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CCI-LEX is recruiting members for its Board of Directors

Jan 09 2018
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The Cultural Connections Institute-The Learning Exchange is looking for new board members!


Cultural Connections Institute - The Learning Exchange (CCI-LEX) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization offering English as a Second Language classes to refugees, permanent and temporary residents, and citizens in Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adults through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge.


Successful candidates will be required to attend board meetings, usually on a monthly basis, and are expected to join one of the four committees: Human Resources, Governance, Fund Development and Community Engagement, or Finance.


Successful candidates will assist the organization with policy creation and overall strategic planning and direction to ensure continued quality language programming is delivered. The successful candidate will responsibly review and act upon committee recommendations brought to the Board. The successful candidate will utilize personal and professional skills, relationships, and knowledge for the advancement of CCI-LEX and its programs for newcomers.


Desired Skills

Skills in any of the following areas would be considered assets but are not required to apply: board governance and experience in an executive role on a board; business development; marketing and communications; finance; fund development.



Fluency in verbal and written English skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work well in a small group. Previous experience working with non-profit boards is considered an asset.

Experience in planning fundraising events, communications or marketing experience, public relations, and prior board experience are considered strong assets.


Benefits & Recognition

Work with a great team and gain professional experience. Learn a new skill or use your skills to make a difference in the lives of newcomers to Canada and English as a Second Language Learners.


Other Requirements

Police record check, References.


Time commitment

5-10 hours per month


Work Location

428, 10621-100Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0B3


Closing Date

February 28, 2018


How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If submitting online, please include a resume and letter of interest saved as one file. Please submit all applications to


Last changed: Jan 10 2018


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