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Three images: Left, Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Staff Team at Dino Labs Dec 2021. Middle, montage of Staff Team removing invasive plants at SṈIDȻEȽ, July 2021. Right, Staff Team after removing invasive plants at Swan Lake, July 2022.


There are no compensated positions available at this time.

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Volunteer Board of Directors

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Society

(Non-Profit & Registered Charity Organization)

The Nature Sanctuary Society’s Board of Directors follows leading governance practices and supports our Executive Director and staff members to meet our mission to:  Conserve and restore Nature Sanctuary lands and waters while inspiring stewardship through community engagement and collaboration.  To learn more about our organization, our mission, vision and values, visit our website at

We are seeking people who are innovative, collaborative, conscientious, strategic and forward-thinking to join our Board of Directors.  We welcome applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences with a strong interest in environmental conservation and restoration.

At this time, we are specifically looking for people with the following skills and expertise:

  • Non-Profit Governance Board Practices & Policy Development
  • Long-term Capital Project and Facilities Planning
  • Financial Management & Long-term Fund Development
  • Advocacy & Community-building
  • Human Relations

Time commitment is approximately 8-12 hours/month for board and committee meetings and related tasks. In addition, board members are expected to act as advocates by attending community and special events at the Nature Sanctuary.   Applicants must reside within the boundaries of the Capital Regional District (CRD).  

To apply, please forward a cover letter and the below application form to

Lynn Young, Governance Chair at

Application deadline: Open until filled.  Interviews begin February 15, 2023

Please click here for the link to the application.


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