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Volunteer Position
Apply by Nov 20th 2017

Board Member/ Director

Board Members work collectively to provide strategic direction and governance to the organization.

Director / Board Mandate
• To ensure that PLKS fulfills its mission
• To advocate for that which is in the best interests of PLKS
• To protect the assets and reputation of PLKS
Board Members will be required to go through a screening and interview process conducted by the current Board President prior to the December 1, 2016 Annual General Meeting.
A sampling of the role of Director includes the following responsibilities:
1. Develop, implement and ensure compliance with policies consistent with the mission and mandate of PLKS.
2. Follow the rules and regulations outlined in the PLKS constitution and bylaws.
3. Maintain an awareness of the PLKS governance framework and conduct in accordance thereof when making decisions and performing Board duties.
4. Act ethically and respect confidentiality with respect to Board matters.
5. Ensure adherence to legal and regulatory requirements.
6. The Board and the Executive Director, or a committee of Directors and the Executive Director will review the insurance needs of PLKS annually to ensure that proper coverage is in place to protect people and property.
7. Safeguard the financial stability of PLKS while monitoring its financial management. The Board has the fiduciary responsibility to serve as trustee for the spending of public funds and donations.
8. Provide support for fundraising for PLKS.
9. Promote new initiatives which encourage a solid public understanding and awareness of PLKS.
11. Ensure that a qualified management team is in place.

This volunteer position has no scheduling requirements attached to it. You can work out your availability and time commitment directly with the organizer.

You must apply before Nov 20th 2017

Project Literacy Kelowna Society
1635 Bertram Street
Kelowna, British Columbia
Hosted by
Logo of Project Literacy Central Okanagan SocietyProject Literacy Central Okanagan Society

To provide volunteer based literacy support services to improve the quality of life in our community.

Causes this position supports

  • Community and Economic Development

  • Education

  • Poverty

Skills involved

  • Fundraising

  • Leadership & Management

  • Advocacy

People volunteering