Activities involved
Board Member Committee Member
Requirements:
  • Other
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Please provide: 1) a short biographical summary; and 2) a letter of intent stating your interest and specific ability to contribute as an AHPCA Member at Large Newer board members are matched with seasoned members for training.
  • Remote or online

Call for Board Members for Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association

#110, 105 12 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 1A1 [map]
2-6 hours / monthly
Two year term, October 2019 - Fall 2021
Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association is seeking energetic, proactive, professional individuals to join our Board of Directors as Members at Large. AHPCA is a provincial organization, currently seeking board members from Southern and Central Alberta. We are looking for people from both urban and rural areas, people with an interest in AHPCA’s mission of comprehensive and quality hospice palliative care for all Albertans. Alberta is a diverse province; we want AHPCA’s board to reflect Alberta’s diversity of experience and geography.

Individuals must be able to regularly participate and contribute to AHPCA’s board activities. Specific duties include:
●	Become knowledgeable about AHPCA’s activities and actively support and promote AHPCA’s mandate and vision
●	Prepare for and attend board meetings and committee meetings
●	Represent AHPCA at local events relevant to hospice palliative care
●	Become a member or chair of at least one committee (Communications & Membership, Fundraising, Governance, Palliative Care Week/Advance Care Planning Day)

Meetings and Time Commitment
●	Board meetings are held four times a year. Teleconference board meetings, ninety minutes, are held in September and March. Face-to-face board meetings and board retreats, full day, are held in May/June and October/November in Central Alberta. Board members must be able to travel as AHPCA is a provincial organization.
●	Board members are asked to sit on at least one committee. Committee meetings, one hour, are by teleconference four times a year.
●	AHPCA hosts Imagine, an annual full-day conference for hospice palliative care groups from around Alberta. Board members are strongly encouraged to attend Imagine, which is held the day after the fall board retreat.
●	Board members are encouraged to attend a nearby Roadshow and other events as they arise.
●	Board members serve two-year renewable terms.
Additional Details & Skills Required
AHPCA is a provincial non-profit with an office in Calgary and board members from around the province. We engage in education, advocacy and provision of resources to achieve comprehensive and quality hospice palliative care for all Albertans. Learn more about AHPCA at www.ahpca.ca
Certification or Education Required
We are interested in hearing from philanthropically-minded people with an interest or experience in the hospice palliative care world. You have the capacity and influence to make a substantive contribution from your existing skill set, whether it be through governance, finance, fundraising, communications or events planning. We want to hear from:
Family members
Rural Residents
Urban Dwellers
Indigenous People
New Canadians
Doctors
Lawyers
Finance Workers
Social Workers
Volunteers
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Serving on a non-profit board as a director is a commitment but a unique form of community service. It offers a chance to contribute to a cause you care about in a high-impact way, gain important skills in strategic planning, financial management and fundraising, expand your personal/professional network, connect with your community in a new way and teach your kids about community service. Most board members are strongly motivated by being able to give back to their community.
Activities involved
Board Member Committee Member
Requirements:
  • Other
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Please provide: 1) a short biographical summary; and 2) a letter of intent stating your interest and specific ability to contribute as an AHPCA Member at Large Newer board members are matched with seasoned members for training.
  • Remote or online