Join our team! PBLA is a leader and valued partner in fostering pro bono contributions by the legal community to facilitate access to justice for Albertans. We are now seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to serve as our Treasurer on the Board of Directors.
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The Opportunity to Make a Difference:
PBLA is a non-profit charitable organization that collaborates with the legal community to facilitate pro bono legal services to low-income individuals who cannot afford legal assistance. By engaging lawyers and other volunteers, we create opportunities for the legal community to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those in need.
As a member of our Board of Directors, you will be part of a dynamic and skilled team of professionals comprising leaders from the non-profit and for-profit sectors, all committed to our mission. While a CPA designation is not a requirement, candidates with good financial literacy and/or experience as a treasurer or board director is an asset.
Why Join PBLA's Board of Directors?
Serving on our Board of Directors offers a unique opportunity to contribute your talents and ideas to a cause that fosters a pro bono culture within the legal profession. Your financial skills and business acumen will contribute to informed decision-making and effective financial strategies. You will play a crucial role in shaping PBLA's financial operations, ensuring transparency, and maintaining accountability.
Responsibilities and Impact:
As Treasurer, you will be a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and work closely with our dedicated team to manage budgets, monitor financial transactions, prepare reports, and provide strategic recommendations for financial decision-making. Your efforts will directly support our mission of making justice accessible to all Albertans.
Time Commitment and Support:
Board members attend 4-5 board meetings per year, either virtually or in person. In preparation for meetings, you will be expected to review Board materials and actively engage in discussions. Board members are supported financially to travel for board activities. The Treasurer will serve on the Executive Committee and attend 5-6 Executive Committee meetings, in addition to the general Board meetings.
Additionally, Board members actively participate in committee work and leverage personal relationships and connections to further PBLA's mission and promote innovation in the access to justice space.
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion:
At PBLA, we are committed to equity and diversity. We actively seek candidates who reflect the full diversity of the communities we serve, embracing all unique characteristics, such as race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and more.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about access to justice and possess the skills and qualifications required for the Treasurer role, we invite you to submit your resume and a brief cover letter via the following channels:
1. Mail to:
Pro Bono Law Alberta
301, 255 – 17 Ave. SW
Calgary AB T2S 2T8
2. E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us at PBLA and be part of an organization that is making a positive impact on the lives of Albertans in need. Together, we can create a more just and equitable society. Apply today and help us build a brighter future for our community.