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About the Position
Position # 2872
OrganizationAbbeyfield House St. Peter's Society
Position Abbeyfield St. Peters Board Member - Secretary - Volunteer Secretary Board Member
Impact Statement Make a difference in a senior’s life.

Abbeyfield St. Peters is a warm, family-styled home where 12, fixed-income seniors have their own suite which allows them to live independently, while enabling companionship and socialization, along with providing: privacy; security; home-cooked, nutritious meals; and facilities for their personal use.

This is an opportunity for you to make a difference in the lives of our independent seniors by being part of Abbeyfield, an organization whose goal is to enrich the lives of our seniors and help them maintain their independence. You will also be providing a valuable service to a local non-profit.
Description We require a board member to join our board of directors, in the role of secretary.

This board member would be an active member of our board of directors.

As an Abbeyfield St. Peters Board Member you would be expected to attend board meetings (one evening/month) and record the meetings and type them up and distribute them through email to the board member. You are asked to also provide input, thoughts, ideas and vote on those suggestions put forward. You might also be asked to take on an additional role on the board when special projects arise, depending on your availability, skills and strengths. This role may take up to approximately 2 hours per week but may vary depending on certain projects, you might be involved in.

Abbeyfield St. Peters is a 12 resident Independent Seniors’ Living facility.
Training Details Training would be provided by other board members, who will discuss with you your role and the mission and goal of Abbeyfield. You will also meet the residents (with covid restrictions) and the staff.
Working Conditions One board meeting per month (in the evening – this might be at Abbeyfield or on Zoom), along with typing up the board meeting minutes and distributing in a timely manner, as well additional duties based on the role you fill on the board and your schedule. Some of your duties may be performed at Abbeyfield but most can probably be performed from home or in the community (all based on role or project you are working on).
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail One evening per month is required for the board meeting. All other time is dependent on writing up the board minute meetings and distributing them to the board and the project you are working on and your availability.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Senior Services
Skill(s) Written Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Computer Skills, Stewardship, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://abbeyfieldstpeters.org
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Jackie Horton
Address 1133 Reynolds Road Victoria, V8P 2K5
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