Activities involved
Board Member
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Resume
  • Vulnerable Sector Search

Board Member

10608 34 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5W 1Y2 [map]
3 hours / monthly
Minimum 1 year commitment
The Abbottsfield Youth Project (AYP) Society is seeking volunteers to join the AYP Board of Directors.

AYP is a small not for profit organization located in NE Edmonton that has committed itself for over 25 years to playing a pivotal role in the healthy emotional, social and physical growth of the children who live in the community. AYP offers a variety of programs to children and youth aged 6-15 that encourage the development of effective life skills, the pursuit of healthy lifestyle choices and the connection of families within the community.

The Board of Directors supports this organization by providing support and leadership to the Executive Director, by participating in fundraising planning and activities, and by volunteering time to various activities throughout the year which provide an opportunity to meet some of the children that participate in the AYP programs, and to connect with the staff of AYP. Voting privileges are granted after three months of membership.

We are seeking individuals who possess some of the following attributes:
•	A professional background in education, social sciences, law enforcement, finance or fine arts;
•	The ability to donate between 2-5 hours per month to board meetings and planning sessions, as well as attendance at up to three annual events; 
•	Prior experience as a member on a board of directors;
•	A deep commitment to volunteerism and a passion to support community initiatives.

We encourage anyone who is enthusiastic, has leadership qualities and are interested in this ongoing position to contact AYP at 780-479-6499 or board@ayp.ca
Certification or Education Required
A professional background in education, social sciences, law enforcement, finance or fine arts
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Sense of pride and accomplishment, as you use unique knowledge, experience, and education to help an organization make an impact in the community. Form deeper connections with the community, as you serve as positive leader. Gain valuable experience to include on your resume, and increase your professional networks.
Activities involved
Board Member
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • References
  • Resume
  • Vulnerable Sector Search