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Lifesaving Society Newfoundland Labrador
in St. John's
invites applications for the position of
Volunteer Opportunity - President Elect

March-16-18

Job Description

Purpose: To govern the Lifesaving Society Newfoundland Labrador in accordance with the Society's bylaws and mission. To learn the Society's presidential roles and functions in preparation for becoming President.
Term of Office: Elected to the Board of Directors at the Lifesaving Society's Annual General Meeting for a term of two years.
Reporting Relationship: To the Board of Directors.
Responsibilities:

  1. Participate as an active member of the Board of Directors in an ethical and lawful manner, respecting the confidentiality of Board discussions.
  2. Advise the Board of Director concerning adherence to the Governance Manual, NL Constitution, National Constitution and make recommendations for revisions as required.
  3. Attend and actively participate in the following meetings and events to learn the functions and responsibilities of the President, Past President and Activity Centre Councils:
    • Board of Directors meetings
    • Annual General Meeting
    • Branch Investitures
    • National meetings (in year 2)
  4. Advise the President.
  5. Represent the President in his or her absence.
  6. Assume duties as assigned by the President.

Required Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Commitment to the drowning prevention mission of the Lifesaving Society.
  • Knowledge and experience to provide leadership for the specific portfolio.
  • Management skills to govern the business affairs of the Society.

Minimum Legal Qualifications

  • Must be a minimum of nineteen years of age.
  • Must be legally competent.

Contact Information

Please forward your expression of interest with background to: BoardNominations@lifesavingnl.ca.

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