Careers

Board of Directors Positions

Commitment

Two-year term, with the possibility of a renewal of another two years (pending Board approval).

Willingness to devote an average of 10 hours per month above and beyond Board meetings.

To apply, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to info@rils.ca.
 

Treasurer

The role of treasurer is a voluntary executive director position that supports RILS in the oversight of financial statements and audit across both the False Creek and Steveston residences, reporting to/working with the Executive Director of the False Creek Residence.

The volunteer executive director role of treasurer is a position that supports RILS in oversight of financial statements and audit across both the False Creek and Steveston residences with the main contact being through the Executive Director located at the False Creek Residence. He/she serves in a volunteer capacity without remuneration.

This Board executive position is fully informed on organizational matters, and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, risk and programs. The role ensures that the Board executes its financial governance, stewardship and fiduciary responsibilities. This role is required to join the Board meetings, which take place 6 times per year, plus the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

In addition to the board meetings and AGM, a willingness to devote an average of 2 hours per week is required. We are currently purchasing a new financial IT package in order to progress the financial systems at RILS, and we expect this to streamline several of the financial responsibilities outlined here.  This should be in place by September 2019.

The Treasurer is responsible for ensuring the following:

  1. Review the monthly bank reconciliations, financial statements and operating financial statements to ensure accuracy, completeness and appropriateness.
  2. Review of six monthly and annual financial statements to RILS funding body.
  3. Annual audit process – support in the annual audit process planning, reviewing matters raised by the auditors and inform auditors of systems changes or items that may impact the audit, including a review any of the audit, disclosure and compliance issues.
  4. Regular vouchers and countersign cheques for various Society accounts.
  5. Assist the Board of Directors with training in finance, volunteer activities, obligations and regulatory requirements.

 

Secretary

The role of Secretary is a voluntary executive director position The volunteer executive director role of secretary is a position that supports RILS in taking minutes of meetings and keeping records in accordance with the BC Societies Act. He/she serves in a volunteer capacity without remuneration.

This Board executive position is fully informed on organizational matters, and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters of policy, finance, risk and programs. Working with all members of the executive and Board to ensure the Board executes its governance, stewardship and fiduciary responsibilities.  This role is required to join the Board meetings, which take place 6 times per year, plus the Annual General Meeting.

The secretary is responsible for doing, or making the necessary arrangements for the following:

  1. Taking minutes of general meetings and directors’ meetings.
  2. Keeping records of the Society in accordance with the Act, including ensuring signed copies of meeting minutes are provided to the Executive Director for filing.
  3. Conducting the correspondence of the Board if required.
  4. Assist the Board of Directors with volunteer activities, obligations and regulatory requirements.