YUCWEMINEM NE TSETSITCWS-KUCW SOCIETY
Call for Board of Directors (Voluntary Positions)
Application deadline: Friday, September 3, 3021 at 2:00 pm.
Are you looking for a unique leadership opportunity? Have you been yearning to put your talent in strategic thinking, financial forecasting, organization behavior, project management or policy advocacy in the service of a great cause?
Well, look no further! If you are committed to improving Housing options for Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc, we are looking for you!
Yucwemínem ne Tsetsítcws-kucw Society (also referred to as “the YneT Society”) is the new not-for-profit organization mandated to lead the development and management of non-profit housing for the Tk’emlúpsemc and raise the standard of housing for the community. The organization is mandated to build on strong cultural practices and traditions of the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc. The YneT Society is currently developing their strategic plan to identify their deliverables for housing in the next five years.
This is an exciting opportunity for skilled and dynamic individuals to contribute to and help shape the new Yucwemínem ne Tsetsítcws-kucw Society.
Term lengths for the Board of Directors is for 3 years. The structure of the Board of Directors will include a minimum of 3 Directors, or such other number as may be determined from time to time by the Board, up to a maximum of 9 Directors. A majority of the Directors will be TteS Members.
The members of the YneT Society will be the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Council, and the Board of Directors shall be appointed by Council.
The Board of Directors will receive overall direction from Council and will be responsible for operation of the YneT Society. The Board will be a policy board and will provide input in areas such as governing structure, finance, human resources, tenant relations, operations and maintenance, housing development, and infrastructure.
The Board will report to the Members of the Society and will provide strategic direction to the YneT Society’s CEO.
Board members will be required to attend regularly scheduled meetings as well as being expected to attend the Annual General Meeting, special events, and fulfilling other commitments of the role. There will be a minimum of one annual general meeting per year with the option for additional extraordinary general meetings as the need arises, and Directors will be required to read all documents and materials provided in advance and participate fully in the meetings.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess a professional qualification or experience in at least one of the following areas:
- Indigenous governance and administration
- Housing development
- Non-profit management
- Accounting, banking, or financial management
- Project management
- Social Work
- Government relations
In selecting the Board of Directors, the Council will utilize a matrix selection process to ensure a broad range and diversity of skills, knowledge, experience, and expertise.
Directors may not be remunerated in any capacity as a Director or Officer, however, Directors may be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred while acting on behalf of the Society.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit the following for consideration for the position:
- Resume with relevant experience & qualifications
- Cover letter
- Three references
Please submit your application to Kyle Kreutzer, Executive Director Member Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the phrase “Board of Directors Application” in the subject line of your email.
Deadline for applications is Friday, September 3, 3021 at 2:00 pm.
If you have questions, please call 250-819-1561 and ask to speak with Kyle Kreutzer, Executive Director Member Services or email email@example.com.