VOLUNTEER

Ready to share your time, skills and passion with the
Tumour Foundation of BC?

The Tumour Foundation of BC exists today because of the dedication and commitment of volunteers. We are inviting interested candidates to submit their application now to join the volunteer Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are required in all areas of our Foundation. This includes providing education and support to people with NF, organizational development and governance, and fundraising activities.

If you have a talent or skill that would benefit the Tumour Foundation of BC please contact us.

Board Member Volunteers Needed

The Tumour Foundation of BC wishes to invite interested candidates to submit their application to join the Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term.

We are particularly interested in hearing from individuals whose experience and skill set include the following:

  • Fundraising and special events
  • Public relations, communications
  • Advocacy on a provincial level
  • Non-profit governance and management

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020

Board Member Expectations

  • Ensure the Foundation has adequate resources to carry out its mission, which includes fundraising through events and individual solicitations throughout the year.
  • Be passionate about the Foundation’s mission and eager to share the organization’s events and fundraising initiatives with your community.
  • Serve actively on committees of the Board.
  • Contribute to activities and events hosted by the organization whenever possible.
  • Be aware of Foundation’s policies and bylaws.
  • Attend monthly board meetings (via Zoom) and one or two in-person meetings throughout the year. Board meetings are currently scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm.
  • Prepare for and participate actively in board meetings and email communications between meetings, both with other Board members and staff as necessary.

Interviews will take place in mid-July by Zoom. Board members will be announced at our Annual General Meeting on Sep 26, 2020, at 7:00 pm. You can complete the application for board member here.

We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available beyond the board roles. Connect with our staff to learn how you can share your passion and skills today or complete and submit the form below.

Ways to Get Involved:

  • Join the symposium committee to help plan the 2020 event
  • Participate with the Shine a Light on NF campaign by identifying buildings and landmarks we can ask to light up on May 17th, World NF Awareness Day
  • Sign up as fundraising runner/walker at the June Scotiabank Charity Challenge
  • Be a volunteer host at an upcoming community event
  • Contribute your NF story to the online library
  • Offer your support in the parent and patient BC NF families Facebook group
  • Become our newsletter editor

Currently seeking the following volunteer positions:

Do you have a passion for writing and strong computer skills to help create a monthly email newsletter for our community?

Responsibilities include:

  • Good communication skills in English (both written and spoken)
  • Good Computer skills with graphic software and the email marketing service Mailchimp
  • Creativity to build eye catching communications
  • The ability to prioritize information
  • The ability to follow timelines and deadlines

If you are interested in volunteering for this role, please contact the Executive Director at info@tumourfoundation.ca.

As a Board member, you will contribute your expertise, provide governance, establish policies, fundraise, and support the Executive Director in carrying out the mandate of the organization.

Currently, we are seeking board members with experience in community engagement, capacity building, and business.

Board Members attend virtual monthly meetings, a yearly face-to-face strategic planning session, and year round special events.

If you are interested in learning more about this role, please contact the Executive Director at info@tumourfoundation.ca.

Our vibrant and rapidly growing charitable organization is seeking a dedicated Board Member to take on the role of Treasurer.

We require an individual who has expertise in accounting and financial forecasting. Working with non-profit boards is definitely an asset.

As a Board member, you will attend virtual monthly meetings, a yearly in-person strategic planning session, and year round special events.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the development of the budget in consultation with the Board and staff
  • Interpreting financial reports and sharing findings and concerns regularly with the Board at meetings (held virtually on the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm)
  • Providing guidance and advisement on financial investments
  • Assessing the financial results of fundraising ventures and new programs
  • Engaging in other general duties required by the members of the Board

If you are interested in learning more about this role, please send your resume to info@tumourfoundation.ca.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Tumour Foundation of BC. Please complete the following application so that we can make the best use of your talents and expertise, and offer you the most rewarding experience as a volunteer of the organization.