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Position: 2630 - Board Member - Governance Committee
Organization: Caledon Community Services
Location: Caledon
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Description
Caledon Community Services is looking for dynamic and committed individuals, who are interested in helping to shape the future of our work by joining our Board of Directors.

While we encourage anyone to apply, we are particularly looking for individuals with a Human Resources background with a focus in relationship management and recruitment. This individual should have 3-5 years in the industry with a proven track record of policy development in the not-for-profit sector.

Board members commit an average of 8-10 hours a month, including attendance at board and committee meetings, and providing guidance and support through committee work and other duties, with the expectation of commitment to a two-year term.

In your cover letter please detail your interest and the experience you would bring to the position.
The deadline for applications is November 16th, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.ccs4u.org or email us at volunteer@ccs4u.org. Volunteer 'clients' of Volunteer MBC should upload their resumes to their 'profiles', then click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' to immediately access the BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATE APPLICATION. Please fill out that document, scan, and email it to volunteer@ccs4u.org together with your cover letter as requested in the preceding paragraph.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting those selected to attend an interview. CCS is an equal opportunity agency encouraging applications from qualified individuals from diverse groups including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity and other grounds identified under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Goal
As a hybrid Carver governance Board of Directors, we develop and oversee governance policy, are actively involved in the development of the Strategic Plan, provide support to the Chief Executive Officer, and through the CEO, on occasion to the Senior Management Team. All members will represent the agency as an ambassador, while also providing support to fundraising events and campaigns. Board members will advocate for agency services/initiatives and engage in special interest areas through standing or ad hoc committees of the Board.

Benefits
+ Providing leadership to the organization to benefit the community’s residents, business owners and other stakeholders.
+ Build career skills and networks.
+ Invitation to our annual recognition celebrations.
+ Enjoy stores discount card.
+ Meet other volunteers with similar interests.
+ Reference letter after 50 hours of service.

Position Qualifications
● Demonstrate commitment and passion for the agency's vision, mission and values.
● Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by the Organization.
● Knowledge of the Town of Caledon's challenges in areas served by the Organization.
● Be a community ambassador and advocate for the services and initiatives that CCS provides.
● Particular skills/experience an asset in the fields of Human Resources, Marketing, Policy Management, not-for profit sector.
Min Age: 18    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Due Date:2019-11-16
Anytime
Board members are required to attend Monthly board meetings as well as committee meetings, plus support our events.

(Overall commitment - 2 year term on the Board)

Training
> Board orientation (approximately 15 hours during the first two months of Board Membership).
> Orientation portfolio.
> Mentoring program.
> On-going training and development through various funder forums.
> CCS Board training and development.
> A board members’ performance is evaluated annually based on self assessment and as a team member.

Area(s) of Interest: Boards & Committees
How to Contact
: Send an Email Message
Social Media
: http://www.ccs4u.org
: https://www.facebook.com/caledoncommunityservices/
: http://@CaledonCS
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