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About the Position
Position:
2855 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS VACANCY
Organization:
Position Address:
Brampton, ON, Canada, and 'virtual' volunteering from home
Location:
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual

Goal

Hope 24/7 is an accredited non-for-profit charitable organization located in Brampton and serving all of Peel Region. Our mission is to be the Centre of Excellence for clinical intervention and the prevention of relationship and sexual violence. Our organization provides a range of services and programs for persons 12 years of age or older who have experienced trauma. Hope 24/7 is also the designated Sexual Assault Centre for the Region of Peel. Hope 24/7 is a pro-choice, intersectional feminist organization. We expect board members to align with the organization’s values.Our Board of Directors is a team of individuals with a broad range of knowledge, skills, and perspectives. At this time, Hope 24/7 will prefer applicants who have a Fundraising/Fund Development, Human Resources, and/or Mental Health background. In these areas, we intend to strengthen our Board.


Description

Our governance team is looking for dynamic, community-driven candidates who are solution-based thinkers with the ability to provide strategic direction towards:

  • Providing access to services closer to clients, ensuring client satisfaction, and client advocacy
  • Deriving new ways to engage with clients, families, and partners
  • Enhancing the client service experience
  • Maintaining and/or improving service quality based on historic strategies and metrics
  • Strengthening the Board's capacities re. fund development, human resources, and/or mental health

PLEASE READ FURTHER DETAILS, BELOW: If you believe that you meet the requirements of this volunteering opportunity, we welcome your application by no later than September 1st, 2022. The procedure: In one attachment (file), cover letter to our President (with your expression of interest, reason for applying, and what you bring to the 'role') and resume, to be emailed (info@hope247.ca), subject line: 'Application - Board of Directors'.

If you have a 'profile' within Volunteer MBC's Referral System, please upload your resume, then click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above) to send your name/contact info/resume to Hope 24/7, plus email the President as directed above. Your 'profile' will then include a record of the date of your application, and you will be added to a list of applicants to which Hope 24/7 has access. 


Benefits

Unique opportunity to join a community service organization in a leadership 'role', translating your talents, skills, experience and passion into action Amplify and enhance your background in fundraising or human resources or mental health (add to your resume) + Gain exposure and experience in the 'social services' sector Join a Board of like-minded volunteers who are leaders in your community, committed to Hope 24/7's vision and mission, overseeing delivery of valuable services to those who are vulnerable and are in critical need of assistance Personal satisfaction that your leadership, initiative, and contribution as a Board Member will make a tangible, enduring difference in your community


Qualifications

  • You are, or have been, part of the health, social services, and/or education sector
  • Applicants with Fundraising/Fund Development, Human Resources, and/or Mental Health backgrounds will be preferred
  • You readily identify with Hope 24/7's vision/mission (please refer to 'ABOUT/Who We Are' in our website - see our website 'link' in Social Media, below), and are passionate about supporting our values and mandate
  • You actively endorse 'diversity and inclusiveness' in your local community, encouraging others to do the same
  • Past not-for-profile Board experience is an asset
  • You are able to engage for the FULL TERM of ONE YEAR of your election/appointment to our Board
  • Ability to commit to the meetings schedule and be an active contributor to the business of our Board (see TIME COMMITMENT, below)
  • Ready, reliable access to the Internet, and to devices/software that enable 'virtual' communication (incl. video meetings/conferencing)
  • Support of, and participation in, Hope 24/7's fundraising activities is a requirement
  • You are prepared to sign a Declaration of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality Agreement, and Statement of Positions (adopting our vakues) as part of assuming this 'role'
  • Hope 24/7 serves vulnerable, as risk residents of Peel region; as a Member of our Board, you will need to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check

    SCREENING for this 'role' will be remote/virtual (tel/email/online video interview(s), etc.) Applicants are requested to monitor their email (incl. 'Spam/Junk' folders) and voicemail for communications from Hope 24/7.

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


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Monday Evening

FLEXIBLE, subject to regularly scheduled meetings: Typical of a board membership 'position', QUARTERLY meetings the 3rd Monday of the designated month; ACTIVE participation in AT LEAST ONE (1) Board committee; Attendance at AGM (Sept); Participation in fundraising activities/events/community outreach; Preparation time for meetings and your ongoing Board engagement. 


Training

MANDATORY Board orientation session and review of the governing documents of Hope 24/7 will be provided > Details to follow 


More Details
Areas of Interest: Crisis, Distress & Emergency Response, Fundraising, Boards & Committees, Counselling & Mental Health, Youth Programs, Support Group Facilitation & Therapy, Volunteer Coordination, Youth Mentorship
Accessibility: Unknown, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals
Apply before: 2022-10-28



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
https://hope247.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/hope247ca-101027675344527
https://twitter.com/Hope24_7
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhMWMBoOClB-bq06N1hoaQ


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