Board Director – Volunteer


YWCA Metro Vancouver

About the YWCA Metro Vancouver

Established in 1897, YWCA Metro Vancouver’s vision is to achieve women’s equality and its mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities. YWCA serves over 45,000 clients annually, with 45 programs and services in 58 locations. The YWCA is appropriately described as an entrepreneurial non-profit. With an annual budget of just over $40 million, YWCA generates annual revenue from social ventures: a Hotel/Residence, Health + Fitness Centre, and Thrift Shop. Other revenues are generated through fundraising, government contracts, fee for-service programs, investments, events and more.

YWCA Metro Vancouver is seeking applications from experienced, diverse and talented self-identified women living in the Metro Vancouver region who are interested in a board director position.

Our volunteer Board of Directors are engaged, strategic thought leaders whose responsibilities include the governance and oversight and monitoring of:

  • Strategic plan and organizational performance
  • Annual operating and capital budget and results
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • CEO recruitment, retention and evaluation
  • Management succession planning and development

Further information about YWCA Metro Vancouver and the specific experience and competencies sought in board directors can be found on our website:

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