NutritionLink Services Society (NLS) is a registered charity governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
Title : General Board Member
Advertising Dates: Apr 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018
This is a Board Position
Fundraising; Marketing; Community Development; Organizational Planning; Health Professional; Experience on boards; Other
Description & Link to Mission
NutritionLink Services Society (NLS) is a highly respected participant among BC’s charitable organizations focused on improving health for BC residents through the promotion of healthy eating. While we have a successful track record and a solid financial base, structural changes in our field require NLS to reinvent itself to adapt to our new reality. To this end we are looking to recruit a new Board member to complement our existing volunteer Board and play a significant role in this undertaking. Our objective is to expand our NLS granting program within the next 12 months.
Our vision: BC residents enjoy a healthy diet.
Our mission: To support and sponsor food security projects through nutrition education and food skill building for vulnerable BC residents.
Come join us as we work to develop a fundraising strategy for the expansion of our granting program to reach more targeted food skill building programs.
The ideal candidate will have fundraising experience, broad knowledge of BC’s charities, unbridled enthusiasm and demonstrated success in facilitating the strategic repositioning of small/charitable organizations.
Benefits & Recognition
Food for Life Reports subscription from Centre for Health Science and Law
Number of Volunteers Required: 1
Approximate Position Start Date: June, 2018
Time commitment: 5 hours per month
Time & Day of Volunteer Engagement: Evening; Weekend; Daytime
• Volunteer may work from home or online
• Lower Mainland, Virtual