Fraser Valley Child Development Centre (FVCDC) is seeking new board members who will serve a minimum two-year term and support FVCDC to achieve its vision of “a world where all people are welcomed to participate meaningfully in family and community life”.
The Organization: FVCDC provides opportunities and services which enhance the quality of life for children with diverse abilities and their families. FVCDC was founded in 1982, and is a fully accredited, registered charity. Our multidisciplinary team of 100 professionals serve over 3,600 children and youth in the Fraser Valley per year, as well as providing support and educational training to parents/caregivers, early childhood professionals and community partners. We are proud to serve the communities of Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and Hope/Fraser Cascades, on the unceded territorial lands of the Sto:lo peoples.
About the Board: Our policy board is made up of volunteer professionals from the communities we serve. They bring passion, expertise, and connections to their roles. Our current board members are Chair, Brian Gaudet, Co-Chair, Andrea Senft, Treasurer, Peter Fast, and Directors, Bobbi Sandhu, Peter Lang, and Josh Reynolds. The Board meets monthly to govern and oversee the management of the organization.
Mindset: We welcome applications from individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and youth with diverse abilities, their families, and communities. They will ideally share our commitment to creating healthier, more inclusive communities.
Strengths: We are looking for individuals with one or more of the following strengths and characteristics:
• Fund development
• Influence in philanthropy
• Diversity, equity and inclusion
• Connection to the Hope/Fraser Cascades community
Previous board experience is not required, but an asset.
How to Apply: Please reply by (date) with a resume and covering letter to Lisa Gunn at firstname.lastname@example.org
FVCDC is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all individuals including but not limited to black, indigenous and people of colour, LGBTQ2S+, youth, and persons with diverse abilities.