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Gateway Centre for Learning
Midland
To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Gateway Centre for Learning so as to support the organization’s mission and needs. 
a) Organizational leadership and advisement 
b) Organization of the board of directors, officers and committees 
c) Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures 
d) Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget 
e) Oversight of program planning and evaluation 
f) Review of organizational and programmatic reports 
g) Promotion of the organization 
h) Fundraising and outreach 
i) Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able 
j) Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary 
k) Understand the policies and procedures of Gateway Centre for Learning
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce
Owen Sound
The board will continuously monitor the organization’s programs and activities to be sure they are aligned with the mission to achieve short-term goals and long-term purpose. They will exercise fiduciary responsibility to obtain and appropriately use resources required to carry out the organization’s mission.
Camphill Communities Ontario, Barrie - Checkley St
Barrie head office and farm village near Angus
Camphill Communities of Ontario is an accredited provider of support for adults of all ages who have different abilities, located in Barrie and on our Nottawasaga village near Angus. We are a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique and inspiring residential, vocational and learning opportunities for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities in both rural and urban settings in Simcoe County. We support people in directing their own lives and in promoting partnerships, opportunities, well-being, freedom and contributions in their community. We are a community where people of diverse abilities enjoy quality of life and personal growth in a rich social and cultural environment. 
 
We have openings for board members and committee members who are interested in joining this truly unique and innovative organization as we plan for the future in a challenging environment.  
 
Your commitment as a board member is for a 3-year term, renewable twice. We meet 10 times a year. We are governance board that oversees our commitment to our companions, whom we support, and our community, through policy development and implementation of our strategic plan. Your strengths might include a knowledge of social services, healthcare, finance, or law. Previous board experience is an asset. 
 
Committees that are requiring members are our Nominations and Governance Committee, Advocacy Committee, Quality Assurance Committee, Stewardship Committee, and Finance Committee. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about specific committee mandates, terms of references and time commitments. 
 
Our Barrie locations include The Camphill Store on Dunlop Street, 3 homes and our head office. We also have 5 homes, a working farm, woodworking shop, pottery studio, organic gardens, herbery and a cultural centre situated on 280 acres on the Nottawasaga River near Angus. We create pottery, art, woodcrafts and much more and we sell our produce at local farmers’ markets. 
 
Interested? To submit your resume visit our website: www.camphill.on.ca We need your resume no later than April 30,2020.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce
Monthly Board of Directors meetings take place in Chesley or Owen Sound.
Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce is seeking community-minded individuals wishing to volunteer their time on our Board of Directors or to assist at our promotional or fundraising events as Casual Volunteers.
Helping Hands, Orillia, Personal Care and Caregiver Relief
Orillia
Attend monthly board meetings (9 per year), working with the Board Chair, other board members and Senior Management of the organization to support Helping Hands in fulfilling it mission. Also responsible for governance functions and oversight of Helping Hands.
Alzheimer Society, Peterborough Office, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton Chapter
Northumberland County/Peterborough
Board members will act in an ethical and business-like manner. This includes appropriate behaviour and use of authority when acting as Director.  
 
Board Directors are accountable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of their office honestly and in good faith. Directors shall exercise the degree of care, diligence, and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances.  
 
Governance Commitment: 
The purpose of Governance is that the Board, on behalf of the members, ensures accountability of the ASPKLNH by assuring that it achieves its mission. 
 Attend and participate at Board meetings and at the Annual General Meeting 
 Come to meetings prepared to listen, question, debate under Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised. 
 Be prepared to act in the best interest of the Society, not just for a special interest, geographical segment or individual cause. 
 Once a vote is taken and a decision is reached, act as a spokesperson on behalf of the Board to explain and defend the Board’s position. 
 Stay informed about issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, their treatment(s) and management support efforts to enhance the Board’s effectiveness. 
 Participate in the work of committees and other planned events. 
 Participate in Board Orientation and Strategic Planning sessions.  
 Work toward the achievement of ASPKLNH’s mission and strategic goals. 
Fiduciary and Legal Duties: 
 Comply with and formulate the by-laws and board policy according to the laws of the Province of Ontario. 
 Avoid situations of conflict of interest or personal gain. 
 Operate in the best interests of the Society. 
 Select from among the Directors, the Officers of the Corporation. 
 Nominate Auditors and Counsel. 
 Employ Executive Director. 
 Regularly monitor and when necessary invest funds received for use toward furtherance of the mission of ASPKLNH. 
 Monitor expenditures of the Corporation. 
 Approve annual budget to support operation. 
 Set standards of accountability.  
 
Accountability of the Executive Director:  
The ED is the Board’s link to operational achievement and conduct. 
 All Board authority delegated to staff is delegated through the ED. 
 The Board will evaluate the ED performance based on job performance relative to the job description, policy compliance and the organizational accomplishments of the Society’s Strategic Plan. 
 
Liaise with the Community to Promote Improved Dementia Care: 
 Convey a positive image of ASPKLNH through contacts, promotion, committee and advocacy work. 
 Ensure local representation at Alzheimer Society of Ontario board related meetings and on board related issues. 
 Promote local advocacy for improved dementia care.
Board Member   Northumberland County 
Cook's School Day Care, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Victoria Park Child Care Centre, Cook's Home Child Care Agency
Members 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
Board Member   Simcoe County 
Huronia Symphony Orchestra
Barrie, Ontario
To attend Board of Directors Meetings. Participate in board activities and decision making.
Board of Directors   Bruce County  Grey County 
REACH Centre Grey Bruce
Owen Sound, ON
Join our Board of Directors to provide input on decision making. We are an advisory Board and meet for 1 hour once per month.