Activities involved
Board Member
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Board of Directors - Director

1-10 hours / monthly
3 years
Myeloma Canada

Myeloma Canada is a patient-focused, patient-driven, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to improving the lives of all Canadians impacted by myeloma.  We are committed to advancing the understanding, management and treatment of this incurable cancer and to accelerating access to game-changing myeloma therapies and treatments.

 

Board of Directors

The Board is comprised of collegial individuals with diverse expertise and global experience, including notfor-profit managers, medical experts, research scientists, business executives, consultants, professionals and patients.  Board Directors are involved in directing the affairs of the corporation in accordance with its strategic plan, articles, bylaws and applicable legislation.  They serve in a fiduciary position of confidence for the corporation and are responsible for the overall effective governance and organizational strength of Myeloma Canada. 

 

Board Vacancies

Myeloma Canada is currently recruiting new members for its Board of Directors. We are looking for candidates with skills or experience in one or more of the following areas:

 

Finance, Accounting and Audit

An individual who possesses financial literacy skills and experience, including with financial statements, balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements in accordance with Canadian accounting standards.
 

Public Health Policy Administration

An individual who possesses knowledge and experience in Canada’s public health system and regulatory environment, including public health policies, insurance plans, drug formularies, and patented medicine pricing.
 

Governance & Legal

An individual who possesses knowledge and experience in Canada’s legal system and/or experience with board governance and the regulation of charitable bodies.
 

What we ask of you

Act in the best interests of Myeloma Canada
Understand the role and responsibilities of a Board Director
Attend Board meetings regularly and arrive prepared for the meetings
Support Board decisions and act as an ambassador in implementing them
Respect the confidentiality pertaining to Board and Management discussions
 

What you bring to us

Active contribution as a team player with a personal network
A solutions-oriented mindset and creative thinking approach to issues
Time and energy to prepare, attend and contribute at quarterly board meetings
Personal commitment to Myeloma Canada’s vision, mission and strategic plan pillars
Knowledge of, or interest in, the Canadian cancer eco-system and in the importance of the patient’s involvement in myeloma care
 

Meetings & Time Commitment

Number of meetings

Board Directors are expected to attend the quarterly Board meetings (4 per year).  Typically, two of these meetings are held virtually, and two are held in person at varying locations. 

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to cmellegers@myeloma.ca by November 15th, 2021. Please include "Board of Directors" in the subject line. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
As a Board Director of Myeloma Canada, you will be at the forefront of improving the lives of Canadian patients, their families and caregivers impacted by myeloma.  You will be part of an innovative, dedicated and internationally-respected organization in the patient support field.
This is an excellent opportunity to leverage and enhance your experience, to meet passionate and devoted individuals, and to liaise with Myeloma Canada’s diverse stakeholders.
Activities involved
Board Member
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule