Board Director Job Posting
HomeEd is recruiting for up to 3 volunteer Board Directors. Please view the posting below for details, and apply by emailing your resume to email@example.com, with the subject line Application for Board Director by February 2, 2023.
Up to three (3) volunteer Board Directors
Two (2) years, with potential to extend up to two additional terms.
Directors to be appointed at the April 2023 Annual General Meeting.
Thursday, February 2, 2023
About the Role
As a member of the Board of HomeEd, a Director’s role is to govern and guide the strategic direction of the organization in line with HomeEd’s:
- Mission (what we do): Provide Edmontonians with quality affordable housing.
- Purpose (why we do what we do): Better housing can’t wait.
- Vision (where we’re going): Reimagining affordable housing as sustainable, growing and valued throughout Edmonton
The Board of Directors is accountable to HomeEd’s Shareholder - the City of Edmonton, as represented by the Mayor and City Council. The Board oversees the Chief Executive Officer of HomeEd, who manages the HomeEd’s operations and the execution of HomeEd’s strategic plan.
About the Candidate
HomeEd is recruiting for up to three (3) volunteer Directors to bring their diverse perspectives, knowledge, skills, lived and professional experiences to this role. Directors must be at least 18 years old, reside in Edmonton, and are expected to have the following competencies:
- Strategic thinking
- Financial literacy
HomeEd recognizes the importance of our Board accurately reflecting the communities our work aims to benefit. We are actively seeking individuals who have lived experience as a member of historically underrepresented communities including:
While applicants from all professional backgrounds are encouraged to apply, expertise in the following areas will be prioritized in this recruitment:
- Property Management
- Property Development
- Community Perspectives
Directors spend about eight to twelve hours per month on Board business, which can vary depending on the circumstances.
The Board typically meets monthly, including two meetings with the Shareholder per year. Meetings are typically held virtually between 5:00 - 8:00pm on the first Thursday of the month.
The standing committees featuring up to four Board members include:
- Human Resource & Governance (meet every 6 weeks)
- Finance, Audit & Risk (meet every quarter)
- Property Acquisition & Development (meet at least every quarter)
Board members serve in a voluntary capacity. However, Directors will be reimbursed for any approved out-of-pocket receipts incurred as a result of conducting Board activities.
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line Application for Board Director. Applications will be received until February 2, 2023.
The Human Resource & Governance Committee of the Board will review all applications, interview a short-list of candidates in February and March. The Board will approve candidates in late March, and recommend Directors to the Shareholder for appointment at the Annual General Meeting in April 2023.
Since 1977, HomeEd has helped thousands of families find a place they love at a rent they can afford in Edmonton. With a growing inventory of 1100+ townhomes and apartment units priced from 30% below market rents up to market rates, HomeEd is where Edmontonians of varied incomes can find a quality affordable home in a family-friendly community. For more information please visit www.myhomeed.ca.
We thank you for your interest in the governance of HomeEd. Applicants will be contacted if they are selected for an interview.