Volunteer Board Member

Background

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is committed to supporting immigrants, refugees and their families begin a new chapter of their lives in Canada.

Our Vision: Unleashing the economic, social & civic potential of clients

Our Mission: Connecting newcomers to the right service at the right agency every time

Our Values: We are forward-thinking, adaptable & optimistic. We value accountability, collaboration & impactfulness. We act with integrity and treat people with respect.

 

Opportunity

ISC is looking for Board members who are driven by the belief that newcomers, with their rich and diverse backgrounds, are incredible people who enrich Canada. The Board of Directors works with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the effective governance of the organization and support the organization’s strategy, including progression of its transformative Gateway initiative.

 

Areas of Board focus include policy, strategic planning, finance, fund development and stakeholder engagement. In addition to bi-monthly Board meetings, Board members also actively participate in committee work and can expect to volunteer approximately 6 to 8 hours a month.

 

Length of Term

2 years

 

We are looking for board volunteers with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Legal
  • Finance / Accounting / Treasury
  • Data – Systems, Science, Mining & Analytics
  • Resource Development, Fundraising
  • Organizational transformation
  • Non-profit sector

 

Applicable Interests

Immigrant settlement issues, multiculturalism, diversity, human resources, finance, fundraising and resource development, community development, marketing, not for profit, board governance.

 

Qualifications

Previous board experience, especially in the not-for-profit sector, is an asset, though not required.

 

Please email your résumé and cover letter by September 3, 2021 to:

 

Camile Romeo

Executive Assistant
Immigrant Services Calgary

CamileR@immigrantservicescalgary.ca