Homes for Heroes Foundation – Board of Directors – Multiple positions

Board of Directors – Recruitment – Multiple Positions

Submission Deadline Jan 10th, 2021

The Homes for Heroes Foundation (H4HF) is a Not-For-Profit organization that provides homeless Canadian Military Veterans with the opportunity to have a place to call home within a supportive, transformational community, that includes programs and support services to assist them to fully integrate back into society.  As a result of our rapid national growth, we are recruiting for a number of volunteer Board positions. 

Vision – End Homelessness amongst Canadian Military Veterans

Mission – Integrating Homeless Military Veterans into Communities through Transformational Housing, Programs and Support Services

Core Values

  • Build Trusting Relationships
  • Serve with Integrity, Respect and Dignity
  • Foster Awareness and Understanding
  • Create Foundational Resilience, Independence and Sustainability

This is an extremely rewarding volunteer opportunity and consists of an initial 1-year probationary term, with the following terms of 2 years.

At this stage of the Board’s evolution, this Board is not just a pure oversight Board, when required the Board members will be expected to contribute to the formulation of strategy and potentially corresponding operational policy development, depending on the situational requirements and needs of the organization.  Board member attendance is four Board meetings per year and four committee meetings in between the Board meetings, plus an Annual General Meeting.

There are 4 committees (Revenue & Fund Development, Finance & Audit, Program & Service Delivery, and Governance & Human Resources), each board member is expected to be an active participant in both Board and Committee meetings. We are specifically recruiting for a Finance & Audit Chair, and Program & Service Delivery Chair (experienced with Complex Trauma and the associated Risk Management of delivering Health/Social Services).

H4HF is open and interested in national applications and we are committed to evolving diversity including but not limited to age, gender, and ethnicity.  H4HF is Headquartered in Calgary, AB.

Summary of Experience, Capability and Talent H4HF is recruiting for:

  • Not-for-Profit (NFP)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Finance
    • Accounting
    • CFO
  • Legal – Lawyer w/ contracts/construction/governance
  • Former Military Services at a Sr level
  • Marketing – Digital/Revenue generation/Fund development
    • CRO
    • CMO
  • Commercial Operations / Property Mgmt.

All candidates are generally expected to have some experience with Boards in at least 3 of the following:

  • Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
  • Finance
  • Strategic Planning

We will be looking to appoint new Board members at our Board of Directors meetings on January 28th and February 25th, 2021.

For consideration, submit your Resume/CV with a cover letter via email to Gerald Jackman – Board Chair.  If you have any questions, please contact Gerald Jackman directly.


Gerald Jackman – Board Chair

Mobile:  403-830-3458