes of the organization;
  • A platform to network with people who have the same passion for local community social services in a positive team oriented environment.

Commitments/Desired Expertise & Skills:

  • The Board Members meet approximately six (6) times per year at our head office in Edmonton;
  • The meetings are held in the evenings after 6:00pm (usually taking place on the last Tuesday of the month);
  • Have extensive experience in one or more of the following areas: Legal Affairs, Senior Level Corporate Leadership, Communications, Public Relations, Indigenous Affairs, Project Management, and/or Senior Level Accounting and Human Resources roles;
  • Obtain and maintain a current, clear Police Information Check and Intervention Record Check.

Closing date: Until suitable candidate found

 

If this sounds like you, and you hold similar values and are looking to join an organization that works hard to empower and support children, youth and families, we hope you will consider joining us.

 

For more information, please contact Bruce Armson, CEO Unlimited Potential Community Services Society, at . Interested candidates are invited to email their Cover Letter and current Resume to Bruce.

 

 

UP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all cultures and backgrounds; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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