UPDATE: To everyone who applied for our board member role, thank you! We are no longer accepting applications at this time (Feb. 21st, 2018).
Goodwill Industries of Alberta (Goodwill) is currently seeking Volunteer Board Members. This is a great opportunity to be involved with an organization making great strides in enriching the lives of people with disabilities within the Alberta community.
Goodwill’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the Alberta community who are dedicated to supporting and promoting Goodwill’s mission. They champion the importance of providing exceptional leadership and believe in serving people.
Goodwill is a social enterprise providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enhance their lives through meaningful employment.
Goodwill is a not-for-profit organization that supports the Alberta community by providing employment readiness skills training, career services, job placement for Albertans with disabilities in Airdrie, Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Sherwood Park, Spruce Grove, and St. Albert. Goodwill is one of the largest employers of people with disabilities in Western Canada. At Goodwill we value respecting each other, acting with integrity, working as one team, providing exceptional customer service, recognizing each other’s contributions and working safely. To learn about Goodwill Industries of Alberta visit www.goodwill.ab.ca.
Currently, we are seeking applicants with a background in board leadership and a strategic outlook to support Goodwill’s growth strategy as well as the desire to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. We are seeking board members to represent the region of Calgary and South Alberta. Travel to Edmonton 3-4 times annually expected. To complement the skills already represented on our Board, we are also seeking new members who are knowledgeable in the areas of Governance, Sustainability, Law, and/or Information Technology and who reflect the diversity of the Calgary and area communities.
As a Goodwill Volunteer Board Member, your key responsibilities are to:
If you are interested in partnering with Goodwill to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities, please forward your résumé along with a letter of intent specifically detailing the following (maximum 500 words):
Please submit all required information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for Board positions will be accepted until Sunday, February 4, 2018. Interviews will be conducted in February/March 2018 and new members will be appointed to the Board at the AGM in May 2018. For more information, please contact Donna Heron, Board Assistant at (780) 944-1414 ext. 81013 during office hours of 8 am to 4 pm.
Goodwill Industries of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer serving people with disabilities and barriers to employment, and therefore requires all successful applicants to pass a criminal record check. Goodwill Industries of Alberta thanks all applicants, but only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
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