White Buffalo Call for Board of Directors

White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society is a not-for-profit agency with a mandate to

support the safety and wellbeing of Urban Aboriginal and Métis children, youth and families in

accordance with the teachings and values of Aboriginal and Métis Peoples since 2003. The Society is

currently seeking individuals who share a passion and commitment to our mandate.

As an effective Director, you will uphold the By-laws of the Society oversee financial practices and

provide vision, leadership and direction to the Agency to design and lead Aboriginal and Métis

community services that best reflect the teachings, values and beliefs of Urban Aboriginal Peoples.

Desired Knowledge, Experience and Competencies:

 Self-Identity as Aboriginal Ancestry and/or a demonstrated contribution to Aboriginal Peoples

wellness through initiatives.

 Demonstrated commitment to the serving the best interests of Urban Aboriginal and Métis


 Knowledge of a non-for-profit society and board or other related governance experience.

 Knowledge in financial management and strategic planning

 Knowledge in policy development and public/community leadership

 Strong communication and networking skills

 A high standard of personal and professional ethics

 Ability to successfully pass a Criminal Records Check

 Able to commit to attending monthly Board of Directors meetings and the Annual General


 Willing to participate in board development and structuring as needed.

 A willingness to assist with program development and fundraising efforts as needed.

Application Process:

Please submit your expression of interest via email with resume, highlighting your reasons for

applying and how you meet the desired knowledge, experience and competencies, to:

White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society email: executivedirector@whitebuffalosociety.net

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