NSSOT will have three executive board positions open at this year’s annual general meeting, happening June 8th 2024! Each position will be open for nominations and a general vote will take place at the AGM for those who express interest. Executive board positions are volunteer based and require attendance at monthly one hour board meetings in addition to position specific responsibilities. Executive board positions are a great opportunity to share ideas, knowledge and promote occupational therapy! 

If you have questions or are interested in putting your name forward please reach out to us at membership@nssot.ca We would love to hear from you and welcome you to the board! Please see below the details of opening positions.

Secretary 

Term: Two years 

Time allotment: two hours/month, not including monthly executive meetings 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of monthly executive board meeting agenda
  • Contact all executive members for agenda items
  • Distribute agenda and any relevant reports to participants of the upcoming meeting within the following timelines:
    • Executive – day of meeting; AGM – 14 days prior to meeting; Special – 14 days prior to meeting
  • Preparation and maintenance of meeting minutes
  • Record minutes of executive board meetings and AGM
  • Distribution of Minutes
  • Send minutes of executive meetings to all committee members within 14 days of the meeting
  • Distribute AGM minutes to the general membership for the following AGM
  • File minutes electronically 
  • Scheduling/sending out Executive board monthly meeting (done on zoom) 

Education Committee Chair 

Term: Two years 

Time allotment: two hours/month, not including monthly executive meetings 

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for curating eOTo Workshops
  • Create relationships with individuals who contribute to occupational therapy practice and education 
  • Distribute necessary information (what, when, where, registration) to membership about learning opportunities through NSSOT email, website and social medias 
  • Responsible for acquiring space and or setting zoom up (if virtual) for education sessions 
  • Propose educational events and reach out to possible individuals who could provide same 
  • Review proposed educational events

Social Media Chair

Term: One year 

Time allotment: two hours/month, not including monthly executive meetings 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Posting to NSSOT social media accounts (Instagram and Facebook) 2-4 times per week and managing social media campaigns
  • Creating images and captions for social media posts
  • Advertising and promoting NSSOT events and important information relevant to Occupational Therapy
  • Connecting with NSSOT executive team for content ideas and feedback on social media campaigns
  • Answering direct messages/comments on social media posts as needed