Seeking Board Members
We are currently seeking three (3) individuals from British Columbia to join our Board of Directors. The ideal candidates would have experience in one of the following areas to complement the expertise already on our Board: Fund Development, Government Relations, Human Resources, Marketing, Media Relations, or a legal background.
We are looking for a candidate who has a belief in our mission and an alignment with our values, who will work to strengthen the future of the organization. The ideal candidate has not-for-profit experience, and a desire to help guide the organization to fulfill its mandate to support young people in BC who are blind or partially sighted. A connection to blindness or partial sight is considered a benefit.
- Alignment with our Mission
- Attend virtual monthly board meetingsand actively participate in discussions
- Attend board meetings in person three times per year (typically Saturday morning)
- Serve on a Board led Committee
- Attend and support events as required
- Act as an Ambassador for Blind Beginnings
Volunteers who contribute their time and knowledge on our Board can expect the opportunity to influence the future growth and success of Blind Beginnings, to develop meaningful relationships with fellow board and committee members, staff and community, and to gain knowledge and build skills in the area of Board governance.
The time commitment is approximately 4 to 5 hours per month which includes committee work. Board meetings are usually held on the last Wednesday of the month in the evening.
Please apply with a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31, 2023
Blind Beginnings is committed to having our Board of Directors reflect the diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and we encourage applications from persons with disabilities, those who identify as Indigenous or a person of colour, and those from the LGBTQ2S+ community.