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Join Our Board of Directors

Interested in joining our Board of Directors?

Members of our board of directors play a vital role in providing effective governance and strategic leadership for Women’s Place. They also act as our advocates in the community. Please click here to find out more about how board members support our work and how you can get involved.

February 2018 update:

The review & interview process is currently taking place for individuals who applied for our current board vacancies.  Thank you to everyone who applied. Applications are always welcome and will be kept on file for up to two years for consideration for future vacancies.

Board of Directors Application Form

The first step to becoming a Women’s Place Board Member is to fill in an application form. Please also forward a copy of your resume to jmcquestion@wpsn.ca.

For further information, please contact Jennifer McQuestion, Community Engagement Manager at 905-356-3933 ext. 239.





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Primary service(s) and area/population served

Preferred Contact Method
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Please list Education/Training/Certificates

Please list any boards and committees that you serve on, or have served on within the last 5 years

How do you feel Women’s Place of South Niagara Inc. would benefit from your involvement on the Board?

Have you received any service awards or honours that you’d like to mention?

Areas where you have past experience: (Please check all that apply)
 Finance, accounting Personnel, human resources Administration, management Non-profit experience Community service Policy development Program evaluation Public relations, communications Education, instruction Special events Fundraising Outreach, advocacy
Other areas:

The Board seeks out Directors with specific skill sets, dependent on current needs and vacancies. Please check off which of the following skill-sets you possess and provide examples:
 Organizational Management Financial Management Government Relations Fundraising Services Marketing/Public Relations Human Resources Education Legal

Please list any groups, organizations or businesses that you are networked with or could network with which you think might prove of value to Women’s Place of South Niagara Inc.

In addition, the Board seeks out Directors that bring with them various perspectives. Which perspectives would you bring to the Board, and why?


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Broader Community

Our risk management policies require that we ask you whether or not you have been bankrupt or whether you are presently in the process of or anticipating going into bankruptcy. Please check the appropriate box.
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Our risk management policies require that you will obtain a criminal reference check for the vulnerable sector in order to volunteer as a member of the Board of Directors for Women’s Place of South Niagara Inc. Please check the box indicating whether or not you are willing to do so.
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On a monthly basis how many hours can you commit to WPSN?

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