Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 2820
OrganizationShekinah Homes Society
Position Board Member - Board of Directors
Location 3114 Irma Street
Impact Statement Our mission is to help people with developmental disabilities flourish by creating loving homes and opportunities to grow within a secure and caring community. Shekinah is guided by the Essence of Life Philosophy, which provides us with the tools to assist core members (residents)in living a fulfilling life.
Description Shekinah Homes Society is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are deeply committed to the philosophy of providing loving and compassionate homes for its core members (residents) and maintaining an outstanding reputation in the community living sector. Shekinah owns and operates three beautiful, well maintained homes in the Gorge-Burnside area and operates a fourth beautiful home in that neighbourhood. Members of the board provide invaluable perspective, knowledge and skills in their governance duties. While previous board experience is an asset, we recognize that an ability and strong desire to serve the community without prior board experience may also be invaluable.
Training Details Elected board members have access to historical and governance documents and new board members are paired with a current board member as part of the mentoring process.
Working Conditions Due to Covid the board and committee meetings are currently held via Zoom linked to board members' personal computers at their homes. Face to face meetings will resume when it is safe to do so.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Evening
Time Detail Up to nine board meetings a year are held the 3rd Monday of the month starting late afternoon.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Collaboration, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Adaptability, Ethical Framework
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.shekinahhomessociety.org
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Shekinah Homes Society
Phone 2505951014
Address 3114 Irma Street Victoria, V9A 1S8
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