Enhance the lives of Southern Alberta women by serving on our Board of Directors

Determine the direction of an organization with a world-wide reputation for achieving positive change in the lives of women, their families and communities.

Application deadline is Saturday, April 6, 2019

Each spring, YWCA Lethbridge & District accepts applications from women interested in helping us enhances the lives of Southern Alberta women by providing strong leadership, mentoring opportunities for women and girls, advocacy with government and other relevant stakeholders and through the delivery of programs and services which support women and girls' empowerment and promotes social and economic well-being.

Click the blue bar below to download an application to join our Board of Directors

Personal Benefits


Use your voice & connections to help shape our local YWCA & connect to the community from a strategic position.

LEARN new skills

Access research & education about the things you’re passionate about and learn more about our community and how a not-for-profit organization functions.

Build a personal LEGACY

Make a lasting impact on the community you call home.

Professional Benefits


Network with other community leaders and change-makers, on our Board, at our events and as you represent us in the community.

Gain new SKILLS

Learn and practice governance, financial management, branding and more!


Play an important role in one of our city’s most impactful and well-known agencies with a world-wide reputation for enhancing the lives of women.

Commitment Required

The YWCA Lethbridge & District Board of Directors focuses on strategic leadership and is responsible for the organization's highest level of decision-making and legal authority.  The Board determines the organization’s mission, vision and values and works with the Chief Executive Officer to steer the direction of the organization.

Here's what the commitment looks like...

Serve for a 3-year term

Commit about 10 hours per month of your time to the organization

Participate in at least one Board committee
(Finance; Awareness & Fund Development; Nominating)

Attend monthly board meetings on the third Thursday of each month (September-June)

Purchase & maintain a YWCA Lethbridge & District voting membership
($20 annually)


Ronda Illingworth
Executive Assistant
Phone 403-329-0088