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Member of the Board of Directors (Two Year Term)

Organization: Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English and bilingual in any language

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Mar 29, 2019


The GEFC is a large community food bank that gives 4 days of groceries to people in need and our catchment area, with a focus on healthy choices, and supporting a conversation about addressing food insecurity in other ways. We seek board members who are committed to helping our organization improve its outreach and fundraising activities.


Erin O'Manique, Executive Director



Volunteer Opportunity Address
2040 Arrowsmith Drive


Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Communications and Marketing

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); 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); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The board member will be part of a team committed to improving community food security and ensuring organizational excellence. They will build on their skills and experience and develop new ones, which enjoying the satisfaction of contributing to an organization that makes a difference in our community.

How will the organization benefit?
The GEFC is seeking ways to improve its contribution to community food security. We will benefit from someone with ideas and connections that will bring in more resources to our work through communications and fundraising.

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