The Redwood Board of Directors is recruiting!

Do you want to be a part of making a real difference in the lives of women and children?


If you are: 

  • Interested in joining a dynamic organization that is dedicated to social justice  
  • Knowledgeable, with experience and interest in the following areas: 
    • Social Justice 
    • Housing   
    • Fundraising and Capital Campaigns 
    • Risk Management and Governance 
  • Experienced in working as a non-profit board member  
  • Knowledgeable, from lived experience, work and/or volunteer activity, about violence against women and children, racism and other forms of oppression 
  • Committed to working from an anti-racism and anti-oppression framework 
  • Committed to actively supporting the organization’s fundraising goals 
  • Able to commit to a three-year term of office 


You may be the right person to join The Redwood’s volunteer Board of Directors. 


We have: 

  • An ambitious plan to ensure we continue to meet the needs of women and children and that we play an active role in social change through education and action 
  • A culture of generosity in which we all support The Redwood’s fundraising strategy and reach out to individuals who share our values in a concerted effort to ensure the continuation of quality and ranges of services 
  • Embraced an extensive anti-racism and anti-oppression organizational change and development project which continues to transform our organization 


More information about The Redwood is available at: www.theredwood.com. 


If you are interested in seeking an opportunity to become part of The Redwood’s Board of Directors and our third decade of development, please apply now.  

Application Procedure

Please send your letter of interest and resume to admin@theredwood.com on or before June 30, 2024.  

The Redwood is committed to the development of a Board of Directors that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Applications from the Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) community, 2SLGBTQIA and women with disabilities are strongly encouraged so please self-identify in your application if any of the above apply. 


We will provide accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, technical aids, accommodation during the interview, rescheduling of interviews that fall on religious holidays, etc.) if we are advised of an applicant’s needs in advance of any part of the selection process.  Please advise us of those needs when you are contacted for an interview. 


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

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