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BOARD OPPORTUNITIES

Position: Board Member
Type: board of directors position (volunteer)
Organization: Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Location: North Gower, Ottawa, Ontario

The Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary (RVWS) rehabilitates wild mammals and reptiles with the goal of returning them back home to the wild. RVWS is governed by a Board of Directors, which is currently looking for enthusiastic and experienced professionals to join as Directors and/or Officers. As a member of the Board, a Director acts in a position of trust and is responsible for contributing to the effective governance and administration of the organization.

RVWS has a working board. Time commitment is a minimum of 5 hours per month, depending on circumstances, leadership roles, and/or special events. Board member terms are for 3 years, and can be renewed for a maximum of three 3-year terms.

Some of the key expectations of Board members are:

  • commitment to and advancement of the organization’s mission and strategic plan
  • regular participation in board meetings, teleconferences and electronic conversations
  • willingness to serve in officer positions and/or on committees
  • commitment to participate actively in a leadership role in board and committee work
  • participate in fundraising and special events

RVWS is currently looking for candidates with the following skills and backgrounds:

  • fundraising
  • marketing, communications or PR
  • law
  • accounting or finance
  • human resources
  • governance
  • education
  • veterinary-related sciences

Candidates with other applicable experience or strengths are also encouraged to apply.

Ideal candidates will have previous board experience in the not-for-profit sector, experience in sectors related to RVWS’ mission, and demonstrated commitment to leadership.

To apply, please see more details and an application form at https://www.rideauwildlife.org/about-us/board-member-applications/. For more information, contact Linda Laurus at development at rideauwildlife.org or 613-258-9480.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Feb 5 2019    Numéro : 51028