Secretary to the Board of Directors

Cause Areas


Fri Dec 16, 2016 - Sat Dec 01, 2018


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Secretary, Board of Directors

The Secretary to the Board of Directors will be responsible for the administrative aspect of the Board of Directors. This will involve taking the minutes of the BoD meetings, assisting the President with setting the Agenda, and writing letters on behalf of PRDPF!

Basis: This is a volunteer role

Job Responsibilities

  • Secretary to the BoD
  • Prepare accurate minutes reflective of the BoD meetings
  • Write and send letters as requested by the BoD or President
  • Other activities as necessary reflective of the role of Secretary to the BoD

Reports to the President,Dr. Lorna Speid


  1. Must have held the same position on another Board - for profit or non profit
  2. At least 10 years of relevant experience
  3. At least a first degree (Bachelors)
  4. Be self motivated
  5. Have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  6. Excellent command of the English language
  7. Ability to empathize with patients and parents.
  8. Ability to take the initiative
  9. Self starter
  10. Require the minimum of supervision
  11. Integrity and good character are essential for this position
  12. May have a rare disease, but this is not a requirement of the role.
  13. Ability to empathize with patients with rare disease.


Based in the USA

The closing date for applications is 15 th January 2017.

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Send an email to with a cover letter explaining why you want to be considered for one of the available roles. Provide a CV/resume. The latter must detail past work experience and skills gained.


  • Office Management
  • Program Management
  • Executive Admin

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 30
  • Orientation or Training
  • About 5 hours per month
  • Excellent command of the English language

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