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Position: 2461 - Board of Directors - Member > PLEASE APPLY > 'Virtual' during COVID-19
Organization: Peel Children's Aid Society
Position Address: OFFICE: 25 Capston Drive, Mississauga, ON, Canada, plus 'virtual' from volunteer's residence
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual

Goal

Peel Children's Aid (the 'Agency') protects children from abuse and neglect and helps parents and caregivers build healthy families with support of our Peel Community. The Mission of Peel CAS is to ensure the safety and well being of children and families through partnerships. The Agency seeks enthusiastic, committed volunteers from within the Region of Peel who are able to demonstrate community leadership skills and ability to provide meaningful service on our Board of Directors.

In particular, we encourage applications by volunteers from diverse backgrounds, in keeping with Peel CAS' proactive support of diversity and inclusiveness.

Description
  • You will attend and actively participate in: Board and/or committee meetings (approximately 10 meetings per annum - last Thursday of the month); up to 3 Board retreats per year; Board committees; and training
  • Participates in Board/committee deliberations and decisions on governance matters
  • Supports and participates in fundraising and agency events/activities
  • Provides strategic direction and approves Agency's multi-year strategy
  • Approves the annual budget and resource allocation for the agency, in accordance with the Ontario Government's accountability agreement
  • Participates in the monitoring and approval of all board governance policies and plans
  • Abides by the Agency's by-laws, code of conduct, confidentiality, and policies/procedures

PLEASE APPLY AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY, by clicking on the 'Apply Now!' yellow box (above/below). Volunteers who have created a 'profile' with Volunteer MBC should ensure that a resume has been uploaded to their 'profiles'. After you have applied, please monitor your email 'Junk/Spam' folders and leave space in your voicemail for communications from Peel CAS.


Benefits

+ Bring to Peel CAS your leadership skills in community service

+ Learn/enhance skills/experience involved with Board governance

+ Opportunity to 'network' with community stakeholders (expand your contacts)

+ Enjoy the challenge of contributing in a key role to a high profile community service organization that impacts youth and families in the Region of Peel


Qualifications
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision, and Values of Peel CAS, as well as our mandate, purpose, and work
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the communities which Peel CAS serves
  • Resides or works in the Region of Peel
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector or previous board governance experience is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, and community leadership skills
  • Commitment to serve on board for a period of at least THREE (3) years (a Board Member may serve for a maximum of TWO 3-year terms)
  • Consistent attendance at meetings, plus ability to meet tasking/project and other deadlines
  • Reliable access to the Internet, devices, and software that will facilitate participate in 'virtual' meetings and other remote communications necessary for this 'role'
  • Satisfactory 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' required
Min Age: 25   
Police Check: Required   
Resume: Required   
Driver's Licence: Not required


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

TYPICALLY, a minimum of 10 Board meetings per term (usually the last Thursday evening of each month), plus membership in at least 1 Board committee with meeting schedules TBA.


Training

Orientation for New Board Members to be held at the start of term (September of each new year)


More Details
Areas of Interest: Boards & Committees, Finance, Parent & Child Support, Youth Mentorship
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.peelcas.org
https://twitter.com/PeelCAS?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
https://www.youtube.com/user/PeelChildrensAid


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