LOCATION: Durham and Halton

Volunteers play an integral role in delivering our promise of finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the lives of Canadians living with these chronic diseases. As a volunteer with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, the impact of your efforts will be felt by the millions of Canadians affected by Crohn’s or colitis today, and for years to come. We encourage you to apply and join our team.

Are you the right fit to join our team as Chapter Secretary at one of the locations listed? 

As the Chapter Secretary, you will provide detailed support on core activities, including:

  • Supporting the Chapter President in preparing and distributing agendas, taking notes, supporting follow up on action items
  • Lead management and monthly maintenance of local contacts (names and emails of volunteers, members, vendors, other partners) for submission to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
  • Helping ensure Chapter records are kept up to date and regularly communicated with staff partner (ie Chapter Annual Plan, role vacancies, upcoming events)
  • Ensuring incoming/outgoing Executive volunteers share local documents (ie event notes, contacts, etc) to ensure knowledge transfer and receive training and support for their role

Time Commitment:

  • 1-2 hours per week for ongoing support and liaison with Chapter volunteers
  • Evening and weekend activity is required to attend Chapter meetings and capture high traffic times. Some daytime availability is ideal for liaison with staff partner (phone calls, emails)
  • This role requires a commitment of a minimum of 1 year, with an option for re-election

What you bring:

  • Excellent attention to detail, well organized and great with follow-through
  • Experience taking minutes. Previous non-profit sector experience and/or CA designation is an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written and comfortable training others on financial matters
  • Ideally, experience in a Chapter volunteer role

What we offer:

  • A community of support, a dedicated staff partner, a team of peers and role-specific training
  • An opportunity to use and grow professional skills, expand your network
  • A hands-on chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people living with Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis in your community

Learn more about us at crohnsandcolitis.ca