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Brain Care Centre is Recruiting Volunteers to Join our Board of Directors

Brain Care Centre exists to support those impacted by acquired brain injury to overcome limitations, reconnect, rebuild,
and thrive in the community. The Board of Directors, acting as a whole and speaking with one voice, is responsible for
determining the vision, mission and strategic direction for Brain Care Centre, for hiring the Executive Director, and for
monitoring organizational performance.

Brain Care Centre serves a diverse group of people and we are recruiting Board Directors that reflect that diversity. We
are actively recruiting for individuals with one or more of the following perspectives to ensure our decision-making and
planning are robust and inclusive:

1) People who have medical and/or rehabilitation expertise
2) People with lived experience either a client or caregiver of Brain Care Centre and is no longer active in BCC’s
programming (i.e. not a current client or caregiver)
3) People who have fundraising campaign experience and/or a passion for community-based concussion programming
4) People who have previous Board or corporate governance, or corporate leadership experience

Directors have the following duties and responsibilities:

Major duties of Directors:

  •  Approve the organizational brand, purpose, mission, values framework and operating principles for Brain Care Centre;
  • Govern Brain Care Centre through the broad establishment of policies and planning objectives that are reviewed periodically;
  • Oversight to ensure sufficient resources for Brain Care Centre to finance its programs adequately;
  • Account to the membership, funding bodies, and sponsors for the services of Brain Care Centre and expenditure of funds;
  • Regularly review Brain Care Centre’s services to ensure they are consistent with the purpose of the organization and that they are effective and relevant to the community;
  • Fulfil the legal requirements and obligations of a Director.
  • Serve for a maximum of three consecutive two-year terms

Individual duties of Directors:

  • Have a general understanding of the organization’s activities and the community in which it operates;
  • Serve as an ambassador for the organization, leverage networks, and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission;
  • Help identify personal connections that can benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and can influence public policy;
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in board meetings;
  • Participate fully in one of the following committees: Finance/Risk & Audit, Fundraising & Marketing, or Governance

I’ve spent a large part of my life working in and around professional sports and have seen first-hand the life changing
effects of brain injury. Brain Care Centre is an organization that aligns with my interests and values. The board is
engaged and passionate about helping those impacted by brain injury and help serve as champions for proper care,
support and education in our community.
-Dave Jamieson, BCC Board President

To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to: admin@braincarecentre.com by September 25th, 2022 with ‘Board Director Application’ in the subject line.  Thank you for your interest – we are excited to hear from you!
Check out www.braincarecentre.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to learn more about how we work
alongside those impacted by brain injury to defy limitations!