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Board volunteering series: Why join a board of directors?

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April 4, 2023 5:30 pm
April 4, 2023 6:30 pm

This session is free and open to the public. Anyone in Ottawa interested in the topic is welcome to join. To register, please click here.

Board volunteers power Ottawa’s not-for-profit and charitable sector. If there is a non-profit that you care about — that non-profit has a board of directors.

This session invites you to learn more about volunteering on a board of directors. Through testimonials and presentations by organizations looking for board volunteers, this session aims at inspiring prospective board volunteers and connecting them with local leadership opportunities. 


Who should attend? 

Local Ottawa volunteers and potential volunteers, especially if you are curious about applying to board leadership positions. 


How to attend? 

This workshop will be hosted live online over the Zoom platform.  


What you will need 

Learners should join this session from a Zoom-capable device and be able to participate through voice or chat. The link will be sent to all registrants in advance.  

If you haven’t received the link, please contact: [email protected]


What you will learn 

By attending this session you will: 

  • Acquire introductory knowledge about a board of directors and their role in an organization 
  • Gain broadly-applicable insight into the social, organizational, and personal importance of board volunteering 
  • Become more familiar with the steps in the selection process for prospective directors 


Board volunteering series: Why join a board of directors?

Volunteers interested in learning more about why and how to join a board of directors can register by clicking on this link.


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