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Volunteer opportunities on Foundation’s Committee


Opportunities are available for one and two year terms, January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018, for Licensed Practical Nurses┬áto participate on the Fredrickson-McGregor Education Foundation for LPNs’ Committee.

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The Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization which raises, manages and distributes educational grants to members of the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta to enhance their nursing knowledge, skills and abilities.

Volunteer Criteria:

  • CLPNA members who have a minimum of 3 years nursing experience
  • Hold an active registration that is not temporary, limited or restricted
  • Previous volunteer experience is an asset with the ability to work as a valued team member with the committee to achieve the strategic vision of the Foundation

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Seek and support new ideas in fundraising and funding new educational opportunities
  • Identify and establish educational funding partnerships
  • Ensure optimum use of Foundation resources, and effective Foundation practices and procedures
  • Report regularly to all stakeholders on the performance of the Foundation
  • Perform in a consistent and ethical manner, demonstrating fairness and transparency in all Foundation operations
  • Preparing for meetings by reading all materials and circulating concerns in advance
  • Actively participate in Board discussions
  • Participating in strategic planning aimed in achieving the strategic vision of the Foundation
  • Sharing your experience and expertise


  • Fundraising experience is an asset
  • Ability to devote sufficient time and energy to Foundation activities (ex. the Silent Auction at CLPNA’s AGM & Conference, other fundraising activities)
  • Demonstrated integrity, high ethical standards and respect of privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to conceptualize and think strategically
  • Good problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet time commitments, and can attend evening meetings as required
  • Ability to participate in group decision-making
  • Excellent communication, time management skills
  • Reliable vehicle, ability to travel

Time Commitment:

This committee meets 3-4 times per year for several hours by teleconference and/or in person at the CLPNA office located in Edmonton, AB.

Term of Appointment:

One and two year appointments available.

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Submission of a resume is required.

Questions? Contact Donna Doerr at, 780-484-8886 or 1-800-661-5877 (toll free in Alberta).


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