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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

BOARD RECRUITING | ECALA Edmonton | Spring 2018 |

BOARD RECRUITING | ECALA is looking for new board members > Make a difference: work with a friendly, inclusive/diverse team + gain professional experience. Use your valuable skill sets to help advance governance, structures, and processes which will support ECALA's expansion & growth. The Organization: Edmonton Community Adult Learning Association (ECALA) is a granting council which provides funding to non-profit agencies to support the delivery of adult foundational learning & literacy initiatives which are non-credit & part-time. We promote the value of lifelong learning, adult foundational learning & literacy through our vision “Everyone can learn”. 

Values/Guiding Principles: ECALA is responsive to emerging issues – ECALA develops capacity in agencies – ECALA advocates for lifelong learning that helps learners succeed – ECALA supports innovation – ECALA builds awareness of learning opportunities – ECALA works collaboratively – ECALA reduces barriers to learners.

Desired Skills: Specific skills in the following areas are required: board governance and experience in an executive role on a board; finance and accounting, legal, community engagement and human resource management. We value diversity on our Board, and welcome applications from individuals that reflect Edmonton’s diversity. | 

Qualifications: Leadership, management or professional background in finance, accounting, legal, HR, community engagement & communications; Experience with non-profit Board governance and funding is an asset, or an interest to grow experience in this area; Ability and commitment to fulfil the time commitment and responsibilities of the role; Motivated and inclusive team player able to work in a diverse team. | 

Other Requirements: Commitment to a 2-Year term starting September 2018. Selected candidates will be invited to attend monthly Board meetings leading up to the 2018 AGM when they will stand for election. A time commitment of up to 10 hours a month is expected to attend one board meeting and one committee meeting each month, including prep time for meetings. Police record check & references are required.

TO APPLY | Please submit your CV, covering letter + 2 references saved as one file, by June 8, 2018. Online applications are preferred to: nominations@ecala.org | In your covering letter we invite you to describe your abilities & experience in your volunteerism and/or work life that would support the Vision, Mission, and Values of ECALA. > For more information visit: www.ecala.org

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