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Welcome to the Recreation Nova Scotia Board of Directors Video Training Series which has been made possible by a grant from the Nova Scotia Voluntary Sector Professional Capacity Trust.

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Intro

For a comprehensive list of documents and resources for board members, please click here.


What Does it Mean to be a Board Member?

10 Ways to connect with your membershipRecreation Nova Scotia

Definition of GovernanceRecreation Nova Scotia

To find out about Canada Revenue Agency and charitable status, click here.

To find out how to become a charitable organization, click here.

For more resources on becoming a charity, click here.

For information on starting a non-profit organization or charity, click here.


Basic Roles and Responsibilities of a Board Member

Recreation Nova ScotiaSample Consent to Act as a Director

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy Version 1Recreation Nova Scotia

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy Version 2Recreation Nova Scotia

For a link to A Primer for Directors Of Not-For-Profit Corporations, please click here.


Mission and Vision Statements

Recreation Nova ScotiaDeveloping a Vision Statement

Recreation Nova ScotiaDeveloping a Mission Statement


Priorities and Getting Things Done

Establishing Priorities

Sample Strategic FrameworkRecreation Nova Scotia

Force Field Analysis WorksheetRecreation Nova Scotia

SWOT QuestionsRecreation Nova Scotia

SWOT WorksheetRecreation Nova Scotia


Business Planning and Budgets

For a link to Business Plan templates, please click here.


Good Minutes

Recreation Nova Scotia Good Minutes


Developing Policies

Policy TemplateRec Nova Scotia

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy version 1Recreation Nova Scotia

Sample Conflict of Interest Policy version 2Recreation Nova Scotia

Sample Harrassment PolicyRecreation Nova Scotia

Sample Model for Policy DevelopmentRecreation Nova Scotia


Hiring Staff

Recreation Nova ScotiaHiring An Executive Director – Things to Consider

Recreation Nova ScotiaSample Executive Director Interview Guide – version 1

Recreation Nova Scotia Sample Executive Director Interview Guide – version 2

Recreation Nova Scotia Sample Executive Director Job Description

Recreation Nova ScotiaSample Executive Director Resume Scoring Sheet


Succession Planning

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Sample Succession Plan


Recruiting New Board Members

For a link to Best Practice Guidelines for Screening Volunteers, please click here.

For more information about screening volunteers, please click here.


Board Orientation & Training

BOD Orientation AgendaRecreation Nova Scotia and Manual


Monitoring Organizational Performance

Performance Indicator and Measurement WorksheetRecreation Nova Scotia


Board Member Code Of Conduct

Board of Director’s Sample Code Of ConductRecreation Nova Scotia

Code of ConductRecreation Nova Scotia

Sample Code Of BehaviorRecreation Nova Scotia


Board Self Evaluation

Sample Board Self EvaluationSample Succession Plan


The Roles of Officers

Sample Chair Job DescriptionRecreation Nova Scotia

Sample General Board of Directors Job DescriptionRecreation Nova Scotia

Sample Secretary or Recording Officer Job DescriptionRecreation Nova Scotia

 Sample Treasurer Job DescriptionRecreation Nova Scotia

Terms of Reference TemplateRecreation Nova Scotia


Reading Financial Statements


Rules of Order

Rules of Order Cheat Sheet version 1Recreation Nova Scotia

Rules of Order Cheat Sheet version 2Recreation Nova Scotia


Planning Your Meeting

Sample BOD Agenda Planning PolicyRecreation Nova Scotia

Sample BOD Yearly WorkplanRecreation Nova Scotia

Levels of Input ChartRecreation Nova Scotia

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