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Position:
3112 - Bethell Hospice Board of Directors: Member
Organization:
Position Address:
Bethell Hospice: 15835 McLaughlin Road, Inglewood, Ontario
Location:
Brampton, Caledon, Virtual

Goal

Bethell Hospice is seeking dedicated, qualified community minded individuals to serve on our Board of Directors.  Bethell Hospice is a not-for-profit agency that provides community and residential hospice care to people diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.  Previous Board experience is not necessary. Our skilled, professional staff and trained volunteers walk alongside those who are facing life-challenging illness; supporting them, their families and friends.  This is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of many when you bring your skills; commitment and abilities to the Hospice.

We are particularly seeking individuals with leadership experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Health/Social Services
  • Financial reporting and budgeting
  • Human Resources
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Description

Board of Directors responsibilities include:

  • Participate in development of the strategic direction for the organization
  • Monitor the organization’s performance to achieve the vision and mission of Bethell Hospice
  • Assess financial viability and sustainability of the organization and participate in the approval of the budget
  • Prepare for and attend monthly Board meetings and participate or lead on at least one standing committee of the Board (Executive, Finance or Governance), participate in an annual, full day strategic session
  • Prepare/review necessary policy and by-law amendments
  • Collaborate with Bethell Hospice Foundation’s Board to assist in raising funds for the organization
  • Actively contribute to the functioning of the Board

*** Please note: Term of service on the Board of Directors is 3 YEARS

PLEASE APPLY FOR THIS 'POSITION' by no later than August 31, 2022. Interested individuals who have a 'volunteer profile' with Volunteer MBC should upload your resume, then click the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above) to send your name/contact information/resume to Bethell Hospice in reference to becoming a Board Member, as you join a LIST OF APPLICANTS.

All applicants ALSO should email their resume and a Letter of Interest to Board Chair Lynn Dobson: cl.dobson@hotmail.com


Benefits

> Demonstrate your leadership skills/experience as a valuable board member > Opportunity to work with a cross-section of professionals dedicated to hospice service > Interact and 'network' with stakeholders in your community > Personal and professional development opportunity for the right candidate > Personal satisfaction that as the result of your service, you will be making a key contribution to a community service organization of significance


Qualifications

  • Minimum Age - 18
  • You have experience/expertise in one or more of the areas identified in GOAL (above)
  • Passionately support the Vision/Mission of Bethell Hospice
  • Volunteer and/or community leadership experience is helpful
  • Able to commit to Board membership for a period of 3 YEARS
  • Committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in your community
  • Prepared and ready to be an active participant on the Bethell Board (see DESCRIPTION, above)
  • Police Check and Proof of Vaccination required

SCREENING for this leadership opportunity will be virtual (Tel/Email/Online interviews, etc.), unless otherwise advised. See DESCRIPTION, above, for details about the application process. After submitting your application (incl. email to our Board Chair), please monitor your email (incl. 'Junk/Spam' folders) and leave space on your voicemail for communications from Bethell Hospice. Thank you!

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


Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2022-09-01
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Tuesday Evening

MONTHLY MEETINGS: At this time, the Board meets every month for an evening and there is an annual planning meeting.  The Board may also participate in fundraising events but that is not mandatory.
Overall: 5 to 10 hours per month.
Length of volunteer service requested for Board membership is 3 YEARS
Location: 15835 McLaughlin Road, Inglewood (see MAP, below)


Training

ORIENTATION will be provided to preferred candidates as part of the screening process.

 


More Details
Areas of Interest: Boards & Committees, Finance, Healthcare
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals
Apply before: 2022-08-31



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.bethellhospice.org
https://www.facebook.com/BethellHospice
https://twitter.com/BethellHospice
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdXHwS5pOMrM3e88Pgt3iwA


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