Our Mission

Return to listing

About the Position
Position # 3179
OrganizationThe Glenshiel
Position Board of Directors - The Glenshiel Housing Society
Impact Statement The Glenshiel, operated by a non-profit society, is a convenient residence for independent seniors 55+. Just a short stroll from Beacon Hill Park and close to the Royal BC Museum and beautiful downtown Victoria, BC.

Glenshiel Housing Society Mission Statement
The Glenshiel provides rental accommodation and hospitality services for seniors in a safe, secure and affordable environment that promotes independence and addresses the residents’ social, recreational, intellectual and physical needs.
Description The Glenshiel Housing Society (GHS) is currently recruiting committed and dynamic individuals to join our Board of Directors. We are seeking to diversify our Board. Board members provide strategic leadership and direction to confirm the Glenshiel’s mission. They approve the Strategic Plan and oversee and evaluate its results, assure financial health, provide fundraising leadership and enhance the organization’s public image. Members will serve as ambassadors for The Glenshiel, creating opportunities and nurturing relations in support of its strategic objectives. This is a closed Board of up to 12 members, including two staff positions.

Successful applicants will be highly motivated, able to work independently as well as collaboratively with the Board and GHS staff, and knowledgeable in current issues, trends and legislation affecting seniors housing.

Please express you interest by emailing Judy McMullen, Board President bjmcmullen@shaw.ca for more information.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details An orientation and board instruction will be provided.
Working Conditions Directors will:
*Engage in all board activities to support and promote a culture of high performance, ethical behaviour, accountability, transparency and open communication
*Prepare for, and attend monthly Board meetings and AGM, actively participating in discussions and decisions.
*Support one or more Board Committees as needed (i.e Management, Finance & Audit, Governance)
*Provide counsel and input to review strategy and approaches, based on specific areas of expertise
*Assist the Board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities such as reviewing policies and financial statements.
*Contribute to the creation of a collaborative working relationship among the Board members, staff and volunteers.

Prior experience on a non-profit Board or other related governance experience.
Readiness to support fundraising for the Glenshiel with ideas, contacts & experience.
Experience in reviewing financial statements and budget forecasts.
Strong communication and networking skills and success in working within a diverse team.
Effective e-communication and digital-readiness.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Evening
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Senior Services
Skill(s) Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Thought Leadership (Innovation)
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.theglenshiel.bc.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Tracy Campbell
Phone 2503834164
Address 606 Douglas Street Victoria, V8V 2P8
Copyright © 2021 Volunteer Victoria