Board of Directors Profile

Women’s Integration Network Inc. is a dynamic, enterprising and innovative organization, dedicated to supporting women’s empowerment by providing services to vulnerable women relocating to urban areas. We are in the funds and program development stage and are pursuing a four-pronged approach including a mentor program, social work navigation support, partnerships and research.

We are looking for individuals who fit the profile below to join our Board of Directors.

If you are interested, please contact us at info@womensintegrationnetwork.org with a brief cover letter outlining your interest and the experience and skills you would bring to the board, you are also invited to include your resume if relevant.

Board of Directors Profile

Gender Male or Female
Age 20+ years old
Cultural Background Emphasis on diversity
Core Belief Systems Morality, religion/spirituality, individual empowerment, community engagement
Personality Passion, determination, perseverance, adaptability, resilience, independence
Time Commitment Preparation for and attendance at periodic board meetings as required (expected once per 4-6 weeks), as well as fund raising and community awareness events
Term Minimum of one year
Contribution Strategic planning, networking, and operational oversight
Belief in Our Vision Women’s empowerment and understanding of inequality

Qualifications:

  • Diverse life experience
  • Post-secondary degree (any – college, university, trades)
  • Experience or interest in any area of importance to the board (see Potential Assets section below)
  • Interest/expertise in building, leveraging and sharing your network to support women’s empowerment
  • Independent transportation, as meetings are held at various locations across Ottawa

Potential Assets:

  • Experience in not for profit organizations
  • Expertise in the fields of organization management, accounting, marketing, legal services, fundraising, or human resources
  • Experience with small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups
  • International life experience