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About the Position
Position # 2079
OrganizationGambling Risk Informed Nova Scotia Society
Position Board Member - GRINS Board of Directors
Location 1793 Maple Ridge Rd
Impact Statement As a member of our volunteer board of directors you can help shape the approach that citizens take to create healthy and caring communities, free of gambling harm. Your work can impact local organizations, businesses, and government policy. You can help develop creative approaches, source funding, and reach out to communities across the province.
Description We are looking for a broad range of participants from across the province. (We meet virtually via Zoom or Google Meet.) No specific experience with Gambling Issues is needed. Previous members have had expertise in public health, teaching, community policing, research, not-for-profit management, fund-raising, local business, peer support, statistics, community psychology, and more. Note that GRINS does not address treatment issues. We are primarily concerned with the impact of gambling on the wider community. Current projects include: research into impact of sports betting on youth, and an interactive video project targeted at youth to raise awareness of community harms of gambling and of the variable risk factors of different forms of gambling.
Training Details If you have never served on a board, don't worry, we will orient you and get you up to speed quickly!
Working Conditions Serve on GRINS Board. Meetings are generally online every month. We meet face-to-face occasionally to get to know each other better. Board members may supervise contract workers or volunteers. Board members serve on committees such as PR, Fundraising/Grants, Project management, etc.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Board meetings are generally for an hour and a half every month. Tasks are assigned as needed to complete between meetings. Committees focus on specific issues and prepare materials for web or letters to politicians on the issues.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Not on a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Events/Fundraising, Leadership/Management, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s) Public and Media Relations, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Project Management, Strategic Thinking, Thought Leadership (Innovation)
How to Apply
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Contact Bruce P Dienes
Phone 9026705606
Address 1793 Maple Ridge Rd Lower Wolfville, B4P 2R1
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