Our Mission
About the Position
Position # 3894
Organization1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre
Position Board Member
Impact Statement 1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre, provides practical support, opportunities for growth and a sense of hope for one-parent families across Greater Victoria. Guided by skilled and committed staff and trained volunteers, we offer important services to create foundations for personal and community growth in a welcoming and non-judgmental environment. The work we do here transforms lives creating stronger families and healthier children. It provides hope and the promise of a brighter future for parents and children, not just today, but well into tomorrow creating a stronger and more vibrant community in the process.
Description We are looking to expand our governance Board and seek to ensure that the board’s composition considers the balance of skills, experience, knowledge, perspectives, independence, and characteristics in alignment with the strategic needs of the organization.

Desired Attributes, Skills and Expertise
The 1UP Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre is committed to ensuring our Board is reflective of the community we serve, including diverse perspectives at our Board discussions.
Training Details • Support the vision, mission and values of the 1Up Single Parent Resource Centre
• Leverage knowledge, expertise, connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve 1Up mission, vision, and goals
• Actively promote 1UP and use Board members’ influence to positively contribute to advancing reputation and brand of the Centre.
• Have familiarity with the structure of not-for-profit organizations
• Hold the ability to engage in decision-making in the best interest of the organization
• Collaboration skills
• Previous board experience is not required but is an asset
We encourage interested individuals to apply and are particularly interested in meeting professionals with strategic and analytical skills, ability to look at the “big picture” and expertise in one of the following areas:
• Finance
• Government Relations
• Legal expertise
• Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, and Media Relations
• Fundraising and Resource Development

As a director, time commitments include attending monthly Board meetings, as well as Committee involvement
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Children/Youth, Food Security
Skill(s) Collaboration, Change Management, Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking, Ethical Framework
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://singleparentvictoria.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Melissa Masse
Phone 2503851114 Ext. 3
Address 4489 Viewmont Avenue Victoria, V8Z 5K8
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