JSS is looking for volunteer board members!

Japanese Social Services (JSS) is a nonprofit charitable organization providing culturally sensitive, professional social services, such as counselling, information services, case management, and a variety of other programs, mainly to members of the Japanese ethno-cultural community in GTA.

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill 5 vacancies in our 10-member Board of Directors. The Board of Directors provides governance and oversight of JSS’s finances and overall operations. The Board also ensures that our services reflect our vision and continue to meet the needs of our community.

We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

· Passion for supporting the Japanese community in Ontario

· Understanding of, and interest in, the social service sector

· Strategic thinking ability

Specifically, we are looking for new members with expertise in the following areas:

· Finance

· Fundraising and grant writing

· PR and communication

· Human Resources

· Legal

The Board of Directors at JSS is an active board; and board members are expected to regularly participate in monthly meetings and committee-level activities.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume, and a cover letter briefly describing your interest in joining the board, to PR@jss.ca by August 31, 2020.

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