Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 1975
OrganizationCommunity Options for Children and Families
Position Director - Board of Directors
Location 1595 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement -As current Board members we find that our experience is rewarding, fun, and important. Board membership enhances our knowledge and connections and makes us part of a warm and caring community. The benefits of involvement are immense and have a positive impact in the lives of people we serve.
Description Help support the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the Victoria area. Volunteers are needed to serve on our Board of Directors. Board members work with staff members to create a strategic direction for the organization. Directors must have a strong ethical framework, the ability to think strategically and a commitment to community inclusion. Experience in Board membership is an asset but not a requirement.
Training Details Potential Board members meet with the President of the Board and Executive Director to learn more about the organization. They attend 1-3 Board meetings and meet our small staff team. Once they become a member, the Executive Director provides and orientation and binder with our constitution, by-laws and other important documents.
Working Conditions The Board meets once per month in the evening at our offices at 1595 Bay St. in Victoria. There is a commitment to have some discussions via email and to serve on a committee as needed.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Evening
Time Detail The board usually meets monthly for 2 hours. There is also a requirement to communicate by email a couple of hours per month.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Leadership/Management, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s) Team Building, Verbal Communication, Change Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Ethical Framework
How to Apply
Application File:
Website http://www.cocf.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Linden Collette
Phone 2503806363
Address 1595 Bay St. Victoria, V8R 2B5


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