Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? If you would like to create hope for a better future for Aboriginal people who work towards healing processes, support, reconciliation and advocate for changes in the Child Welfare system and in education then you are at the right place!
Creating Hope Society is looking for leaders like you to join our Board of Directors. Since 2006, our volunteer board has been the strategic heart of our organization, ensuring that in our work for children and families, we deliver real results, respond to changes in our community and always deliver the highest ethical standards to be worthy of our public support.
If you are one or more of the following, we’d like to talk to you:
- Energetic and entrepreneurial business people, who are not already overextended with other commitments, eager to put their enthusiasm for changing the world to work, for our children and families.
- Community leaders and philanthropists willing to engage their peers to work for the betterment of Indigenous, Metis and Inuit families and communities.
- Leaders at our partner agencies — parenting, education, family violence, justice, child and youth.
- Services — interested in building strong programs with us.
- Scholars and academics who want to put their expertise in understanding the cycle of child welfare, historic trauma and physical and mental health promotion, children, youth and families to work in the community.
- Parents, grandparents and others who have a demonstrated talent, joy and energy in chairing successful fundraising events and promotions.
If you hold yourself to high expectations, then you’ll find board service very rewarding. We are looking for folks who will:
- Attend six board meetings annually
- Actively serve on one of our committees: Program, Advocacy and Outreach, Promotions and Events, Governance
- Advocate for our needs in the community and among your colleagues and peers
- Reviewing the Strategic Plan and setting annual goals for the organization (including financial, operational, social and environmental goals)
- Monitoring the financial statements of the organization
- Reviewing and setting policy as required
- Be always curious to learn more about the field of Early Intervention Program and as well as nonprofit governance
Please email your Resume and Cover Letter Attention: CHS President to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 780-477-7918
We thank all applicants however only candidates selected will be contacted.
Thank you we look forward to hearing from you.