Volunteer Director of Board
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Volunteer Types: Governance (Boards, Committees)
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: March 22, 2024
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Description

We are looking for YOUTH to join our Board of Directors.
YSS Canada is seeking dedicated youth with a passion and expertise for making a difference in the lives of their peers to join our Board of Directors.
Youth lived experience and voice are crucial for YSS programming as we strive to improve the lives of youth with the limited resources and support, they need to reach their full potential.
Black and Racialized Youth aged 29 or under, residing in the Ottawa region are encouraged to apply.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
YSS Canada believes in the power of "Giving Back to the Community". A Director of Board opportunity will not only be an opportunity to give back to the community but also an opportunity to LEARN and SHARE. As a director of our Board, selected youth will get an opportunity to grow in a high-level setting with an immense professional network. The exposure and insights from this role would be of a great value for career development and engagement in community wellbeing.
How will the organization benefit?
At Youth Safe Space Canada, we believe that there is nothing for Youth Without Youth. We have opened this opportunity for youth to join our board of directors as one way to allow them to support and advocate for their peers. Youth along with adult Directors of the board governs our organization while establishing management policies, and strategies and overseeing the overall management. With that, we are looking for youth 29 or under with expertise to contribute to the YSS Canada Mission. Black and Racialized Youth aged 29 or under, residing in the Ottawa region are encouraged to apply.
Volunteer location:
Flexible

Contact

Administration
@Youth Safe Space Canada
613-917-4905
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 2
Good for people interested in: Governance (Boards, Committees)
You will be helping with: Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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