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About the Position
Position #: 1606
OrganizationVictoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society
Position: Board Chairwoman
Location: 234 Menzies Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: The Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society supports the health and social needs of women-identified and lesbian-identified individuals and couples on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. This includes women of all ages. We provide safe, accessible and welcoming spaces, and we build community through public education and social action. The VLSCS became an official entity in 1994.

We commit ourselves to building a greater involvement in the wider community, including students within the universities and colleges, professionals within health care, as well as all members of the LGBTQ international community and allies.
Description: The VLSCS is in need of a chairwoman or two chairwomen (to co-chair). The position involves reading past minutes, drawing monthly agendas, attending monthly board meetings, communicating through email with other board members and being able to demonstrate a creative vision about projects and ongoing subjects by looking ahead into the coming months.
Training Details: Training will consist of consultation with the previous chairwoman as needed.
Working Conditions: Board meetings take place once a month for two hours in a clean, well-lit board room at James Bay New Horizons Activity Centre, wheelchair accessible.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: two hours once per month and six hours per month at home to prepare
Age: 12+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Senior Services
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Manage Meetings & Groups, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Heather Sutherland
Address: Box 39022 James Bay, V8V 4X8
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