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About the Position
Position:
1536 - Board Member Please apply NOW!
Organization:
Position Address:
OFFICE: 10 McEwan Drive West, Bolton, ON, Canada
Location:
Caledon, Virtual

Goal

Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer leadership opportunity that serves seniors, older adults and vulnerable persons in the Caledon and Orangeville Area? Caledon Meals on Wheels (CMOW) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that is dedicated to enabling individuals to live independent, healthy lives by providing hot and frozen meals, security checks, health and wellness programs and volunteer visiting volunteer programs for seniors.

More about Caledon Meals on Wheels - see Social Media, below . . .

Our Board of Directors strongly believes in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. See QUALIFICATIONS, below.


Description

Become a Board Member at Caledon Meals on Wheels!

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Do you have a heart for helping others? Caledon Meals on Wheels is looking for dedicated individuals like you to join our dynamic team of board members and help us continue our mission of delivering nourishment, connection, and care to seniors and vulnerable persons in our community.

What We're Looking For:

Diverse Perspectives: We welcome individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets. Diversity is our strength, and we believe in the power of varied perspectives to drive positive change.Passion for Community Service: A genuine commitment to our mission and a desire to contribute to the well-being of others is essential. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a community enthusiast, your passion is what matters most.

Expertise: We're seeking individuals with skills in areas such as finance, legal, marketing, fundraising, or healthcare. Your expertise will be invaluable in guiding our organization to new heights.As a board member, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our organization. Your decisions will directly impact the well-being of seniors and individuals with disabilities in our community. Join a team that values collaboration, compassion, and community spirit. Build lasting relationships with like-minded individuals who share your commitment to making a positive impact. Be part of a forward-thinking organization that is continuously exploring new ways to enhance our services. Your input and expertise will contribute to the development of innovative solutions that address the evolving needs of our community. As a board member, you'll have the opportunity to expand your dkills, network with professionals, and gain valuable experience in governance, leadership, and strategic planning.


Benefits

You will gain: 

  • Ongoing governance training and professional development opportunities
  • A voice at the table in the oversight of Caledon Meals on Wheels
  • Greater awareness of the current issues facing our community
  • Professional networking and connections
  • Opportunities to participate in Caledon Meals on Wheels fundraising and outreach activities  

Qualifications

Our Board's mission is focused on governance and policy development. In keeping with this mission, CMOW currently seeks applicants, resident or working in the Caledon/Orangeville area, who have knowledge, skill (and ideally experience) in one or more of the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Legal
  • Fundraising
  • Policy Development
  • Governance
  • Health/ Social Service Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Community Outreach/ Communications

Caledon Meals on Wheels is particularly seeking individuals who represent under-serviced populations, reflect the diversity of the community, and individuals who have played leadership roles in local community groups, businesses, or organizations.   PLEASE NOTE that this volunteer opportunity is subject to a satisfactory Police Check.

Term on the Board: MINIMUM of 1 year 

SCREENING of applicants will be by stages (likely virtual - tel/email/online interviewing, unless otherwise advised), after CMOW has received your application and resume. See DESCRIPTION (above).

Min Age: 18
Max Age: 99   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2024-04-26
Shifts are available Anytime

OVERALL ENGAGEMENT: 1 year term on the Board
The Board meets for 2 hours on the first Wednesday of every month.  Members are also asked to volunteer 3 to 5 hours per month on various committees. Members attend events and act as ambassadors of our organization.


Training

ORIENTATION to CMOW, provided by our Executive Director and current Board Members.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Communication/Journalism, Boards & Committees, Healthcare, Marketing/Promotion, Senior Support
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Ideal for: Individuals



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.cmow.org
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caledon-Meals-on-Wheels/186306238170055?ref=tn_tnmn
http://@CaledonMOW
http://youtu.be/vU0pz-A_pPA


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