ARCHITECTS WITHOUT BORDERS CANADA SEEKS TO ADD NEW MEMBERS TO THE BOARD
The Board of Directors of Architects Without Borders Canada is made up of volunteers with a diverse range of experience. Our board members value commitment to our mission (http://awb-winnipeg.com/about) as well as a determination to move AWB forward. We’re looking for new directors with fresh expertise, energy and ideas.
Understand and demonstrate a commitment to AWB’s mission
Attend and participate in board meetings, general meetings, events and other ad-hoc meetings as needed
Act as an ambassador for AWB in the community
Leverage relationships in local and international communities
Keep up to date with issues that are important to the organization
Avoid any potential conflicts of interest
Ensure the organization complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
Serve as an advisor to the Executive Director (ED)
Assist the ED and Board Chair to identify and recruit new Board Members
Able to commit a minimum of 4-6 hours per month
Provide leadership in AWB projects
What does it take?
We are seeking candidates from a variety of backgrounds. We have a specific interest in candidates who are registered architects or are professionals in other related disciplines. We are looking for people with experience in fund development, diversity and inclusion, entrepreneurship, or non-profit work. Previous experience with Boards and/or not-for-profit organizations is desirable.
Term of Office
Directors may hold office for three years.
Those interested in becoming a director should submit a current resume along with a statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 29, 2019.