Board Director

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COVID-19 Support: 
Virtual work: 
Position description: 

Time Commitment:

Board Directors spend a minimum of 10 hours per month on HUB Cycling work, including:

preparation for and attending Board meetings
corresponding by email and voting in electronic motions
fulfilling Action Items from Board meetings, and taking an active role in at least one Board Committee

Committees generally meet on a monthly basis.  During Bike to Work Week and other events, Board members may participate in additional events. Depending on the individual level of involvement and commitment, this time may increase. It is also recommended that Board Directors visit (or regularly attend) a Local Advocacy Committee meeting in their municipality and/or adjoining municipalities.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Board:

The HUB Board of Directors is a Working Board and a Governance/ Policy Board. In addition to setting policies and approving the annual budget, the Board sets short- and long-term goals for the Society, guides the Society’s programs and services, ensures funding is secured, oversees the Society’s human resources through the placement and overview of the Executive Director, and directs communications with external stakeholders.

Responsibilities of the Board Jointly:

Represents, and is responsible to, the community
Provides leadership by setting goals, objectives, and priorities for the Society
Establishes and oversees the policies of the Society
Follows the Constitution and By-laws which govern the Society’s organization and activities
Ensures the Society has the funds and facilities to operate
Ensures the Society is operating according to the Society Act
Informs the community about the Society and our work
Advocates for the needs of our constituents
Works with other societies, agencies, and services


Responsibilities of Individual Board Members:

Attend all Board meetings in person or by teleconference
Phone or email if you must be late or absent
Take an active part in Board and Society activities
Participate in Committee work
Respect the confidentiality of sensitive information
Review reports and minutes and be prepared to discuss them
Share responsibility for all projects undertaken by the Board on behalf of the Society (fundraising, special events, etc.)
Recruit Board and Committee members
Actively represent HUB in the community as ambassadors
Make a charitable donation to HUB (according to own ability)
Commit and be accountable to playing a role in new fundraising activities (e.g. make introductions, open doors, enlist new donors, etc)
Learn as much as possible about: HUB, cycling issues in Metro Vancouver, and other related agencies and organizations in the community



Collective Board Skills Required:

Finance, fundraising, operations management, business skills, non-profit/charity governance, organizational development, legal, knowledge of the cycling community, cycling advocacy, marketing, communications, member/stakeholder engagement, human resource management.


Skills & Experience Sought for 2020 Board:

Affecting change through government relations/campaigning/advocacy
Great fundraising connections and an interest in fundraising
Human resources and organizational development

Role is suitable for: 
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
People with intellectual disabilities
How to apply:
Contact person: 
Corrie Bownick
Contact phone: 
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Sport & Recreation
To get more people cycling, more often.
Position type:
Board Role:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
17 Sep 2020 to 17 Sep 2022
Time Committment:
10 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Main street
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: May 9, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: August 7, 2020