Position: Director - Board of Directors
Employer: Results Canada
Deadline: April 21, 2023
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Senior
Closing Date: April 21, 2023
Do you want to make a difference in the world?
Results Canada is recruiting Board Members who share our vision that a world without extreme poverty is possible and who understand that everyday people have the power to make a difference.
Results Canada is a high-impact nonprofit advocacy organization committed to creating the political will to end extreme poverty. We advocate for resources and for policies that improve the health, education and economic opportunities of people living in poverty globally. Through the application of proven advocacy tools and tactics, our committed and trained volunteers are raising their voices to change the world. They are supported in that effort by a team of dedicated, highly skilled staff.
Results Canada is seeking Directors who have a passion for advocacy and public engagement. This year, to complement our current Board of Directors, we are also specifically searching for Directors with experience in one or more of the following areas:
Fundraising and business development
Human resources and change management
Finance and accounting
Anti-oppression and DEI knowledge and understanding of best practice
Experience and perspective from having lived in a low-income country
Results Canada has the following basic expectations of board directors:
Know and support the mission of the organization
Attend and participate in all board meetings and the Annual General Meeting (approximately four meetings per year) plus participate in at least one board committee
Support the Executive Director
Actively support resource development and fundraising efforts
Participate in Results Canada events and campaigns
Positively promote the organization and serve as a link with members, donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders
If you are interested in thinking big, in making a meaningful contribution to the world, and in taking on a constructive leadership role as part of Results Canada’s Board of Directors, please email a cover letter, along with your resume, no later than April 21, 2023, to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Board Application’ in the subject line.
In your cover letter, please clarify the reason for your interest in Results Canada, evidence of demonstrated leadership in your professional or volunteer history, any experience you have gained as a Board member or in a leadership position, and your qualifications or experience in one or more of the areas outlined above.
Results Canada is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace and among our Board of Directors. We welcome applications from: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values.