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Organization: CISOC

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 6

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Apr 10, 2020

Description

Join our board and contribute to our multicultural community. Cultural Interpretation Services for Our Communities (CISOC) provides interpretation and translation services both in Ottawa and across the country. We have over 160 professional interpreters and translators working in more than 60 languages and dialects. CISOC professionals support the interpretation needs of new Canadians, refugees and visitors to our country in a variety of settings from health care, legal, educational and broader community.

Our board is located in Ottawa. We have meetings six times a year with an Annual General Meeting in June. There is a small commitment to participate on sub committees to support CISOC and the Board on special initiatives.

We are seeking volunteer board members with a broad range of skills and experiences. We would welcome applications from candidates with a solid track record in any of the following areas:
• Skills and experience in accounting and finance;
• Strategic communication to build contacts and connections in the granting networks/agencies;
• Insights into business planning and business development;
• Experience in human resources; or
• Strong legal background.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a short cover letter outlining your interest in our board along with your resume to our Executive Director Benjamin Chacon - benjamin@cisoc.net

Contact

Benjamin Chacon

6132370502

benjamin@cisoc.net

Volunteer Opportunity Address
44 Eccles Street, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 6S4

Details

Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)

You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors

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