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Call for Applications: YWCA Saskatoon Board of Directors

YWCA Saskatoon is currently accepting applications for membership on its Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors advances the mission of YWCA Saskatoon and fosters its continued success. Its role includes fiduciary responsibility, governance, stakeholder communications, oversight of business, and support for fundraising.

If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of age, 31-50, or over 50; as Indigenous; or as possessing previous board experience.

Candidates with various skills and sectors are valued on the YWCA Saskatoon Board, including the following:

  • Law, contracting, negotiations, ethics
  • Finance, budget, audit
  • Philanthropy, campaigns, special events
  • Government relations, public policy
  • Health care, social services, justice, education
  • Understanding of a client base similar to that of the YWCA
  • Strategic planning
  • Investing
  • Education
  • Information technology
  • Human resources, volunteer development, training

To apply to serve on the Board of Directors, please submit a letter of interest outlining your skills and qualifications and your resume or C.V. Contact us at info@ywcasaskatoon.com or phone (306) 244-7034 ext 121. The deadline to apply is Friday, August 25, 2017.

About YWCA Saskatoon:

YWCA Saskatoon works in Saskatoon and area to provide emergent and preventative services for women and their families, including crisis shelter, supportive living, employment services, quality child care, and accessible fitness. YWCA Saskatoon is a member of YWCA Canada, the nation’s largest provider of shelter to women and children fleeing violence, and the oldest and largest multi-service women’s organization. For more information visit www.ywcasaskatoon.com, find us on Twitter at @YWCASaskatoon or on Facebook at @YWCASaskatoon.