The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.
The Board of Directors of The Good Samaritan Society Good Samaritan Canada (Good Samaritan) seek to maintain a Board comprised of talented and dedicated Directors with a diverse mix of expertise, experience, skills and backgrounds. The skills and backgrounds collectively represented on the Board should reflect the diverse nature of the business environment in which Good Samaritan operates. For purposes of Board composition, diversity includes, but is not limited to, geography, age, gender, and ethnicity.
Good Samaritan is currently seeking nominees to join a diverse group of members who collaboratively contribute to the well-being and sustainability of the organization.
The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada are leading faith-based, not-for-profit, registered charities in Western Canada that provide quality accommodations, health, and community care services and programs to aging individuals in need. With over 73 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments, our operational effectiveness and overarching culture of service and care make us the provider of choice for individuals and their families seeking a supportive place to call home.
The Board of Directors is a governance board of twelve (12) directors (ten laypeople and two Lutheran clergy) and as such defines the organization’s mission and sets its strategic directions and priorities but delegates responsibility for staff and the day-to-day management of activities to the President and CEO.
The Board meets four times per year (at minimum) to:
The Board is seeking to fill four positions, including an Indigenous member and someone from the Lutheran clergy. Ideally, candidates would come with specialized skills and experience relating to enterprise risk, clinical leadership, fund development, or business development, and:
Term(s) of Office: Directors are elected for a three-year term and may sit for a maximum of three consecutive terms.
All directors shall be voting members of The Good Samaritan Society and must reside in the province of Alberta or British Columbia. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please forward your resume to Paola Gatica, Executive Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is May 31, 2022.