Board Member (Volunteer) Children/Education

Kids Developmental Services Ltd.

Mission: To collaboratively create a developmentally appropriate and individualized educational program for each child that encompasses their strengths to support their areas of need, in a play-based and inclusive learning environment.

Vision: We believe that all children have unlimited potential; creative minds; and a playful nature.

Values: Teaching children and families to play, learn, and grow together.


Kids Developmental Services Ltd. (KDS) is a Calgary-based Not-for-Profit Early Childhood Services (ECS) Operator, funded by Alberta Education. KDS has provided early childhood education and intervention services to preschool-aged children in the community preschools and child care centres they attend in Calgary and surrounding areas since 2018.

KDS is currently seeking qualified candidates to join their 9-Member competent volunteer Board of Directors providing strategic leadership and direction, oversight, and governance.

Board Member (Volunteer)


  • Governance
  • Review Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Approve strategic direction
  • Oversee risk management
  • Ensure management accountability for annual audit


  • Not-for-Profit volunteering
  • Board experience

and any of the following:

  • Teaching background, or
  • Parental experience, or
  • Ethics, or
  • Human Resources, or
  • Information Technology, or
  • Finance   


  • Board term appointment: Three-year renewable commitment
  • Members may be coopted to serve Board subcommittees
  • Staff Interaction: Executive Director and Executive Management
  • Meetings: Monthly, but not less than quarterly
  • Year-ends: School term September to June, Fiscal year September to August
  • KDS is a paperless technologically driven organisation