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Board of Directors Position


Organization: Family Services à la famille Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Jul 31, 2020


The FSO Board is seeking expertise in areas including not-for-profit law, corporate governance, mergers, acquisitions, amalgamations, employment, human resources, real estate and change management.


Deirdre Speers


Ext: 115

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Family Services Ottawa
312 Parkdale, Ottawa, ON


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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will benefit by learning about community mental health services in Ottawa. They will meet and work with a dedicated group of volunteers focused on ensuring mental health services are delivered at the community level and available for all. They will enhance or build governance skill sets and contribute to building a healthy community.

How will the organization benefit?
The organization will benefit from legal expertise to help the Board of Directors develop a strategic plan and weigh decisions about future growth strategies.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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