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Volunteer Director Positions open for the Board of the PEI Literacy Alliance

Deadline to apply is August 16th, 2024

The Board of Directors is the legal authority for P.E.I. Literacy Alliance Inc. As a member of the Board, a director acts in a position of trust and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization, which includes fiscal responsibility and strategic direction.

Our ideal applicant:

  • Is willing to serve on board committees
  • Is willing to support our special events such as our annual fundraiser
  • Has an understanding of board governance (we provide training as well)
  • Aims to stay informed on sector trends and the impact of literacy

You would be required to:

  • Be committed to our mission “to make literacy services easy to access for the people of PEI”
  • Attend and participate in quarterly 2-hour board meetings
  • Attend our Annual General Meeting – September 24th, 2024, at 9am
  • Be a representative of one of our member organizations – members are listed here https://peiliteracy.ca/members/If your organization is not a member yet, please complete the membership application here https://peiliteracy.ca/members/.

As a Director you will:

  • Bring your knowledge, skills, and diversity of perspective
  • Approve policy and recommendations received from the committees and senior staff
  • Review bylaws and policies
  • Recommend bylaw and policy improvements to the membership
  • Maintain confidentially
  • Act in the best interest of the organization
  • Participate in the development of our strategic plan
  • Participate on board committees
  • Approve and review our budget and financial statements
  • Approve the hiring, evaluation, and release of the executive director
  • Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, committees, staff members and community

Terms of Service: 2-year term with potential to renew for an additional term up to a maximum of 3 two-year terms.

We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in. We encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities.

If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at info@peiliteracy.ca.

Deadline to apply: August 16th, 2024

How to apply: Please send cover letter and resume to info@peiliteracy.ca

“Join our team and support literacy in PEI.”

Serena Smith

Chairperson, PEI Literacy Alliance