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Position: 2692 - Board Members (3-4 positions)
Organization: Community Door Services Network
Position Address: 50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Brampton
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual, Older Adults
Description
As a Member of our Board of Directors, you will:
1. Regularly attend board meetings and important related meetings
2. Make a serious commitment to participate actively in committee work
3. Volunteer for, and willingly accept, assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time
4. Stay informed about committee matters, plus review and comment on minutes and reports
5. Get to know fellow committee members and build collegial, collaborative working relationships that contribute to meaningful, effective participation and consensus-building
6. Be an active participant in the committee's annual evaluation and planning efforts

WE WELCOME VOLUNTEERS TO APPLY AT YOUR EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY (and by NO LATER than December 20, 2019, as we hope to have a volunteer(s) in place by early in the New Year). Volunteers in Volunteer MBC's system should include resumes in their 'profiles', please, and as clients, you can click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to indicate your interest in this role.

Goal
The Community Door is a non-profit collaborative organization that provides common space and resources to health and social service organizations to better serve the residents in Mississauga and Brampton. There are two centrally located, easily accessible locations. It is guided by four values: Collaboration, Caring, Compassion and Competence. Further information: See 'Social Media', below, for a live 'link' to our website.

Board Members provide strategic direction and stewardship for the sustainability of Community Door. They shape and lead ongoing review/evaluation, discussion, and planning. Board members are responsible for reporting to the Board on sub-committee or task force actions, and are instrumental in developing and monitoring strategic plans.

We are currently looking for individuals with Commercial Real Estate expertise, Regional Government expertise or Not-for-Profit Finance expertise.

Benefits
+ Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity, and gain leadership experience
+ Opportunity to be part of a start-up organization and build its capacity
+ Opportunity to have an impact in the community and make a positive difference
+ Develop relationships with both the corporate and community sectors
+ Play a key role in strengthening The Community Door's governance
+ Raise your personal profile in the community, and build meaningful connections
+ Broaden your professional networking presence and engagement
+ By your efforts, be a facilitator of community service resources within your local community

Position Qualifications
● Overall volunteering commitment for a 2-year term on the Board of Directors (may be less if filling a vacancy midway through a term)
● Knowledge of the community (Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon)
● Strong leadership and communication skills
● Experience and expertise in commercial real estate from a not-for-profit perspective, OR;
● Experience and expertise in regional government affairs (governance) from a not-for-profit perspective, OR;
● Experience and expertise in finance (accounting, funding, government regulation) as same pertains to the not-for-profit sector
● Commitment to learn, understand, and promote Community Door's role in the local volunteer/community service sector
● Previous volunteer or Board experience with a not-for-profit organization is an asset

Min Age: 21    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Due Date:2019-12-20
Start Date:2020-01-01
Wednesday Morning
- Members serve on the Board for a 2-year term
- Board Meetings: once per month (currently second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 am) 2 hours, plus up to 2 hours of preparation time
- Finance & Audit committee meetings: once per month at your discretion


Training
Orientation that pertains to Board membership and committees will be arranged.

Area(s) of Interest: Boards & Committees, Finance, Research/Evaluation
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.communitydoor.ca
https://www.facebook.com/Community-Door-Services-Network-102817783404287/
http://www.twitter.com/CommunityDoorSN
http://Community Door Services Network


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