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BVCF seeks new Board members

This is an exciting role for someone who appreciates how philanthropy contributes to social well-being and provides the opportunity to contribute in the direction of our Valley’s future! You’ll feel good about bringing your expertise, whatever that may be, to the conversation that helps guide our community giving.


The Bulkley Valley Community Foundation is accepting Expressions of Interest to fill upcoming vacancies on its Board of Directors. Anyone may submit an EOI; the Foundation needs representatives from Houston and the Hazeltons specifically, as well as Smithers and the surrounding areas. The Board meets monthly to govern and oversee the management of our Foundation. All Board Members are expected to participate in Foundation activities and attend meetings as required.

Our Organization:

Founded in 1990, the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation is a non-profit, charitable society. We strive to improve quality of life in our communities: Kitwanga, the Hazeltons, Upper Skeena communities, Witset, Smithers, Telkwa, Houston, Topley, Granisle, and their adjacent rural areas by awarding grants to local organizations and learning awards to students with income generated through responsibly managed donations and legacies. We provide community leadership and offer citizens of the Bulkley Valley the opportunity to invest in the betterment of their communities. Our BVCF Strategic Plan outlines our areas of focus. In 2022 BVCF held funds totalling approximately $4 million, reflecting the generous donations of community members over many years, and in recent years has distributed an average of $100,000 in community giving projects and our learning awards from Kitwanga to Topley and all points in-between.

The Role and Qualifications:

· Serve as a member of a Foundation that is committed to improving our communities

· Provide input, advice, and guidance to the direction of the BVCF

· Raise the profile of the BVCF in the community

· Have an understanding of the communities within our boundaries and a passion for our cause

To Apply:

Please submit your EOI by June 10, 2022 to:

The BVCF is committed to diversity, equity & inclusion and welcomes applications from all individuals.

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Bulkley Valley Community Foundation

PO Box 4584
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0
Phone 250-847-4356

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