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Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

Mona Forrest
Secretary, Board of Directors
Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2C 2B5

Téléphone: 613-898-1871

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Autochtones (Première nation, Métis, Inuit); Minorités visibles ou Nouveaux Canadiens; Défavorisés; Hommes; Personnes avec handicaps ou conditions médicales; Jeunes (16-18 ans); Jeunes (11-15 ans); Enfants (0-10 ans); Aînés; Femmes; Jeunes (19-24 ans)

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network works to connect patients, survivors and other stakeholder groups with decision makers and the wider community to engage in discussion and to act on evidence-based best practices to alleviate the medical, emotional, financial and social costs of cancer and encourage research on ways to overcome barriers to optimal cancer care and follow-up for survivors in Canada.

CCSN is working with cancer patients and survivors to learn about health system complexities, connect with others to plan action, and act to promote best care, healthier survivorship and a place for the patient voice in healthcare systems decision-making.

Les possibilités de bénévolat

General Member; Secretary, Board of Directors
Board Members act in a position of trust for the community and are responsible for the effective governance of the organization.
CCSN is looking for knowledge, expertise and skills in one or more areas of not for profit Board work: governance and policy development, fundraising, strategy and business planning, and human resources. Requires commitment to the work of the organization, attendance at events and reading of material to remain current, attendance at monthly Board meetings, active participation in discussions and deliberations of the Board, participation on a committee monthly.
Board members act at all times in the best interest of the organization and are aware of and abstain from conflicts of interest. Ethical participation and collaborative and positive approach required.
The secretary position has wide-ranging responsibilities. He or she is an active conduit for communication by giving proper notice of any meetings and timely distribution of material such as agendas, information relating to agenda items, and meeting minutes.
The secretary manages the organization’s records and related materials, providing advice and resources to the board on topics such as governance issues, regulatory body amendments, information that will assist them in fulfilling their fiduciary duties. As the custodian of the organization’s records, the secretary is responsible for maintaining accurate documentation and meeting any legal requirements such as periodic and annual filing deadlines. The secretary is responsible for reviewing and updating documents as necessary and ensuring all documents are safely stored and readily accessible.
Organizations are required by law and by custom to maintain certain records for several purposes, including: • accurate recollection of decisions; • determination of eligibility to vote; • continuity of policies and practices; and • accountability of directors and officers. The Secretary is responsible for ensuring that accurate and sufficient documentation exists to meet legal requirements, and to enable authorized persons to determine when, how, and by whom the board's business was conducted.
Endroit : 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
Ottawa K2C 2B5
Date limite pour postuler: 30 août 2019