Board Members

Professional development and training for not-for-profit board members on governance, leadership, planning, operational management, human resources and capacity building

Board Members

Supporting your growth as a board member.

Serving as a board member is one of the most challenging and rewarding volunteer experiences and an effective board can strengthen a not-for-profit organization in many different ways. Vantage Point offers you important information and opportunities to develop your particular skills, talents and resources.

BOSS Conference Vancouver BC October 2017 Building Organizational and Sector Sustainability BCs Not-For-Profit Leadership Event

BOSS is an innovative one-day leadership conference to convene seasoned and emerging leaders, board members and volunteers in a shared space to develop competencies, skills and tools. BOSS is back for its 4th year... bigger, better, BOSS-IER! BOSS will once again convene seasoned and emerging leaders, board members and volunteers in a shared space to develop competencies, skills and tools.

Join this workshop to go beyond the elevator pitch and discover how to take your story telling to the next level.

Create a compelling story to grow support for your organization. Go beyond the elevator pitch and develop meaningful stories that will inspire your donors, community partners and supporters.

Build your knowledge of your board member role and how to preform your key responsibilities.

A highly effective and engaged board has clarity around roles, responsibilities and aligns their work and performance with organizational values and vision. This workshop focuses on board members’ key responsibilities and moves boards out of operations and into the “big picture.

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Learning Opportunities

October 25, 2019 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Boot Camp
Access Vantage Point’s not-for-profit board experts as you work to revise, update, and create your organization’s board policies! Over one full day, two Vantage Point experts will spend the day with you and provide a brief overview of different board policy documents and practices applicable to BC not-for-profits.
September 24, 2019 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Board Chair Series
Join local not-for-profit board chairs and Vantage Point for an opportunity to learn from and connect with your peers. Focused specifically on the unique and critical role of the board chair, our panel of thought leaders will share their perspectives on the board chair role and more.
February 26, 2019 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Workshops
Providing and receiving feedback is a critical leadership skill. This workshop provides practical tools for sharing feedback with your peers, managers, and direct reports.

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Resources

Templates
When starting a new project, focusing first on human resources by using a Project-Based People Plan can empower a more abundant approach to scoping.
Resource
A consent agenda is a collection of items that are voted on as a package at the board meeting, without discussion.
Tool Kit
This toolkit outlines the building blocks of creating a strong board development committee, including core responsibilities of the committee, and a sample terms of reference for your board development committee.
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t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

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