Member for the Board of Directors

(Centre for Skills Development)

Position ID: V-HVC0102 Last Full Update: 02 Apr 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsCentre for Skills Development (Centre for Skills) is a charitable organization headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, with locations in Oakville, Milton and Clarkson. With a 20-year history serving the Halton community, Centre for Skills is dedicated to adult learning through career and workforce development. Each year, Centre for Skills serves thousands of clients, including people who access employment services sites, ESL classes, immigrant/newcomer services, skilled trades programs, and employers with whom we work on strengthening the skills of their teams.
ContactVanessa Poulton, HR Advisor; Phone: 905-333-3499 ext 124; Email:
DutiesSeeking Visionary Member for the Board of Directors. Criteria for Board Membership: 
 Live and/or work in Halton 
 Experience in a leadership role in the Halton community 
 High integrity, honesty and reputation 
 Personal maturity; an understanding of group dynamics and solid teamwork skills 
 Experience at a high level of responsibility and/or specific expertise in one of the following areas: Manufacturing, Construction, High-Tech, Community Service, Training/Education (Post-secondary) 
 No immediate conflict with respect to the individual’s job or association with other organizations 
 Commitment to the organization and the ability to commit time and expertise to involvement with Centre for Skills 
 Ability to attend Board meetings and other Centre for Skills functions; to participate actively; to promote Centre for Skills and to provide strategic advice 
In terms of the current Centre for Skills Board vacancy, particular consideration will be given to those applicants with a background in Finance and Accounting and the Not-for-Profit sector. 
Qualified individuals are invited to submit an expression of interest, complete with a cover letter and résumé to: 
Expressions of interest will be accepted until Friday, April 19, 2019, inclusive. 
By applying for a position as a Director, you are providing permission for the review of your résumé and your background with Centre for Skills’ Nominating Committee and Board of Directors.
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BenefitsCentre for Skills helps to transform lives, improving the workforce, the economy and society.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Board of Directors ; Committees ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Research ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term ; An initial three-year term, with subsequent renewable one-year terms.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
Location3350 South Service Rd, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Application Deadline19 Apr 2019
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
Organization NameCentre for Skills Development
Office Phone905-333-3499
Toll Free Phone1-888-315-5521
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6