Bryony House (Join our Board of Directors)

Organization Name: Bryony House
Opportunity Title: Join our Board of Directors
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: May 25, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Volunteer Board Member Opportunity – Halifax Transition House Association (Bryony House)  Halifax Nova Scotia Do you have an interest in making a meaningful difference in the lives of those in your community that are experiencing domestic violence? Join our Board of Directors! The Halifax Transition House Association is a non-profit organization that provides 24-hour emergency services for women, with or without children, escaping intimate partner abuse. Bryony House is a 24-bed shelter where counsellors answer the 24-hour distress line, provide individual/group supportive counselling, public education, advocacy and referrals. The Association is entering an exciting time as the federal government has committed up to  three million dollars for construction of a new shelter that will better meet the needs of the families we serve. We are seeking new board members who are committed to advancing the mission statement and the vision of the organization while providing effective governance.  All members are expected to fully participate in monthly board meetings and orientation, serve on at least one committee, participate in the strategic planning and monitoring process, and conscientiously carry out his/her fiduciary responsibilities. Ideal candidates will have experience in one of the following areas: Policy Development/ Governance Finance / Banking Legal Experience Human Resources Marketing Public Relations/ Media Risk Management Fundraising Commercial Development Previous Non-profit Board experience Interested candidates should forward  a cover letter and resume to: We look forward to discussing this opportunity with you

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