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Position: 2786 - Board of Directors - Member (Please apply during the COVID-19 Emergency)
Organization: North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services
Position Address: 24 Queen Street East, Brampton, ON, Canada
Location: Brampton, Caledon, Virtual
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual
Description
We are particularly interested in having new members who are senior managers in non-profit organizations, and our applicants preferably reside in Dufferin County and Caledon.

Our Board of Directors is a 'policy board', with operational matters left to the Executive Director. The board meets monthly; however, there are no meetings in July, August, or December. We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., usually for about 1½ hours.

Please apply by email to the Executive Director, Jack Fleming at [email protected] before 5:00 PM, Monday, August 10, 2020. Feel free also to contact Jack with any questions.

Goal
You can be a champion for access to justice! North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services is looking for new members for our Board of Directors. We are a community legal clinic serving residents of Brampton, Caledon, and Dufferin County. We provide free legal services to persons with low income, including help with tenancies, disability benefits, social assistance, immigration and employment law. Check out our website (see 'Social Media', below. Community legal clinics overall are funded by Legal Aid Ontario, but each one is an independent not-for-profit corporation with a community based Board of Directors.

Benefits
Be a hero! This is an opportunity to support an organization which is bringing tangible benefits to persons with low income, through direct legal services, law reform, public legal education, and community development. The Board of Directors has been instrumental in leading significant growth of the organization in recent years, and this is an opportunity to be part of our continuing growth and impact in the communities we serve, as the Board augments its 'best practices' for not-for-profit management.

Position Qualifications
There are no specific requirements. Some members of our Board of Directors have significant experience with non-profit boards, while others are new to this and find this a supportive environment for developing these skills. Our Board members have a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences and the composition of the Board reflects the diverse communities which we serve.

All that we ask is that you be keen about delivery of legal services and education in your community, and that you are ready to learn, plus contribute your skills/experience so as to be key to the organization's continuing impact within Brampton, Caledon, and Dufferin County.
Min Age: 19    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Due Date:2020-08-10
Start Date:2020-09-22
Tuesday Evening
The Board meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month, at 6:00 p.m., usually for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. The Board does not meet in July, August, and December.

Training
Orientation will be provided.

Area(s) of Interest: Legal, Boards & Committees, Research/Evaluation
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
https://www.northpeeldufferinjustice.ca/


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