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Position Number: 1096
Position Title: Board Member
Organization Name: Elder Help-Peel
Area(s) of Interest: Fundraising, Legal, Information Technology, Boards & Committees, Finance, Life Skills & Accessibility, Marketing/Promotion, Senior Support
Position Description: ● Board Members perform governance that is typical of a Board that oversees a not-for-profit, with focus on community services/outreach for elderly residents in the local community
● Currently, the organization is seeking individuals who have the following skills and/or previous experience (to enhance the depth and scope of our Board):
- Marketing
- Fundraising
- Financial Management
- Legal Affairs
- Education


PLEASE ADD YOUR RESUME to your Volunteer MBC 'volunteer profile', then click on 'Apply Now!', below (applicants are also asked to prepare and submit a one-page 'Statement of Interest', together with 2 references who are able to speak to your potential to contribute to our 'mission' - EMAIL 'elderhelp@bellnet.ca'). Our website is accessible under 'Social Media', below.
Goal of Position: Elder Help - Peel (EHP), a not-for-profit organization serving diverse seniors who are residents of Peel region (Brampton, Bramalea, and neighbouring vicinities), seeks committed community members to serve our organization in a leadership capacity on our Board of Directors.

Our 'mission' is to enrich the lives of elderly Peel residents by offering information, education, and supportive services in a welcoming and inclusive environment that fosters independence and community connections. Our services are critical in helping shape the community as the population ages so that seniors continue to be valued and relevant in our community.

EHP Board of Directors meet in Brampton once a month for 2 to 3 hours, and Members will also attend our AGM and be part of important committee work.
Position Benefits: + Excellent opportunity to share your knowledge with the organization to better serve older adults in your community, now and in the future
+ Network with other Board members, exchange knowledge/experiences, plus enrich EHP programs and service delivery
+ Further develop your leadership skills (add to your resume)
+ Enhance your skills/experience by volunteering with a team of committed stakeholders, staff, and volunteers, as you provide oversight and chart the course of EHP
+ Enjoy immense personal satisfaction from making a key contribution to the outreach and effectiveness of EHP, as we continue to serve older adults in your community
Training Details: Orientation to Board membership and to EHP overall will be provided.
Position Qualifications: ● Minimum age - 18
● Period of service required: 1 to 3 year term
● Awareness of, and sensitive to, issues that affect older adults in Peel region is an asset
● Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness
● Prior involvement as a board member or in a leadership role in the not-for-profit sector is an asset
● Expertise and/or experiemce in one or more areas listed in 'Position Description' preferred
● Members are required to sign a 'confidentiality agreement'
Time Commitment: Anytime
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail: Meeting times and dates to be scheduled. Anticipate 2 to 3 hours per month as a MINIMUM.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Committee work, as assigned
Min Age: 18
Ideal for: Individual
Location: Elder Help Peel, 6 George Street South, Brampton, ON, Canada
Geographical Area(s): Brampton
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Unknown
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Website: http://www.elderhelppeel.org

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