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Board Members and/or Members for the Fundraising Committee

Organization: Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible; Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 6

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Sep 6, 2019


Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month beginning at 5:30 pm. There are no Board Meetings in the summer. After our AGM in June, the Board Meetings resume in September. For our governance model, we're a modified collective and a 'working board'. Board and Staff members work together on various committees.


Nominations Committee, Carol Wu


Ext: 227


Volunteer Opportunity Address
488 Wilbrod St., Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8


Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees); Fundraising; Event planning and participation

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Seniors; Women; Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers can gain experience and assist the organization by working on committees that they have an interest in. Examples of some committees are: Strategic Planning Committee, Finance Committee, Francophone Advisory Committee, Personnel Committee, Fundraising Committee. Board Member terms are for 2 years, and can be renewed for a maximum of three 2-year terms.

How will the organization benefit?
Amethyst will be able to have a diverse Board of Directors where the Board Members' skills can assist the organization in its work.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - Seniors; Persons with a disability