Specialist Board Members

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Position description: 

Dignity Seniors Society (DSS) was initated to serve gender and sexually diverse seniors in BC and the people who work with them. DSS is a start-up organization based in Vancouver BC, we are currently looking to build our Board with dedicated and tallented people. Pleas visit our website to understand our mission and vision.

Find a position listed on the website in the "Opportunites" section and choose a posistion that interests you.

To apply:

Write a short cover letter telling us why you’re interested and why you think the position suits you and send it with your resume to: DignitySeniorsSociety@gmail.com

OR - just contact us with your questions using the contact page here.

Qualifications: 

DSS is looking for talented and dedicated volunteers that understand Board work and the commitment it takes to run a non-profit organization. We are open to application from everyone, and will work hard to help you undertand what you are getting into and the expectations of the Board role before you need to commit to joining us. we will initally meet with you for a coffee and a chat about how we can be a mutually 'good fit' after which, if you wish to mve ahead we will invite you to a Board meeting where you can again see if you are a 'good ft'. Only after this process (and anything else you need to feel comfortable) will we ask you to commit to joiing us for a two year term of office. We look forward to hearing for you. 

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
English as a second language (ESL)
People with physical disabilities
People with intellectual disabilities
How to apply: 
dignityseniors.org/join
Contact person: 
Darren Usher
Contact phone: 
604-616-4805
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Health, Social Services
LGBTTIQQ2SA
Seniors
Mission:
DSS strives to provide unique, tailored information on health, housing and social supports for seniors in our gender and sexually diverse (*GSD) communities that meet their financial, social and security needs by offering multiple opportunities. *Dignity Seniors Society uses the term GSD (Gender and Sexually Diverse) to simplify language, however the term GSD is intended to include all people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, gender diverse, two spirited or any other non-heteronormative identity.
Position type:
Board Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
5
Position start/end date:
12 Sep 2019
Time Committment:
5 Hours Per Month
Time of day:
Virtual
Work location:
BCCSW
Vancouver, BC