YWCA seeks Board Directors: dynamic women who want to make a difference in the lives of women and children

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is seeking volunteers to join the organization’s Board of Directors.

“We are looking for board members who are passionate about women’s issues and have the desire to be involved with an organization that provides life-saving programs, tools and resources that help women and children thrive. The YWCA plays a vital role in our community and its sustainability depends on women who will make impactful decisions in support of our mission and values,” says Tina Thornton, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Board President.

“YWCA Peterborough Haliburton believes in diversity and is actively seeking women of all backgrounds, abilities and ages,” says Jane White, Chair of the Nominating Committee. “We value diverse skills and experiences, and we are particularly interested in receiving expressions of interest from women with skills and experience in finance, human resources, strategic planning and governance. Young women, Indigenous women and women living in rural areas are also encouraged to apply.”

Expressions of interest are welcomed by Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:00 p.m.

If you are interested in this exciting volunteer opportunity and have 10 – 12 hours a month to contribute, please contact Yvonne Porter, Executive Assistant, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton, by phone 705-743-3526 ext. 116 or e-mail yporter@ywcapeterborough.org to receive an information package and details about our candidates meeting on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 5:30 pm.

Upon request YWCA Peterborough Haliburton will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process.