Peer Mediation And Skills Training (Seeking individuals to serve on the PMAST Board of Directors)

Organization Name: Peer Mediation And Skills Training
Opportunity Title: Seeking individuals to serve on the PMAST Board of Directors
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: October 20, 2022
End Date: October 31, 2025

Opportunity Description:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS – OPPORTUNITY ABOUT PEER MEDIATION AND SKILLS TRAINING Peer Mediation And Skills Training (PMAST) provides services and programs for youth, families, communities and organizations to develop and practice conflict management, relationship management, emotional health and wellness, resiliency and leadership skills. PMAST believes that proactively providing youth and families with the skills to handle conflict can significantly reduce bullying, violence, stress and issues affecting a person’s wellbeing. With programs targeted to schools, communities and organizations, PMAST contributes to reducing bullying and violence, while providing youth, families and individuals with skills they can rely on throughout their lives. The youth, families and communities we serve represent a diverse population, including Indigenous youth, new Canadians, youth at risk, LGBTQ2S+, and those from various socio-economic backgrounds. OUR MISSION: PMAST’s mission is to equip youth, families, and communities with the skills to manage conflict where they live, learn, work and play. OUR PEOPLE PMAST believes that diversity in our Board members and volunteers enriches collaboration, and we are committed to providing inclusive opportunities to all individuals. ABOUT THE ROLE PMAST is currently looking to add to the volunteer Board at its upcoming Annual General Meeting, October 20, 2022. We are looking for a two-year commitment. Your success is based on: Strategic input into the effective operation of the organization Being an advocate for the organization by promoting our mission Providing support by attending special events and participating in fundraising initiatives Contributing expertise to business strategy and providing sound, objective judgement which informs decision making Attending monthly Board meetings regularly Serving on a committee Actively supporting the organization’s administrative and governance responsibilities. PMAST does not have a physical office and operates on a virtual basis. In addition, the PMAST Board is very much a working board handling both the administrative tasks of the organization and governance. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE We are seeking three to four energetic individuals to serve on our Board of Directors with expertise within one or more of the following areas: Business Strategy; IT and Website Design; Finance; Social Media; Fund Raising; Human Resources. Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualities: Commitment to ethical conduct; Strategic, thoughtful, and self-motivated; Respectful, engaged and collaborative; Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. HOW TO APPLY If interested, please submit your cover letter and resume to: Brenda Christie at Closing date: September 25, 2022 For more information on PMAST, please visit our website at

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