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Board Director


Organization: Ancoura

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Oct 1, 2019


Ancoura is a registered, not-for-profit, charity in Ottawa that provides permanent, affordable
housing, social supports and community for adults living with mental illness.
The ideal candidate would have previous experience volunteering for a not-for-profit
organization as a board member or in a leadership role; fundraising and/or sales and marketing
experience; and great communication skills.
At this time, we are particularly interested in candidates who also have experience and
competencies in one or more of the following areas:
- event planning and management;
- mental health services and/or advocacy;
- social and/or supportive housing;
- law.


Max Derenoncourt



Volunteer Opportunity Address
30 Cleary Ave
Ottawa, ON
K2A 4A1


Good for people interested in: Disability Support

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteers will develop the ability to act as a Board Director.
Additionally, volunteers will gain experience in governance within a core part of Ancoura.
Volunteers are rewarded with being able to effect positive change for persons living with mental illness.

How will the organization benefit?
As a board member for Ancoura you will prepare for and actively participate at monthly board
meetings, join a committee, participate in fundraising, and be an ambassador for Ancoura in
the community.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes