Board Membership

We are looking for new Board Members to join Semiahmoo Family Place!

To further advance the mission and impact of Semiahmoo Family Place (SFP), we are seeking exceptional individuals with diverse professional backgrounds and expertise in: finance and accounting, legal, non-profit leadership, fundraising, grant writing, marketing and public relations, technology/IT, healthcare and public health, education, human resources, social work and social services, corporate and business leadership, government and policy, philanthropy, arts and culture, and community development.

Your experience and insights will play a crucial role in guiding SFP’s strategic direction, governance, and the continued growth of our programs. We believe that a diverse and multidisciplinary board will enrich our organization’s decision-making processes and enable us to better serve our community. If you are passionate about family well-being, community building, and strengthening the impact of a nonprofit organization, we invite you to contribute your expertise and be a part of our journey. Your commitment as a volunteer will help shape a brighter future for Semiahmoo Family Place and the families we serve.

Role: Board Member

Organization: Semiahmoo Family Place

Location: Kensington Prairie Community Centre

About Semiahmoo Family Place (SFP): 

SFP is a highly respected and influential organization dedicated to connecting families through play. We have a strong reputation for making a profound impact in our community through our many programs to enrich families. Our commitment to excellence, innovation, and community-driven change is at the core of everything we do.

Volunteer Position Overview:

We are seeking exceptional individuals to join our Board of Directors. Board Members play a pivotal role in guiding the strategic direction of Semiahmoo Family Place, ensuring its continued success and growth. This is an opportunity for experienced professionals and community leaders to contribute their expertise, knowledge, and passion to a dynamic and forward-thinking organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Provide strategic direction and insight to guide the organization’s mission, vision, and long-term goals.
  • Governance: Actively participate in regular board meetings, decision-making processes, and policy development.
  • Advocacy: Serve as ambassadors for Semiahmoo Family Place, championing our mission and values within the community, industry, and among stakeholders.
  • Financial Oversight: Contribute to financial planning, budgeting, and monitoring, ensuring the organization’s financial health and sustainability.
  • Resource Development: Support fundraising initiatives and help identify opportunities for growth and financial support.
  • Committee Work: Engage in the work of board committees, providing expertise in areas such as governance, finance, strategy, or fundraising.

You will bring:

  • Proven leadership and strategic thinking skills.
  • Extensive experience in your field or industry, with a track record of success and achievement.
  • A passion for supporting the needs of families in our community.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous board experience or nonprofit involvement is highly valued but not mandatory.
  • Time: you will expected to volunteer at least five hours a month of your time.

Why Join Our Board:

  • Shape the future of an organization with a proven track record of positive community impact.
  • Network and collaborate with like-minded professionals and community leaders.
  • Expand your experience in governance, leadership, and community service.
  • Make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and communities.

Application Process:

To apply for the Board Member position, please submit a comprehensive resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and motivation to

Please include “Board Member Application” in the subject line. 

Application deadline: November 8th 2023.

Join our dedicated team of professionals and leaders to drive innovation and positive change. Together, we can continue to make a lasting impact in the children & family services sector and beyond.