Board member

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Position Description

We are looking for two new Board members. Meetings are held monthly. A interest In children's literacy is essential, but no previous experience is necessary. Board members are responsible for organizational matters, budget management and ensuring 1000x5 stays true to its mission.
1000x5 is a recycling program in which gently used books are prepared for distribution to identified pre-schoolers in the Comox Valley. Books suitable for 0-5 years are collected in schools and pre-schools from Miracle Beach to Hornby Island, and brought to a dedicated room at Courtenay Elementary School, where volunteers, sort, clean, level and package books. Attractive packages of 3 books are distributed to social agencies, which have identified vulnerable children and families in need of literacy support. The program is based on research that has established that pre-schoolers who have been exposed to 1000 books by the time they are 5 have enhanced chances for success at school. The program also supports the value of each child having his/her own personal library.


Requirements

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Age group expected to work with:


Criminal Records Check Required:
No


Location and Time

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Courtenay Elementary School Open Transit Map

Location Is Wheelchair Accessible:
Yes


Transportation

A valid driver's license is not required for this position, and does not require a vehicle.

Contact Hours

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any time
Christine Dickinson - 250-331-0600
chrisda@shaw.ca

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1000x5

250-331-0600 | chrisda@shaw.ca |