Alexandra Foundation Board Openings
The Alexandra Foundation is looking to recruit new directors for their board for the new board year beginning in September. The board is looking for new members who have a strong connection to the neighbourhood house movement.
Below is the recruitment posting. Please pass along to anyone in your networks who may be interested in joining the Alexandra Foundation’s board. Please email all applications or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Alexandra Foundation is a registered charity established in 1977. As a non-governmental organization, the Foundation’s purpose is to support Neighbourhood Houses in BC and similar community groups. Income generated by the fund provides grants and loans to further the aims and objectives of the neighbourhood house movement. A primary goal of the Alexandra Foundation is to assist in the critical start-up phase of new Neighbourhood House organizations and to support the expansion of existing Neighbourhood Houses. For more information on the Alexandra Foundation, please visit the website: http://www.alexandrafoundation.org/ As a member of the Board of Directors, you will join a skilled, hardworking team who strive to carry out the mission and mandate of the organization.
The Board of Directors meets approximately ten times a year, with the meetings being two hours in duration. As a Board of Director, you are accountable for the following: Being prepared for Board meetings; Attending all Board meetings and participating in the discussion and decisions
The Foundation is seeking applicants who will actively participate in their role and who can contribute skills and knowledge in any of the areas listed above. Knowledge of Neighbourhood Houses and the Neighbourhood House movement is preferred.
ROLE IS SUITABLE FOR:
People with physical disabilities
Benefits of serving on the Alexandra Foundation Board include: Strengthening your governance and leadership skills; Expanding your network; Learning from your peers and sharing your expertise; Contributing to the health and well-being of thousands of your neighbours here in BC; Being part of an international movement to make neighbourhoods better places to live for everyone.