RILS Board Secretary

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Position description: 


Two-year term, with the possibility of a renewal of another two years (pending Board approval). Willingness to devote an average of 10 hours per month above and beyond Board meetings. 


Role of Secretary:

The volunteer executive director role of secretary is a position that supports RILS in taking minutes of meetings and keeping records in accordance with the BC Societies Act.

This Board executive position is fully informed on organizational matters, and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, risk and programs. Working with all members of the executive and Board to ensure the Board executes its governance, stewardship and fiduciary responsibilities.  He/she serves in a volunteer capacity without remuneration.  This role is required to join the Board meetings, which take place 6 times per year, plus the Annual General Meeting.


The secretary is responsible for doing, or making the necessary arrangements for, the following:

Taking minutes of general meetings and directors’ meetings.
Keeping records of the Society in accordance with the Act, including ensuring signed copies of meeting minutes are provided to the Executive Director for filing.
Conducting the correspondence of the Board if required.
Assist the Board of Directors with volunteer activities, obligations and regulatory requirements. 

Role is suitable for: 
How to apply: 
Contact Madison Richards, Recreation Therapist and Volunteer Coordinator
Contact person: 
Madison Richards
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Cause Tags: 
Disability Services
The False Creek Residences provides housing, individualized lifestyle planning and personal assistance for adults with disabilities. The Society values the importance of: - Supporting tenants' personal growth and autonomy - Creating opportunities for tenants to be active contributing participants in the community - recognizing tenants' rights and responsibilities - providing a safe, appropriate and accessible environment for tenants, staff and volunteers - encouraging the creative contributions of its tenants, staff and volunteers
Position type:
Board Role:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
14 Jun 2019
Time Committment:
10 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Virtual
Work location:
Residences for Independent Living Society
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: February 22, 2021