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The Board meets at least eight times a year and generally takes the summer months off (as well as December and January, although this fluctuates based on need). Board Members are expected to participate in occasional activities such as fundraisers, board subcommittees (when required), and participation in email discussions (only when in-person or virtual discussion is not possible).
Meetings are held virtually, ensuring accessibility for all Board members located throughout a large region. Board meetings are often not more than one hour in length, given members are expected to have reviewed the Board report beforehand.
Duties & Responsibilities:
· To resolutely uphold the interests of CONTACT Community Services, avoiding conflicts of interest in personal or other business.
· To maintain the confidentiality of restricted Board information.
· To be open to serving as an active member on at least one board appointed committee (if possible).
· To attend Board and committee meetings on a regular and timely basis,with a full understanding of the agenda and accompanying package. All materials are circulated in advance to allow for ample time for member review. The ED encourages any member to reach out for clarification prior to the meeting to help support efficiency at the meetings.
· To conduct Board business in a professional manner.
· To be an active participant in all Board issues, providing a positive influence; open to change and creative problem solving.
· To interact with all other Board members with respect and dignity.
Skills and Abilities of Individual Board Members:
· Experience in the field or lived experience related to the organization’s mission and purpose.
· Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of board governance: policy, finance, programs, legal, personnel, and advocacy.
· Experience with strategic planning and organizational development.
· History and knowledge of one of the South Simcoe communities: Essa, Adjala-Tosorontio, Innisfil, New Tecumseth,Bradford West Gwillimbury.
· Experience with communications, branding and/or philanthropy.
Provides volunteer opportunities in non-profit healthcare.
Current programs offering volunteer opportunities include:
- mental health programs
- physical exercise groups
- nutrition education
- chronic disease management groups
- programs for individuals living with chronic pain or chronic health conditions
- gardening program
- social support groups, hobbies and crafts groups, and more
EligibilityAge requirement: 16 years and older.Application ProcessE-mail the health centre at email@example.com, phone or apply via the website.
- 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
- Responsible for governance functions and oversight of Helping Hands
- 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.
- Organizational leadership and advisement
- Organization of the board of directors, officers and committees
- Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
- Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
- Oversight of program planning and evaluation
- Review of organizational and programmatic reports
- Promotion of the organization
- Fundraising and outreach
- Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis, and special events as able
- Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary
- Understand the policies and procedures of Gateway Centre for Learning
- Board Members needed! Seeking volunteers with experience in:
- Grant writing
- Publicity or strategic planning in Education or Arts
We take information that will help solve any crime that has been, or is about to be, committed such as the whereabouts of wanted persons, stolen property, illegal narcotics and contraband tobacco; wildlife poaching, and animal neglect/cruelty. Information is forwarded with a guarantee of anonymity to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.
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.
Please consider volunteering with Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce and become part of the solution to unsolved crime!
Integral part of creating awareness in the community of the services that we provide and who we provide them for. They will steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical and legal governance and finance management policies.
Working collaboratively with other members of the Imani’s Place Team, the Board Director will work toward the following, as a volunteer:
• Demonstrated experience required (paid or volunteer)
• Various professional backgrounds are welcome
• Make sure the organization has adequate resources to fulfill its mission
• Attend regular board meetings
• Make a commitment to actively participate in board and committee meetings (where applicable)
• Stay informed about organizational and committee matters
• Participate in fundraising for the organization
• Deliver to a high standard, in often challenging circumstances, both ethically and professionally and are able to work collaboratively in a culturally diverse organization.
• You will demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and values.
The board of directors steers the direction of the Huronia Community Foundation and provides accountability to the community for the performance of the Foundation. The role of the board member is to:
- stay informed of the operations of the Foundation by attending monthly meetings (Fourth Tuesday monthly from 8 to 9:30 am)
- Commit the time and resources to serve on the board
- Actively participate in 2 or more board committees
- Represent the Foundation in the community
- Attend Foundation events, including the Annual General meeting in September
The Living Wish Foundation offers an amazing opportunity for community members to join its board. If you have Passion, Imagination, Sensitivity, and Honour, you already embody our organization's values!
We invite you to check out our organization (www.livingwishfoundation.org) and board of hardworking, dedicated individuals who value the important mission of ensuring that everyone gets the benefit from one last wish. The Living Wish Foundation (est. 2018) is a not-for-profit, national charity that reframes hope by granting end of life wishes for patients in the region who are in their final year of life. We are looking for board members with legal expertise, fundraising & event planning experience, and a passion for making a difference in our community.
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email Lisa Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Directors Description - Director
Board members are responsible for determining and implementing governance policies and procedures to achieve the mission and mandate of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Role and Responsibilities
Understand and demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission and programs;
Be informed about agency policies and programs in order to support adherence to the National Standards as set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada;
Possess knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance: policy, finance, programs, personnel, and advocacy;
Contribute skills and knowledge by participating actively in meetings and committee work;
Understand and maintain confidentiality;
Avoid any potential conflicts of interest;
Ensure the organization is complying with all legal and regulatory requirements;
Assist in fostering positive relationships among the Board, staff and community to support fulfillment of organizational mandate.
Serve as an ambassador for the organization;
Prepare for meetings by reading agendas, minutes, reports and other documentation required to actively participate in them;
Attend meetings regularly;
Be an active participant on at least one board committee;
Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization;
Participate in the review of the Board’s structure, approve changes, and assist in bylaw amendments;
Participate in the recruitment of new board members and staff;
Support and participate in the evaluation of the board;
Get to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus;
Assist in the recruitment of new volunteers for all positions in the agency;
Participate in fundraising for the organization and any events related thereto;
Participate in orientation, educational and strategic planning sessions;
Understand and monitor the organization’s financial affairs including review and approval of annual budgets;
The Nutrition Education Facilitator provides a leadership role within a peer support group while maintaining a supportive atmosphere for group participants in canning, breadmaking, meal planning, freezer meals, cooking-for-one and budget meal workshops.
The Physical Fitness & Exercise Facilitator will provide a leadership role within a peer support group ensuring a supportive atmosphere for group participants while offering a gentle fitness program that promotes:
- improved energy and health
- improved mobility and independence
- decrease in fall risks
- contributing to your community
- maintaining strength and coordination
The Support Group Facilitator provides a leadership role within a peer support group and ensures a supportive and constructive atmosphere for group participants. We welcome ideas from volunteers on creating a group that would be beneficial for the community in financial, gardening, social, or health & wellness.
The Volunteer From Home / Virtual Facilitator provides a leadership role within a peer support group and ensures that a supportive atmosphere is maintained while providing a meaningful workshop through the ZOOM platform for group participants.