DEAR MEMBERS OF BC PEOPLE FIRST:
The BC People First Society (BCPF) is a non-profit provincial organization that is part
of a national movement.
We work to make sure that people with a
developmental disability are respected and included in communities as full
We do this by supporting each other to speak up for ourselves and others.
Our vision is a diverse community where all people are: included and involved;
honoured and respected; seen for their abilities, and supported to participate.
Being a member of the Board of Directors of BC People First is a very important
and rewarding opportunity.
As a Board member, you will work to promote the
inclusion and full citizenship for people who have been labelled with a
developmental disability, you get to decide on what the Society will focus on,
what projects to work on, you get to participate in special training, learn new skills
and make wonderful new friends.
We currently have 1 vacant position for
someone residing in the Lower Mainland East and Fraser Valley.
1 meeting via conference call per month (rotating monthly Monday or Tuesday evening).
Extra projects, events, committees may require extra calls per month.
Minimum of 4 to 12 hours per month working on BCPF projects, committees, events,
presentations, meetings etc.
In person meeting 2 times per year, 2-3 days: The Board meets as a group once per year for the AGM.
Every second year, the Board holds a
Conference. Your expenses for travel to these amazing events are provided by BCPF.
Note: The Board does NOT meet in December or one month in the summer.
Be a member of BCPF in good standing. Membership is FREE and you can join anytime.
Have a passion for our values and mission.
Attend all board meetings, can not miss more than 3 meetings without valid permission.
Agree to adhere to the BCPF Code of Conduct, representing yourself and the Society in a positive way.
Have a person that you trust to advise/help/support you in the role when/as needed and this person will give their contact info to BCPF.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT “BC PEOPLE FIRST”
Get your copy this here BCPF VACANT BOARD POSITION