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Position:
2949 - Volunteer Board Member > 'Virtual' > Recruiting NOW!
Organization:
Position Address:
During COVID-19, 'virtually' from the volunteer's residence
Location:
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual

Goal

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a not-for-profit multi-service agency that delivers a range of counselling, education, employment, and support services.  Founded in 1971, FSP was established to provide services to residents of Peel that focus on promoting and enhancing the well-being of individuals, couples, and families. See Social Media (below) for online 'links' and further information about FSP.

You can make a difference in your community by joining Family Services of Peel's volunteer Board of Directors. We are recruiting leaders (including YOU, in your community) right now to provide FSP with commitment and skills that will augment and enhance the quality and performance of our Board, plus significantly increase FSP's capacity to meet its mission and strategic goals.

Until COVID-19 health and safety measures are relaxed, the 'role' will be a virtual volunteering opportunity.



Description

FSP offers volunteer Board membership that is typical of a leadership 'role' in a community service organization. Our governance follows the 'Carver Policy Governance Model'. Volunteers who have served on not-for-profit committees and boards will be familiar with the 'position', its general activities, scope, and responsibilities. In particular, besides seeking 'diversity and inclusiveness', FSP needs and prefers volunteers who bring one or more skills/experience to this 'role':

  • clinical/healthcare
  • marketing ('brand' promotion, community presence, our 'message')
  • public relations
  • labour relations (human resources)    

PLEASE APPY at your earliest opportunity. Volunteers with a 'profile' within Volunteer MBC's Referral system (please upload your resume) may click on the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above) to apply for this leadership opportunity and have immediate access to the FSP webpages that relate to the Board membership APPLICATION PROCESS (you will be requested to email a letter of interest & resume to [email protected], with subject line: Board Membership Application).

 

SCREENING of applicants will be 'virtual' (telephone/email/online interviewing). After you apply, please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' email folders for communications from FSP.

 

Family Services of Peel is committed to the promotion and facilitation of diversity and inclusiveness in our organization, and in the community. We work to ensure that within our workplace and in our outreaches, there is no discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, culture, language, race, age, sex, sexual or gender identity or orientation, income, religious or political affiliation, and that in all our engagements, we are fair and equitable. In keeping with this core policy, FSP encourages applications by qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Benefits

Excellent opportunity to contribute your leadership skills to a dynamic, high-profile community service organization Employ your talents and specialized skills/experience in a 'role' that will increase the capacities of Family Services of Peel to deliver its mission and meet/exceed its strategic goals Enhance your personal/professional profile in your local community (add to your resume) Network with like-minded, talented, committed volunteers who value quality leadership in Peel region Enjoy the experience of making a significant, personal, and enduring contribution


Qualifications

  • Minimum Age - 30
  • You are a resident within the Region of Peel (Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon)
  • Passion for volunteering leadership that includes the vision/mission of FSP
  • You're able to serve for a TERM of 2 years (as required by our by-laws), plus contribute actively to the business of our Board
  • Preferrably, you bring to our Board skills/experience in one or more of the areas listed in the DESCRIPTION, above
  • Reliable access to the Internet, including devices/software suitable for this 'role'
  • Past experience on not-for-profit boards/committees is both welcome and helpful

Min Age: 30   
Police Check: Not required   
Resume:Required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


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

The Board usually meets MONTHLY on a Monday evening, and at such other times as may be required. Successful candidates should be ready and committed to contribute additional volunteer hours towards meeting preparation and FSP particular tasks and projects.



Training

Orientation about FSP will be provided to new Board members.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Boards & Committees, Healthcare, Marketing/Promotion, Parent & Child Support
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
https://fspeel.org
https://www.facebook.com/Family-Services-of-Peel-163434633676036/
https://twitter.com/fspeelca
https://www.linkedin.com/company/family-services-of-peel/
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