• 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


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your application to [email protected]

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