Member, Board of Directors

Time Commitment: 
Long-Term (6+ months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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Bereaved Families of Ontario – Southwest Region (BFO-SW) is one of 11 Bereaved Families organizations across Ontario. BFO dedicates its work to bereavement support through self-help, group work, mutual aid, and public education to help increase the
awareness and understanding of death, grief, and bereavement. BFO-SW is looking for individuals interested in making meaningful contributions to a community based organization by leveraging professional or lived experience in grief and loss.

About the Board of Directors:

The Board of Directors provides guidance and oversight to the Executive Director and actively participates in the operational and administrative functions of the Organization. As an active and involved Board, BFO-SW is looking for experienced Directors
interested in participating in the strategic growth of the Organization.

While we will entertain applications from all qualified applicants, preference will be given to candidates that broaden the scope of expertise on the Board and represent diversity within the Southwest region. Specifically, the Board of Directors is looking forward to
hearing from candidates with experience in the following areas:
- Fundraising / Grant Writing
- Financial Management
- Strategic Management
- Nonprofit Governance

Time Commitment:

Board members are required to commit 5-10 hours per month to prepare and participate in Monthly meetings, sub-committees, and provide ongoing support to the Executive
Director. Board meetings are held monthly on the fourth Wednesday. Candidates must be able to commit to a term extending 3 years to be considered for this role. Successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory Police check.

To apply, submit a short letter of interest and resume outlining your interest in becoming a member of the BFO-SW Board of Directors by April 27, 2021 to the Hiring Committee at

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