Director at Large


  • Two year term, elected at our Annual General Meeting (September)
  • Approximately 10-15 hours per month
  • Attends meetings on the third Thursday of every month at 5:30 pm (required)
  • Must complete a Criminal Record Check and sign a confidentiality agreement


  • The board's primary responsibility is to formulate the long-range strategic direction for the agency. We seek board members who are visionary, experienced in the ways of non-profit boards, and willing to commit their time, energy and expertise to the betterment of AIDS Vancouver and the communities we serve.
  • Duties Establish and Monitor the Strategic Direction of AIDS Vancouver
  • Ensure the society meets its legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Actively participate in raising funds and identifying new sources of revenue for AV
  • Actively participate in Board committee work. Board Committees include: Governance Committee, Fund Development, Strategic Planning, Finance, and event committees as required 
  • Actively participate in AIDS Vancouver events such as Celebrity Dim Sum
  • Maintain positive, open relations with the agency’s community partners
  • Represent the agency in a professional and positive manner when attending other community events as required
  • Develop and maintain a diverse, capable and participative board of directors through ongoing recruitment and training
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality at all times.

Skills & Attributes

  • Have experience working on boards of non-profit organizations (preferred)
  • Post-Secondary education (preferred)
  • Be willing to commit time, energy and expertise to further the goals of the agency.
  • Be strongly motivated to serve the various communities affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Four seats are reserved for self-identified individuals living with HIV

Additional Assets

  • Policy development experience

Training and Support

  • AIDS Vancouver Agency Orientation and Education session (required)
  • Board orientation materials and support will be provided.
  • Agency in-services and training opportunities (optional)
  • Benefits To be a part of a larger movement that is working towards social change.
  • To learn new and transferable skills, knowledge and experience.
  • To engage in opportunities for leadership, community service and personal/professional development.
  • To be recognized and appreciated for valuable contributions.
  • To meet new people and have fun
AIDS Vancouver
1107 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5S8
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Would you like to apply to this position?

Please fill out the introduction form below. You will be redirected to a follow-up application for more detailed information.

Eligibility Requirements

Please Make sure you meet these minimum requirements before applying.

  • Must be 19 years of age or older.
  • Have legal immigration status in Canada; i.e. resident, citizen or student visa.
  • Must be willing to make 1 year commitment, depending on which program requirements.
  • Must be willing to complete a criminal record check.
  • All volunteers must also attend our Core Training Program. Here you'll learn about AIDS Vancouver’s programs and services as well as participate in skill building topics including, HIV, cultural awareness, diverse community involvement diversity, confidentiality, and communication.
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