Board Director Position

Board Director Position
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
African Canadian Continuing Education Society
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Board Member / Leadership
  • Fundraising / Giving
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Seniors
  • Physically Challenged
  • English as a Second Language
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Metro Vancouver

Want to change the world?

Want to meet other interesting people? If you answered yes, then we’re interested in you! African Canadian Continuing Education Society (ACCES) is seeking people for its Board of Directors.


  • A registered charity (#13983 1770 RR0001) founded in 1993, based in Surrey, B.C.
  • Mission statement: “Alleviating poverty through education.”
  • ACCES awards post-secondary scholarships to Kenyan youth.
  • ACCES operates with the following values:
    • ACCES will not seek to impose Canadian cultural values.
    • ACCES strives to help other people to help themselves.
    • ACCES programs provide equal opportunity to female and male persons.
  • ACCES raises money primarily from individual Canadian donors. We engage in partnerships with Canadian, Kenyan and international organizations

Since 1993 ACCES has provided more than 3,300 Kenyans with post-secondary scholarships. Many of them are now at the top of their professions, and as an alumnus, have formed a registered Kenyan Foundation to further support the work of ACCES. On average, each graduate helps seven others to obtain an education.

Note: For more information about ACCES, go to, or contact the Executive Director at

ACCES is specifically looking 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. We meet on the last Monday of the month nine times in a year.

Secretary’s Role

The Secretary is a director on the Society Board, and:

  • Records minutes of board meetings and notes for Executive Committee meetings

Requirements for Secretary’s Position

Applicants will have:

  • Approximately 3 to 4 hours per month to devote to the position. 
  • Experience in record keeping.

We encourage you to phone or email:      

Beth Scott, Past President and Chair of the Search Committee

Telephone:  (604) 538-7267               Email: