Hospice Care Ottawa Board of Directors
Volunteer Types: Governance (Boards, Committees)
Organization types: Health and Diseases
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: April 25, 2022
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Hospice Care Ottawa is seeking several new members to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors as of September 2022. We are striving to increase the diversity within our organization so as to better represent the communities we serve. We encourage people from all backgrounds, cultures, age groups, abilities, sexual orientation and languages to apply.
Skills and Personal Characteristics:

Have an appreciation for and commitment to the mission of the organization.
Be free to fulfill the preparation, attendance and other time-related requirements. Commitment is approximately 6-10 hours per month and includes Board and committee meetings bimonthly.
Participate on committees of the Board.
Possess a strategic outlook with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Be informed of the funding, operational and other organizational contexts.
Provide objective and independent counsel to the Board and its directors.
Possess a broad perspective on organizational issues.
Be able to present opinions, probe for information, resolve conflict and support Board decisions.

In addition, the following knowledge and skills would be of asset:
fund development
communications/social media
previous governance experience with not-for-profit, charitable and he

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Serving on the Board of Hospice Care Ottawa would enable you to be part of providing and expanding access to these much-needed hospice palliative care services for the people of Ottawa while Hospice Care Ottawa adapts to the constantly changing health care environment.
How will the organization benefit?
A strong, highly skilled and diverse Board of Directors ensures we will meet the needs of all members of our community who need hospice palliative care support and help sustain us into the future.
Volunteer location:
May Court Hospice site - 114 Cameron Avenue Ruddy Shenkman Hospice site 110 McCurdy Avenue


Catherine Lane, Chair of the Board of Directors Hospice Care Ottawa
@Hospice Care Ottawa
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This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women

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