Board Member

(Cook's School Day Care, Cook's Home Child Care Agency)

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Position ID: V-NLD0123 Last Modified: 27 Apr 2017 Last Full Update: 27 Apr 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactLynn Stubbings, Executive Director, Cook's School Day Care Inc.; Phone: 905-372-2143; Fax: 905-372-2441; Email:
DutiesMembers are needed for the parent/community based Board of Directors. 
Members must: 
* have a genuine interest in early learning and child care operations.  
* be willing to advocate on behalf of the Organization and licensed early learning and child care 
* be willing to participate in group discussion and planning 
* be willing to attend regular and any special meetings (must arrive prepared - reviewed all pertinent information prior to the meeting) 
* be prepared to assist with overseeing the operations in collaboration with the Executive Director
BenefitsSupport of a local not-for-profit, charitable child care organization 
Assisting with ensuring the organization continues to provide a quality early learning and child care option for the families of Northumberland County
ClientsFamilies with children 3 weeks to 13 years of age
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Working with Children ; All skills noted above are assets to the board. A love of children and ensuring their well-being is respected is a must. Must have a willingness to commit to the board. Must have a willingness to participate in group discussions, planning and some committee work.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event - occasionally ; Long Term (More than 1 year) - preference, minimum one year
Interaction LevelSmall Group - approx 10 people
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMeetings are held one weekday evening per month from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm (day of the week is based on consensus of group) 
Occasionally special meetings are held in addition to regular meetings; Prior notification is given regarding the need for extra meetings. Consensus of all members is obtained regarding the date and time of special meetings.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - lift available to 2nd floor meeting room
LocationVictoria Park Child Care Centre, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Number of PositionsNorthumberland County: 16 individual(s) 
16 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - manual & meeting ; Training is provided - as deemed necessary ; Training is required - Ministry regulated - integrated & customer service accessibility training
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsChildren's Aid Society background check. Cannot be a family member of an employee or contract worker of Cook's School Day Care Inc.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameCook's School Day Care, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Office Phone905-372-2143 * 905-372-4525
Address & Map
172 Queen St
Cobourg, ON K9A 5P6
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