We’re Looking for Board Members
The Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington welcomes your application to join our Board of Directors.
The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity governance Board committed to building a culture focused on health equity, inclusion and diversity. We are seeking individuals who can offer direct or indirect diversity of lived experience (eg. Class, race, or gender inequality) and a passion for community support services working as a not-for-profit organization.
The Role of the Board
To ensure that the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington (ASWW) fulfills its responsibilities, operates effectively and acts in accordance with the principles of being ethical, accountable, collaborative, open, relational and proactive.
To deliver on ASWW’s Mission: To alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and to promote research.
The Responsibility of Board Members
The Board is responsible for governing the affairs of ASWW, delegating the day to day operations to the Executive Director, and delegating certain duties to Board Committees.
There are 10 Board meetings per year (monthly except for July and August). Currently meetings are held virtually on the third Wednesday of every month from 6:15 - 8:15 pm.
Board members serve a two-year term, renewable for two additional terms
All Board members are asked to join at least one Committee
Making the Most of Your Board Experience
All volunteer roles should create mutual benefit, both for the volunteer and for the organization.
As a Board member, you should expect a healthy and welcoming environment that values your perspective and to be offered opportunities that help you achieve your goals, whether that is developing new skills, gaining experiences that can help you in your career, broadening your professional and personal networks, support people living with dementia “To Live Their Best Day” and more.
About the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington
The Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington's (ASWW) mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and to promote research. To work towards this mission, ASWW offers a variety of specialized programs and services including Social Work support, education and therapeutic recreational programming to persons living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, their family members and friends, professionals and the public throughout the Waterloo Wellington area.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a letter expressing your interest and a current resume to Michelle Martin, Executive Director at email@example.com.
We will review applications as they arrive and keep our application process open until we find the right candidates for these Board member positions. To help us reach our diverse communities, we would appreciate your support in sharing this posting across your network.
ASWW is committed to creating environments that are barrier-free. For any accessibility-related accommodation requests regarding any stage of the process, please inform us in advance so we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodations by contacting Michelle Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or
519-742-8518 ext. 2014.