Volunteer Posting 529

Board Member (Member at Large)
Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA)
Northern Alberta, Central Alberta, Southern Alberta
Alberta-wide
up to 2 hours per week
closes in 45 days (Fri, 10 Dec)

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA) 

EDSNA is currently seeking passionate and committed individual(s) interested in serving on the EDSNA Board of Directors to help the organization continue our success in achieving our Vision and Mission. In particular, we are seeking individuals who have experience in fundraising, IT, finance and accounting, human resources or strategic planning, or are/have been a healthcare professional who works with eating disorders; however other skillsets are welcome. 

 

Organizational Foundation 

Vision: No one in Alberta will face an eating disorder alone. 

Mission: EDSNA is a charitable organization providing support to individuals dealing with eating disorders* in the province of Alberta. EDSNA raises awareness about eating disorders in the province of Alberta. 

*individuals dealing with eating disorders includes people directly affected and those indirectly affected such as family members, educators, healthcare professionals, and others in the life of a person with an eating disorder 

EDSNA is a registered charity. For more information on EDSNA, please visit https://edsna.ca. 

 

Board Specific Information 

The EDSNA Board of Directors is a volunteer board. While the Board currently consists of 5 members, EDSNA is considering increasing the Board compliment to reflect the growth of the organization. 

To date, Board members have resided in the greater Edmonton area. With EDSNA’s expanding service area and commitment to becoming a truly provincial organization, Board members from across Alberta are welcome. Attendance at Board meetings are currently being accomplished via live video conferencing. 

To assure continuity within the organization, ideally the Board term is considered 2 years. No maximum term has been established. 

 

Board Member Expectations 

  • Attend all board meetings within reasonable consideration. The Board meets the third Tuesday of every month. Meetings are approximately 2 hours in length. There are occasional electronic motions, if matters require decision between meetings. Total time commitment is expected to be approximately 2-4 hours per month. 
  • Review agenda and supporting material prior to board and committee meetings while raising any questions or issues that arise from the agenda. 
  • As EDSNA is a young organization, transitioning from an operational to a governance Board, Board members are expected to participate in organizational initiatives in keeping with areas of personal interest, skill and organizational need. 

 

How to Apply 

If you are interested in joining the EDSNA Board of Directors, please submit the following to  

  1. Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume 
  2. Cover letter addressing the following: 
  • Why you are interested in serving on the EDSNA Board. 
  • Information regarding past Board experience. 
  • Information regarding skills that would assist the Board in achieving its goals. 
  • What you would hope to see the Board accomplish during your tenure. 

EDSNA thanks you for your interest in our organization. We hope to meet you in the near future.



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