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Marpole Oakridge Family Place

Director Position

Marpole Oakridge Family Place 8188 Lord Street, Vancouver, BC, V6P 0G8

Directors have the privilege of representing the best interests of their community by monitoring and guiding the Marpole Oakridge Family Place toward our vision and mission.

What does a Director do?

Directors understand

_ The mission, goals and programs of MOFP;

_ The issues related to the mission of MOFP;

_ The financial matters of MOFP, and

_ Conflict of interest.

Directors participate by:

_ Attending Board meetings;

_ Preparing in advance to make educated decisions;

_ Asking questions;

_ Representing the community to MOFP and acting as an ambassador of MOFP

to the community;

_ Fundraising;

_ Serving on a committee when asked, and

_ Participating in MOFP special events.



What is the time commitment?

The Board meets the third Monday evening of every month currently through Zoom. Some work is required between meetings. Committee meetings and special events will add to the time commitment.


What qualifications does a Director need to have?

We’re looking for individuals who are passionate about our community and able to work in a team. To be elected as a director, individuals must be a member in good standing of the MOFP. All our directors

complete a Criminal Record Check upon election and a Vulnerable Sector Search.

How does a Director learn their job?

Orientation to the Marpole Oakridge Family Place is provided through a Board Handbook and an orientation session

Directors have the support of the Chair of the Board, other members of the Board, and the Executive Director.

Role is suitable for: 
Additional Information: 

Vision: Strong Families within a Connected Community 

Mission: Strong Families Connected 

Values:  Supportive, Trust, Relationship, Openness, Nurturing, Growth 

How to apply: 
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Contact person: 
Tracy Beshara
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Family & Children
Vision: Strong Families Within a Connected Community Mission: Strong Families Connected Values: Supportive, Trust, Relationship, Openness, Nurturing, Growth
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Position start/end date:
15 Nov 2020 to 27 Nov 2020
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Month
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Work location:
Marpole Community HUB
8188 Lord Street
Vancouver, BC V6P 0G8
Last Updated: November 15, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 13, 2021