Volunteer Board of Directors Positions

Deadline to apply is August 26, 2022

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 let us know at info@peiliteracy.ca.

Authority:
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.

You would be required to:

  • Be a representative of a member organization (if your organization is not a member yet, you can apply here https://peiliteracy.ca/members/)
  • Be committed to our mission “to advance literacy for the people of Prince Edward Island”
  • Attend and participate in quarterly board meetings
  • Attend our Annual General Meeting
  • Be willing to serve on board committees
  • Support special events such as our annual fundraiser
  • Have an understanding of board governance
  • Remain informed on sector trends and the impact of literacy

As a Director you will:

  • Bring your knowledge, skills, and diversity of perspective
  • Approve policy and recommendations received from board 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 annual budget and financial statements
  • Approve the hiring, evaluation, and release of the executive director
  • Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, staff, and stakeholders

Terms of Service:

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

Deadline to apply:
August 26, 2022

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