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Position Number: 847
Position Title: Board Member
Organization Name: Armagh
Area(s) of Interest: Fund Development Assistance, Board of Directors & Committees, Counselling & Mental Health, Finance Related
Position Description: As a member of Armagh's Board of Directors, you will participate in, and provide key guidance in respect of, governance of the charity, in order to:

● Actualize its mission and vision
● Review, formulate, and revise our ongoing strategic plan
● Oversee the legal and financial obligations of the charity
● Focus upon, and assist in continuing review of, HR policies/procedures
● Lend your voice about Armagh to the communities and their residents that we serve
● Promote Armagh as a valuable, essential community resource, worthy of support

PLEASE APPLY at the earliest opportunity. Armagh's need is immediate (see 'Position Qualifications', below)
Goal of Position: Armagh provides women and their children with the best possible opportunity to overcome the devastating effects of abuse. Our programs and services help women regain a self-determined and independent life that is free from violence.

Armagh is the only supportive, transitional housing program serving the Region of Peel. We offer a safe and supportive environment for women, with or without children.

At this time, Armagh is looking to fill vacancy on our Board of Directors, and we seek in particular a leader in our community who has a background in HR policies and procedures, in addition to having a keen interest in, and commitment to, our mission and vision.
Position Benefits: > Assume a key role in a community service organization that assists vulnerable women and children in extremely important ways
> Excellent opportunity to use/enhance leadership skills and professional training/experience (add to your resume)
> Gain experience/expertise in board governance
> Increase your presence in the Peel region volunteering sector
> Learn about domestic abuse issues (ie. abuse of women in relationships, children, ways and means to assist)
> Commit your creative energy towards speaking about domestic violence in your community
> Personal satisfaction (and recognition by peers) that you will have made a significant difference as the result of taking on this leadership role
Training Details: Board Governance Orientation
Position Qualifications: ● Understanding of, and commitment to, the mission and vision of Armagh
● Awareness of the incidence and impact of domestic violence
● Strict compliance with Armagh's confidentiality requirements
● Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills (adhere to meeting/assignments, their dates/deadlines)
● Service until our AGM (Sept, 2019), plus willingness to commit to a further term on the Board of 3 years thereafter
● Committed and empathetic towards inclusiveness and diversity
● Friendly, engaging, and empathetic towards women and children who are in vulnerable situations
● Ability to participate/collaborate in a team setting, plus work independently
● Specialized professional training/expertise in Human Resources policies and procedures REQUIRED

PLEASE NOTE: Because the role entails involvement with women and children in vulnerable circumstances, a satisfactory 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' is a prerequisite for this 'position' (will be discussed at an early stage of the applicant screening process)

SHOULD YOU WISH TO APPLY for this opportunity, 'attaching' a resume to your Volunteer MBC volunteer 'profile' is REQUIRED. You can send your contact information, together with your resume, by 'clicking' on the 'Apply NOW!' yellow box that is visible on this page.
Time Commitment: Monday Evening
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail: Board membership will entail attendance at evening Board meetings, Armagh's AGM, and at other commitments and occasions that may arise from time to time.
Min Age: 18
Ideal for: Individual
Location: Mississauga
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga
Police Check: Yes
Accessibility: Unknown
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Website: http://www.armaghhouse.ca
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