Board Member - Director

Industry: NGO

Stream: Unspecified

Job Type: Unspecified

Organization: Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

City: Rosseau, Muskok

Country: Canada

Deadline Date: November 17, 2015

Number of Positions: 1


The Board is comprised of not less than 3 and not more than 10 volunteers consisting of an Executive team (Chair, Vice- Chair, Secretary, Treasurer) and General Directors. Membership on the Board of Directors is drawn widely to achieve the skills and expertise required to enable the Board to fulfill its governance responsibilities. A Board member must offer:

• an understanding of the roles of governance and leadership in a rapidly-changing environment,

• the ability to offer expertise and skills which will contribute to the Sanctuary, its' operations, Board discussion and decisions,

• effective communication skills,

• a commitment to the time required to prepare for and attend Board and Committee meetings, which equate to a minimum of one meeting every 2 months.

• the absence of real or perceived conflicts of interest.

• actions and decisions that are in the best interests and welfare of each animal in the care and custody of the sanctuary and embrace, provide and apply humane rehabilitation practices to the species-specific care of each animal.

How To Apply:

How to Apply

The Board welcomes applications from all interested and qualified applicants.

Please forward an application to: 

Attention: Jane Jemmett.

All applications will be reviewed by the nominating committee and members of the committee will conduct interviews with successful candidates.