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The Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC is seeking members in the Lower Mainland for our Board of Directors for a minimum two-year term starting in September, 2015. One position will be vacant at the end of the current term.Established in 1896, ANHBC is one of BC’s longest-standing nonprofit organizations. Our mission is to make neighbourhoods better places to live. As a volunteer-driven community service agency, our goal is to enable people to embrace their lives and strengthen their communities. Our challenge is to work with communities to develop innovative programs and services that meet the changing needs of a diverse population.AHNBC is comprised of a network of seven Neighbourhood Houses in the Lower Mainland along with the Sasamat Outdoor Centre. Our annual operating expenses for the 2014-15 fiscal year totaled just under $20 million. For more detailed information about ANHBC visit our website at www.anhbc.org.
As a new member of the Board of Directors, you will join a skilled, hardworking team that follows a policy-based style of governance. AHNBC’s 15 Directors are responsible for supporting the ANHBC to plan, raise resources, develop a public presence, manage financial and other resources, manage risk, and ultimately to carry out the mission and mandate of the organization.We are seeking applicants who can contribute skills and knowledge in any of these areas, but especially in the areas of:
Legal expertise and how it applies to non-profit organizations;
Finance with a focus in non-profit management;
Social work, youth and family services;
Experience with immigration or settlement services.Benefits of serving on the ANHBC 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.
The Board of Directors meets monthly with a break over the summer months. Meetings are typically held on the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 9:00 pm.Applications are due by the end of the day on Monday, May 11, 2015. See the “ANHBC Board Candidate Information Sheet” or visit our website for details on how to apply.
For more information contact Deb Bryant, ANHBC’s Chief Executive Officer at 604 875 9111 ex 107 or email@example.com.
For general enquiries, please contact ANH Central Services at firstname.lastname@example.org