Board of Directors - Member
Volunteer Types: Board Leadership, Communications and Marketing, Fundraising, Health Care, Legal/Advocacy
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Community and Social Services, Poverty/Social Justice, Women
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: April 15, 2023
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We are seeking volunteer interest in becoming a member of Cornerstone’s Board of Directors. In particular, we are looking for Board members with expertise in fundraising, communications, health policy/operations, housing and homelessness and/or lived experience. Serving on the Board is a rewarding experience for those seeking to contribute to the strategic direction and oversight of Cornerstone in its mission to support vulnerable women in Ottawa. If you are passionate about safe housing and ending homelessness for women in Ottawa, please consider putting your name forward. You can make a real impact on the lives of women experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. If you would like to be considered please send your resume and a short explanation of your interest to the Board Chair at [email protected] by April 9, 2023.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Cornerstone Housing for Women Volunteer Board Members make a difference in the lives of hundreds of Ottawa's most vulnerable women every year. Volunteer Board Members will have the opportunity to participate in advocacy, educational and fundraising events throughout their time on the Board. Cornerstone is a respected well known agency in Ottawa and membership on our Board will be seen as a plus on any resume or biography.
How will the organization benefit?
Cornerstone always benefits in having a well rounded and diverse Board of Directors that guide the organization in policy and direction.
Volunteer location:
314 Booth Street


Board Chair
@Cornerstone Housing for Women
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This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Board Leadership, Communications and Marketing, Fundraising, Health Care, Legal/Advocacy
You will be helping with: Homeless, Women

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