Board Members Wanted

St. Andrew Soup Kitchen Inc. is currently seeking candidates for our Board of Directors

 

Who We Are

St. Andrew Soup Kitchen Inc. is a non-profit corporation and registered charity that operates a soup kitchen called St. Andrew’s Dew Drop Inn.

The Dew Drop Inn is a safe, warm and welcoming place where hungry people can come to eat with no questions asked.  Our task is a simple one; we feed hungry people and have been doing so since 1981.  We rely on a great number of caring volunteers – church groups, service clubs, schools, organizations, businesses and individuals – who give of their time and money so that we can provide a nutritious midday meal each day.

 

Responsibilities

Working with other dedicated volunteers, a Board Director will:

  • Attend monthly Board meetings (held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 am).
  • Participate in organization governance and formulation of policy.
  • Share knowledge and skills for the good of the organization.
  • Represent and promote the organization at community events or special functions.
  • Work cooperatively with affiliated organizations in the community.
  • Abide by the Board of Directors Code of Conduct agreement.
 

Qualities

 

A Board Director will possess the following qualities:

  • Previous board experience and/or other volunteer experience.
  • Experience with fundraising.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with and be respectful of staff, volunteers and patrons served by the organization.
  • Strong commitment to helping the hungry in our community.
 

How to Apply

Candidates are asked to provide a resume and letter of application to the:

Board of Directors, St. Andrew Soup Kitchen Inc., 292 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 1A8 or by email at standrewddi@tbaytel.net.