Director – Fundraising Specialization


  • Two year term, elected at our Annual General Meeting (September)
  • Approximately 10-15 hours per month
  • Attends all Fund Development Committee Meetings on the First Tuesday monthly, 5:30-7pm
  • 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.


  • Establish and Monitor the Fund Development Strategy of AIDS Vancouver
  • Ensure the society meets its legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Work well with the Executive Director, Director of Development, Fund Development Coordinator, and other volunteers
  • Actively participate in raising funds and identifying new sources of revenue for AV
  • Actively participate in Board committee work. Board Committees include: Governance, Fund Development, Strategic Planning, Finance, and event committees as required
  • Work well with the Executive Director, Director of Development, Fund Development Coordinator, and other volunteers
  • Actively participate in AIDS Vancouver events such as Celebrity Dim Sum
  • Maintain positive, open relations with the agency’s community partners
  • Represents 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 in key skill requirements. Key skills include: Fundraising/Fund Development and Event Coordination. Please note: this requirement changes as the agency’s need change, these skills will assure the board governs with excellence.
  • 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

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)


  • 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


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your application to

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