10672969 (Seeking Community Advisory Board Members for Marpole Neighbourhood House)

Organization Name: 10672969
Opportunity Title: Seeking Community Advisory Board Members for Marpole Neighbourhood House
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 10, 2024
End Date: November 4, 2030

Email: community@marpolenh.org
Website: http://www.marpolenh.org
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Marpole Neighbourhood House (MNH), the newest neighbourhood house under the umbrella of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC (ANHBC), seeks new members for our Community Advisory Board for a minimum two-year term.

We are looking for committed, collaborative, and adaptable people who are passionate about community building and place-making, share our values, have a connection to the community of Marpole, and/or who can bring important perspectives, skills, and experiences.

 

At this time, we are especially interested in individuals who have the following knowledge or skills:

Communications and engagement
Health (especially mental health)
Technology/IT
Fund Development

We want our Board reflect the diversity of our community. As such, we encourage applications from people who are a member of, or have experience working or volunteering with, the following groups:

Newcomers, immigrants, and refugees
Youth (minimum age of 16 for applicants)
Seniors or elders (55+)
Parents or guardians of youth or young adults
Individuals with disabilities
Indigenous peoples
Members of the 2SLGBTIA+ community

 

As a new member of our Community Advisory Board, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the community of Marpole. Other benefits include:

Gaining experience in community leadership and working on a Board
Meeting and connecting with people from your community
Learning about neighbourhood houses and their role in healthy communities
Chance to learn from and work with a diverse group of people;

Our Community Advisory Board meets once a month with breaks in the summer and in December.

About ANHBC: One of BC’s longest-standing non-profit organizations, our vision is for everyone to live in a healthy and engaged community. ANHBC plays a leadership role in building healthy and engaged neighbourhoods by connecting people and strengthening their capacity to create change.

About MNH: Marpole Neighbourhood House (MNH) opened its doors on May 22nd, 2019, and has been proudly serving the community of Marpole for the past 5 years.

How to Apply/Contact Applications are due by the end of the day on May 17, 2024. To apply, download and complete the MNH Community Advisory Board Statement of Interest form,  and send by email to: nilda.borrino@marpolenh.org

For more information about MNH or our Community Advisory Board, please contact: Nilda Borrino, ED.  nilda.borrino@marpolenh.org

ANHBC and MNH acknowledge that we operate on the traditional, un-ceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səlı� lwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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