Posted: April 4, 2024
Last Updated: April 5, 2024

Board Chair, Treasurer, Directors for HR and Fundraising

Are you passionate about animals and their welfare? Are you looking to make a difference and give back to your community? Now is an exciting time to join the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society’s Board of Directors! LAWS is seeking applications from candidates to serve on the Board of Directors for the following positions: Chair Treasurer Director (HR Portfolio) Director (Fund-raising Portfolio) Additionally, we are looking for members to join our committees, where you can play a hands-on role in various aspects of our organization, for example finance and fundraising initiatives.
Board member
Share this Opportunity:

Causes Benefited

Relevant Tags

Positions Available

6
Available
0
Applications
0
Filled
Opportunity Start Date:
June 12, 2024
Opportunity End Date:
Ongoing
Typical Session Frequency
This Opportunity typically takes place Bi-weekly.
Typical Session Duration
Each session typically takes 4-6 hours.
Total Opportunity Duration
The expected total duration is 1 Year or More.
Est. Total Hours
0
Application Process

If interested please send a cover letter and resume to board@lakefieldanimalwelfare.org by April 30, 2024.

Short-listed candidates will be notified by May 4, 2024

AGM for Director elections will be on June 12, 2024

Point of Contact
Application Requirements
Preferred Qualifications
Specific Tasks / Responsibilities

The Board of Directors is the legal authority for LAWS. As a member of the Board, a director acts in a position of trust and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization. The main Board duties are:

  • Govern LAWS by the policies and by-laws developed by the Board.
  • Establish overall long and short-term goals, objectives and priorities for LAWS in meeting the needs of our community.
  • Promote the mission of LAWS through community networking, etc.
  • Adopt a pro-active, non-partisan and positive stance on sharing the impact of LAWS’ work in our community.
  • Ensure accountability for services provided and funds expended.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of LAWS through the regular review of programs and services.
  • Participate in the cultivation of donors and supporters (may include thanking donors, participating in fundraising events, etc.).
  • Ensure succession planning for the organization.

Directors typically spend ten hours per month for LAWS Board service. Directors are also expected to serve on at least one committee, which will typically require an additional two hours per month.

The LAWS Board is comprised of nine directors. Director terms run for two years.

Community Impact

We’ve just completed our Strategic Plan for 2024-2028, outlining our vision and goals for the coming years. Join us in shaping the future of animal welfare in our community and beyond. Apply now to become a part of our dedicated team and help us make a meaningful impact in the lives of animals in need.

Preferred Qualifications
Specific Tasks / Responsibilities

The Board of Directors is the legal authority for LAWS. As a member of the Board, a director acts in a position of trust and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization. The main Board duties are:

  • Govern LAWS by the policies and by-laws developed by the Board.
  • Establish overall long and short-term goals, objectives and priorities for LAWS in meeting the needs of our community.
  • Promote the mission of LAWS through community networking, etc.
  • Adopt a pro-active, non-partisan and positive stance on sharing the impact of LAWS’ work in our community.
  • Ensure accountability for services provided and funds expended.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of LAWS through the regular review of programs and services.
  • Participate in the cultivation of donors and supporters (may include thanking donors, participating in fundraising events, etc.).
  • Ensure succession planning for the organization.

Directors typically spend ten hours per month for LAWS Board service. Directors are also expected to serve on at least one committee, which will typically require an additional two hours per month.

The LAWS Board is comprised of nine directors. Director terms run for two years.

Opportunity Title
Brief Opportunity Description
Please write a short, 1-2 sentence description of your Opportunity.
Current Featured Image
Board member
Opportunity Featured Image *
Maximum file size: 256 MB
Please upload a high-quality image that you feel represents your Opportunity well. 1200px wide by 630px tall preferred. JPG or PNG.
Causes Benefited *
Skills Requested *
Which of the following options apply to this Opportunity?
Please select all that apply. We will use this information to help match you with suitable volunteers.
Is this opportunity remote, In-Person, or Hybrid? *
If you choose In-Person or Hybrid, you will be prompted to provide a physical address.
Opportunity Address *
Please select the address at which the in-person part of the Opportunity will take place.
Is this location accessible for someone with a mobility impairment? *
How many volunteer positions are you looking to fill? *
Please provide the number of positions you want to fill for THIS position. If you have other similar but distinct positions available, please create a separate listing for each.
How many positions have you already filled?
Lakefield Animal Welfare Society
Apply Now
Board Chair, Treasurer, Directors for HR and Fundraising
Please fill out the following fields, then click APPLY. The organization will be notified of your interest. You may also be automatically redirected to their website for more application information.
Please Note:
Lakefield Animal Welfare Society
may require you to provide additional information before they will consider your application. If this is the case, this form will redirect after you click APPLY.
First Name *
Last Name *
Phone Number *
Email Address *
Cover Statement (Optional)
Time Commitment
Opportunity Session Frequency *
Opportunity Hours per Session *
Opportunity Total Duration *
Total Opportunity Hours *

Opportunity Start Date *
Is this an ongoing Opportunity, or is there an anticipated end date? *
Opportunity End Date *
Application Process Steps
Application Process Steps
Point of Contact Name
Point of Contact Title
Point of Contact Email
Point of Contact Phone Number
Application Requirements
Other Required Documents
Tasks And Responsibilities
In this section, please outline in additional depth any specific tasks and/or responsibilities that the Volunteer will need to be able to accomplish.
Community Impact