What is the position?

BCPF Volunteer Advisors are people an individual can trust and feel comfortable with. Advisors are appointed by the volunteer Board of Directors of BC People First and assist a Board Member in a specific region of the province.

Advisors assist Board Members to receive information in a form that allows them to understand what is happening at meetings, events, and in the business of BCPF. They help Board Members understand the issues affecting them and help us educate people in the province about these issues.

The goal is for Board Members to be able to make decisions by themselves – the Advisor is encouraged to share their opinions and knowledge for the purpose of enabling Board Members to understand the consequences of decisions. They lend an ear for Board Members to discuss and clarify their assigned tasks after meetings and events.

Locations needed: Port Coquitlam, Richmond, Merritt, Dawson Creek, Burnaby

Who are we looking for?

  • Advocacy, Problem Solving
  • Computers & Tech, Counselling, Driver’s License, Fundraising, Legal Training, Marketing & Communications, Photography, Writing
  • English
  • Adults (19 – 64), Seniors (65 & up)
  • Everyone

When does it start?

  • Mar 01, 2020
  • Long term

Advisors volunteer approximately 5-10 hours per month and approximately 3 days per month, more volunteer hours can be arranged if desired. Some tasks take place over the phone, like attending the monthly Board Meeting. Training depends on experience and qualifications.

Where will you volunteer?

BC People First Society
227 6th Street, New Westminster, BC, BC V3L 3A5

Questions about this position?

Additional Resources

  • Causes
  • Civil Rights & Social Action
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • People with Disabilities
  • Who you’ll help

    Youth (13 – 18)

  • Adults (19 – 64)

  • Seniors (65 & up)

  • Other Details

    Leadership position

  • Police information check required

  • Appropriate For

    Individuals

This on a website called Volunteer BC you can go to the link to apply for the volunteer advisor position for People First click here

 

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