Director, Volunteer Board of Directors
Organization: Ausome Ottawa
Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 2
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: Nov 1, 2019
DescriptionCurrently we seek the following:
Two Member-at-large positions
Eligibility Requirements for Directorships
Individuals must be of age 18 or older and must not be family-members of current board members.
Skills and Time Commitment
We are looking for individuals with the time and commitment to serve as an active board member. We seek those who work well in a team setting and have excellent communication and listening skills. Previous experience with charities and/or non-profit boards of directors is helpful, but not required. Proficiency in English is required, bilingualism is an asset. Diversity of backgrounds and experience is valued.
Directors must have time to meet bi-monthly for a two-hour board meeting (three in-person; three teleconference) and be available to do committee work as needed. Directors are expected to attend fundraising events and/or represent Ausome in the community from time to time. Directors are expected to consider Ausome as one of their three most important charitable organizations during their term.
If you are nominating yourself for a position on the Board of Directors, please provide a biography, cover letter detailing your interest and areas of expertise plus a CV.
If you are nominating someone else, please provide us with the name and contact information of that individual, and a brief biography of the person you are nominating.
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)
You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week
This position would be great for - Seniors; Persons with a disability
This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes