Director (non profit Board)

(Community Connection, Collingwood - Campbell St, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre)

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Position ID: V-CWD0408 Last Modified: 05 Jul 2020 Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Parker, Board Secretary, Community Connection; Email:
DutiesSeeking governors to guide a social impact mission through a progressive governance model: 
* non-profit board experience and governance knowledge 
* demonstrated leadership skills 
* personable, professional, committed, reliable team player 
* finance and accounting knowledge an asset 
* passionate about community impact opportunities 
* effective verbal and written communications 
* moderate tech savvy
ClientsWe are an information, referral and assistance organization, and registered charity. 
We help individuals, families and communities identify, understand and effectively use the programs that are part of the human service delivery system. 
We are involved in numerous partnerships and community development activities. Some of these are: 
We are one of six integrated provincial call centres for 211 Ontario, and a member of the national network 211 Canada. 211 is a 
national, 24/7 bilingual helpline, that complements 911. 
We partner with primary, community care and paramedics, to support people impacted by social determinants of health. 
We are the community lead for Built for Zero Simcoe County, part of a national change effort to end chronic homelessness in hundreds of communities across Canada. 
We are the administrative and reporting lead in Simcoe County for Reaching Home, the federal homelessness strategy, establishing a coordinated access system to achieve zero homelessness in Simcoe County by 2024. 
We are the sponsoring agency for Out of the Cold, a community mobilization effort to create Collingwood’s first homeless shelter. 
We are embarking on a 4-year, collective impact project to connect seniors to volunteer or social activities across Simcoe County. This project builds upon a volunteer centre collaborative and our health care relationships to prescribe social activities.
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing
Commitment Length2 year terms, up to six years maximum
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesBoard Meetings are typically 2 hours each month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Connection, Collingwood - Campbell St, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Office PhoneHelpline: 2-1-1 
Administration: 705-444-0040
Toll Free PhoneHelpline: 1-866-743-7818
Address & Map
Collingwood Common Roof/Rotary Community Hub
199 Campbell St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4J9
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Mailing AddressPO Box 683 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4E8