Lymphoma Canada is a Canadian charitable organization with a mission to empower lymphoma patients and the lymphoma community through education, support and research. Lymphoma Canada provides educational materials and hosts forums and conferences on Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). We also provide patient and caregiver support, advocate on behalf of patients for timely access to new treatments, and fund Canadian research. Lymphoma Canada resources are reviewed by our Scientific Advisory Board (comprised of Canadian researchers and clinicians), Nursing Advisory Board and/or Patient & Family Advisory Committee.
Description of Position
The Board of Directors provides leadership and support to the organization by committing to excellence in governance and organizational health. The volunteer board is comprised of a team of leaders with combined expertise and experience in governance, financial management, human resource management, law, business management, marketing, fundraising and lymphoma.
We are looking for people with board experience, as well as expertise in the following areas: law, information management, digital strategy and charitable organizations.
All members of the Board have a passion for volunteering and for making a difference in the lives of those touched by lymphoma.
Directors generally meet five times a year; meetings are conducted on-line, with one meeting in-person in the Toronto area. Board members are also required to participate on one or more of the following standing committees: Finance & Audit, Governance, HR, and/or Patient Support & Research.
For more information about Lymphoma Canada, the important work we do, and how you can make a difference, visit www.lymphoma.ca.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and recent resume, including applicable experience, to the attention of the Board Selection Committee, care of firstname.lastname@example.org.