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Are you a committed, passionate person? 
Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your skills and
improve the lives of older adults in Canada?
The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) is looking for YOU!

The CNPEA is looking for new Board Members to join its pan-Canadian Board. We are seeking candidates who are committed to supporting the prevention of elder abuse in Canada and eager to provide leadership to this growing network of elder abuse professionals.

Number of seats available: 4-5

Commitments
The CNPEA Board of Directors oversees the governance and operations of the organization through current and forward-looking planning. Board members are expected to

  • Attend monthly teleconference/web meetings (10 meetings per year, 2hrs each) and the AGM
  • Serve on Committee(s) tasked with specific goals
  • Provide guidance regarding the Network’s mission, strategic plan, programs, policies, operations, and finances.
  • Actively support the sustainability and growth of the CNPEA; interest and involvement in this process are required.

Average Time Commitment
5-7 hours/month Board members will typically be elected for two-year terms, so a two-year commitment to the organization is recommended. The CNPEA membership by regular motion may agree to some board position terms to be less than 2 years. 

What we are looking for

  • Committed and reliable individuals with a passion for elder abuse prevention, a familiarity with seniors’ issues, and a willingness to commit to 5-7 hours a month (through web or teleconference board meetings and email communications).
  • Individuals from jurisdictions across Canada. Our board tries to be representative of its pan-Canadian members, with board members from each jurisdiction.
  • Applicants with a background in (but not limited to) the health and community support sector, nursing, law, victim services, financial sector, knowledge translation and mobilization, research, etc.
  • Applicants who will actively participate and who can contribute skills and knowledge in any of the following areas: Policy & Procedures, Fund Development and Sustainability, Website Design Communications, Marketing.

What’s in it for you?

  • Collaborate with stakeholders from across Canada and network with a growing number of elder abuse professionals.
  • Learn about the dynamic research, programs and services being delivered across Canada toward the intervention and prevention of elder abuse.
  • Ger the opportunity to share your skills as a leader in elder abuse prevention in Canada.
  • Acquire additional experience in governance, leadership, planning, and community engagement through your work with the Board.

Please apply by 12pm (noon) Eastern Time on August 28th, 2017 by completing this form

(If you cannot access the Google form, please fill in this Word document and email it to )


 

 

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