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About the Position
Position # 2716
OrganizationSaanich Volunteer Services Society
Position Volunteer Board Member - Board of Directors
Impact Statement Interested in developing your communication and leadership skills? Do you want to be part of a collaborative team working to support your community? This may be the opportunity you are looking for:

Saanich Volunteer Services Society (SVSS) is seeking new volunteers for the Board of Directors!

SVSS promotes independent living and enhances the quality of life for Saanich residents by providing coordinated volunteer services and connection to community resources. SVSS has provided one-to-one, direct volunteer services to Saanich residents over the age of 19 years for over 25 years. It is the strength of the partnership between our dedicated staff and passionate volunteers that truly fulfils our mission.
Description The Board of Directors is responsible for general oversight of the organization, including reviewing and approving society policies, ensuring financial sustainability, approving significant decisions, and supporting the Executive Director in carrying out her/his management duties.

Duties of Board members:
- Minimum 2-year commitment
- Attendance at 8-10 Board meetings per year
- Participation in committees or task forces as necessary
- Each Board member contributes approximately 5 hours monthly to prepare for and attending meetings, and contributing to any special projects
Training Details Orientation and ongoing support are provided for Board members.
Working Conditions The Board of Directors meets 8-10 times per year on weekday evenings at the SVSS office – located in historic McRae House on the grounds of the Cedar Hill Golf Course.
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, Communication/Public Relations, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Financial Planning, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.saanichvolunteers.org
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Board President
Phone 250-891-6216
Address 1445 Ocean View Road Victoria, V8P 1J8
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