Avalon Sexual Assault Centre (Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Seeking New Board Members)

Organization Name: Avalon Sexual Assault Centre
Opportunity Title: Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Seeking New Board Members
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 5, 2017
End Date: May 1, 2052

Email: funddeveloper@avaloncentre.ca
Website: http://avaloncentre.ca/
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a non-profit, community-based, feminist organization working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social injustice and other forms of oppression. The Centre provides immediate care and support, counselling, advocacy and community education. The Centre is currently recruiting new members to join the Board of Directors. Individuals who come to the board will support Avalon’s vision and mission and be willing to offer their time and energy to the organization. A commitment of 4-8 hours a month includes monthly board meetings and committee work.   We are seeking an individual with professional experience in the field of finance to join the Finance Committee. The Committee is responsible for providing guidance and oversight to the Board of Directors and staff regarding budget development, accounting, and financial reporting, stability and sustainability.   We are also seeking an individual with communications and fundraising experience to join the Communications Committee. The Committee is responsible for providing guidance and oversight to the Board of Directors and staff regarding fund development, communications and community outreach. For more information, please contact Kerry Copeland at kcopeland@eastlink.ca   The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre Board of Directors welcomes interest from potential candidates from diverse communities.   www.avaloncentre.ca

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