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Board of Directors


Organization: Bruce House

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Aug 20, 2021


Bruce House, a community based organization that provides housing, compassionate care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS is currently recruiting volunteers to sit on its Board of Directors.
Duties and responsibilities:

• Understand and demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and programs.
• Regularly attends board meetings and Ad hoc meetings.
• Contribute skills and knowledge by actively participating in meetings.
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports.
• Is an active participant in the committee's annual evaluation and planning efforts.
• Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization.
• Participate in fundraising activities and community events.
• Helps identify individual and corporate donors.
Ideal candidates would have the following qualifications/skills:

• Previous board experience preferably in the public health or social services sectors.
• Experience in decision-making and strategic planning.
• Expertise in some combination of: financial management and planning, fund development, communications, legal services, social and health services.
• Experience working with and/or understanding of vulnerable populations.

Bruce House is committed to encouraging diversity in our volunteer program.

Average estimated hours: 5 hours a month




Ext: 28

Volunteer Opportunity Address
251 Bank Street, Suite 402


Good for people interested in: Human rights; Communications and Marketing; Accounting and finance; Fundraising

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Giving back to a community based organization and being a key component in assisting in supporting the new strategic plan of the organization.

How will the organization benefit?
Supporting Bruce House through committed governance and positively impacting the community.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - None of the above

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Police record check required: Yes