Submit your nomination for NSCSW Council

Help shape the profession’s future in our province as part of the NSCSW Council

We’re accepting nominations for the following College Council positions:

  • Central Chapter Representative: 1 position
    • Halifax County and West Hants
  • Eastern Chapter Representative: 1 position
    • Guysborough, Antigonish, Richmond, Inverness, Victoria and Cape Breton counties

Roles and Responsibilities of the NSCSW Council

In addition to the responsibilities stated in the by-laws, Council members have the following major roles and responsibilities: 

  1. Understands and demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s vision, mission, values and programs,
  2. Has overall stewardship responsibilities for the College,
  3. Has charge of the affairs of the College,
  4. May make or change regulations under the Social Workers Act
  5. Proposes bylaws and amendments for voting by members,
  6. Regularly attends Council meetings and important related meetings,
  7. Commits to actively organizing events and meetings in their regions in partnership with NSCSW staff in order to effectively communicate NSCSW vision, mission and values and seeks feedback for members,
    or;
  8. Participates in a Committee of Council
  9. Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time,
  10. Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports,
  11. Gets to know other council members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus,
  12. Is an active participant in the committee’s annual evaluation and planning efforts.

Council Nomination Process

Submit your nomination no later than Wednesday, November 30 at 4:30 p.m. ADT by sending a letter of intent and current CV to Alec Stratford (Alec.Stratford@NSCSW.org).

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