Board Secretary

Board Secretary
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
African Canadian Continuing Education Society
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland

Want to change the world?

African-Canadian Continuing Education Society (ACCES) is seeking people for its Society Board of Directors who are passionate about making a difference in the world through sustainable, effective and innovative programming. If that describes you, then we should talk.


  • A registered charity founded in 1993, based in Surrey, B.C.
  • ACCES raises money primarily from B.C. donors and engages in partnerships with Canadian, Kenyan and international organizations to support Kenyans with post-secondary scholarships; as well as, to support scholarship students to pay-it-forward by assisting rural communities with essential health and medical interventions with Kenyan partner groups.

Note: For more information, go to

ACCES is specifically looking for people to fill the following table officer role, but don’t let that stop you from connecting with us for more information about being a director in any role.

Secretary’s Role

The Secretary is a director on the Society Board and:

  • Maintains records of the board and ensures effective management of organization's records
  • Records minutes of board meetings and notes for Executive Committee meetings
  • Ensures minutes are distributed to members in a timely fashion after each meeting
  • Is sufficiently familiar with legal documents (articles, by-laws, Societies Act, etc.) to note applicability during meetings

Requirements for Secretary’s Position

Applicants will have:

  • Reasonable spare time to devote to the position.
  • An administration or business background with experience in record keeping.
  • Experience in minute taking and producing documents in MS Word.
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about the Societies Act.

Note: Please contact the Executive Director at for more information on the above.

Interested applicants should submit a covering letter indicating why they are interested in this position along with a short resume/curriculum vitae to:

          Tobin Postma,


          PO Box 44986 RPO Ocean Park

          Surrey, B.C.  V4A 9L1

          Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2019

Note: Further enquiries and/or letters, resumes may be sent as attachments to: