Board of Director

(Community Living Burlington)

Position ID: V-HVC0149 Last Full Update: 26 Jan 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactEmily Huang, Senior Manager of Community & Resource Development, Community Living Burlington; Phone: 9059795212 * 9053362225; Email:
Duties- Determine a governance model and ensure that appropriate organizational policies and structures are in place 
- Participate in the development of a mission and strategic plan for the organization 
- Ensure that an effective management team is in place (i.e., Executive Director) 
- Maintain effective partnerships and communication with the community, the organization’s members and its stakeholders 
- Maintain fiscal responsibility, including raising income, and approving and monitoring annual budgets 
- Ensure transparency in all communication to members, stakeholders and the public 
- Evaluate the organization’s work in relation to a strategic plan 
- Evaluate the work of the board of directors, ensuring continuous renewal of the board, and plan for the succession and diversity of the board 
Individually, each board member must: 
- Act in the best interests of the organization 
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of being a board member 
- Be familiar with the organization’s bylaws, policies and procedures, strategic plan, mission, etc. 
- Ensure he/she avoids conflicts of interest including operating in the best interest of the organization not in self-interest or the interest of a stakeholder group 
- Respect confidentiality policies that pertain to membership and board discussions 
- Keep informed about the organization’s financial activity and legal obligations 
- Bring his/her own skills, experience and knowledge to the organization 
- Attend board meetings regularly and arrive prepared for meetings
More Info
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Skilled Labour ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthLong Term - 3 years
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours6 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
Location3057 Mainway, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
Application Deadline28 Feb 2022
Police CheckRequired
End Date01 Jul 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Living Burlington
Office Phone905-336-2225
Address & Map
3057 Mainway
Burlington, ON L7M 1A1
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