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Volunteer Board Member for the Canadian Pride Historical Society

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Canadian Pride Historical Society
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Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Published 1 month ago

We are looking for a committed Board Member to serve on the Canadian Pride Historical Society’s Board of Directors. The Board Member's responsibilities include both governance and operational management tasks. We are looking for individuals that have prior leadership experience and strong diplomatic skills. As a Board Member will be passionately committed to the society’s Vision of inspiring conversations about the future of the Pride Movement in Canada as we share the stories of our past.


General responsibilities of a Board Member include the following:

  • Knowing the organization's vision, mission, programs, policies, and needs.
  • Preparing for meetings by reviewing the agenda and supporting documentation.
  • Submitting a monthly written report.
  • Regularly attending board and committee meetings and participating actively and conscientiously.
  • Keeping up with issues and trends that affect the society.
  • Approving reports, budgets, and business decisions.
  • Contributing to the development of policies and strategic plans.
  • Understanding the organization's financial affairs and ensuring fiduciary responsibilities are met.
  • Ensuring the organization complies with legal requirements.
  • Maintaining confidentiality on all internal society affairs.
  • Taking the lead on an operational area within the society.


Board Member Requirements:

  • Previous pride board experience would be considered an asset.
  • Sufficient time availability for board duties. This ranges from a couple of hours a week, to 10 hours a month.
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of your local pride’s history would be considered an asset.


We are committed to ensuring our Board of Directors and supporting volunteer base are made up of a diverse group of individuals. We encourage the following groups to get involved with the CPHS:


Residents of British Columbia, Northern Canada, Quebec and the Atlantic Coast

  • Trans Identified
  • Non-Binary Identified
  • Female Identified
  • BIPOC
  • People aged 40+
  • French-speaking or other languages spoken besides English


For more information please visit www.cphs.ca

We are looking for a committed Board Member to serve on the Canadian Pride Historical Society’s Board of Directors. The Board Member's responsibilities include both governance and operational management tasks. We are looking for…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Canada
Associated Location
160 Smith St, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0K8, Canada

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