Make a difference: serve on a board or committee

Serving on a board or committee is an excellent opportunity to share your skills and expertise and to give back to your community. Strathcona County will be recruiting for vacancies on various boards and committees in early 2019. Please check back in mid-January for volunteer opportunities.  Thank you for interest in Strathcona County's Boards and Committees.

 

Frequently asked questions

  • 1. How are members selected?

    The Recreation, Parks and Culture department conducts candidate interviews for the Art Collection Advisory Committee and appoints the most qualified individuals in accordance with the terms of reference for the committees. All candidates are contacted following the conclusion of the recruitment process. 

    The Family and Community Services department conducts candidate interviews for the Social Framework Commuity Advisory Committee and appoints the most qualified individuals in accordance with the terms of reference and competencies for this committee. All candidates are contacted following the conclusion of the recruitment process.

    The Governance Advisory Committee is responsible for reviewing all applications and conducting candidate interviews for most other boards and committees. This Committee makes recommendations to County Council. Council appoints or recommends, as applicable, the most qualified individuals in accordance with the terms of reference of the boards and committees as well as the County’s Boards and Committees bylaw where applicable. All candidates are contacted following the conclusion of the recruitment process.

  • 2. What if I am not the successful applicant?

    Strathcona County appreciates the interest of all applicants. If you applied for a position but were not selected for an appointment, please note that all applications received will be kept until the start of the next recruitment period and will be considered throughout the ensuing year if vacancies arise.

  • 3. When are members selected?

    For positions beginning in 2019, online applications will be available in September 2018 and members will be selected in November 2018.

     

  • 4. Who Can Apply?

    In most cases, public members must be residents of Strathcona County unless otherwise stated in the board or committee’s terms of reference. If you are interested in applying, please review the specific board or committee’s mandate, eligibility requirements, and time commitment which can be viewed by selecting the board or committee from the List of Boards and Committees page.

    Strathcona County is looking for:

    • Individuals with a desire to give back to the community
    • Individuals with specific expertise relevant to the qualifications a specific board or committee may be looking for
    • Individuals with time available to commit to membership

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Contact: Brenda Macdonald
Phone: 780-464-8136
email: boardsandcommittees@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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