Call for nominations to the OCISO's Board of Directors
Volunteer Types: Accounting and Finance, Board Leadership, Fundraising, Governance (Boards, Committees), Legal/Advocacy
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: September 15, 2023
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We are seeking volunteers from within the Ottawa region, committed to OCISO’s mission and values to serve a renewable 2-year term on the Board of Directors. The Board typically meets every second month and provides governance direction and support to the Executive Director and the management team.
Ideal candidates must have one or more of the following areas of expertise:
Advocacy/Public Policy
Nonprofit Governance
Social Services
Finance and Audit

Change Management
Strategic Planning

The Process
Interested individuals can notify Azima Ruzuddinova at [email protected] of their interest, and the application must include a copy of your resume and a cover letter

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
As the OCISO's Board Director, a volunteer will get an opportunity to be a representative of the diversity and social culture of our community, and also it gives an an opportunity to serve in a leadership position in an organization that supporting immigrants and refugees through the journey of making Canada their home.
How will the organization benefit?
The volunteers serving in our Board of Directors are very helpful in bringing together expertise and advice. They are protecting shareholders' interests, establishing policies for management, oversight of the corporation or organization, and making decisions about important issues an organization faces.
Volunteer location:
959 Wellington St West, Ottawa K1Y 2X5


Azima Ruzuddinova
@Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)
Ext: 306
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition
Number of Positions Available: 3
Good for people interested in: Accounting and Finance, Board Leadership, Fundraising, Governance (Boards, Committees), Legal/Advocacy
You will be helping with: LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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