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About the Position
Position #: 2154
OrganizationGreater Victoria Women's Shelter Society
Position: Director at Large - Greater Victoria Women's Shelter Society Volunteer
Impact Statement: The Greater Victoria Women’s Shelter Society is a small non-profit community group with a mandate to provide supportive housing for women and their children. Our organization has a strong commitment to feminist principles.

Our current central program is Margaret Laurence House which provides second stage housing and support for women and their children leaving abusive relationships.

We believe that safe housing is a fundamental right.
Description: The Greater Victoria Women's Shelter Society (GVWSS) is currently seeking passionate volunteers to join our board of directors!

We are looking for women who can commit to a minimum of two years with the organization and who have flexibility for monthly meetings, as well as 5-10 hours a month for various projects. We are looking for women who have shared values around safe housing, ending violence against women, consensus decision making, and understanding inequality from an intersectional, feminist perspective.

We are actively seeking women who have previously worked on or with a nonprofit board, or have similar financial or management experiences.

If you are interested in applying for one of these open director positions, please email us at info@gvwss.org with:

· a one-page letter of interest

· a copy of your resume

For more information about our organization, please visit: GVWSS.org
Training Details: Onboarding support and mentorship
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail: One board meeting each month, and approximately 5-10 hours a month outside of board meetings
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Housing
Skill(s): Collaboration, Financial Planning, Strategic Thinking, Ethical Framework, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: https://www.gvwss.org/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Angi Ross
Address: box 5291 Victoria, v8r 6n4
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