Volunteer Board of Directors Member (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills, Mississauga)
(Links2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services)
|Comments||Links2Care is a non-profit community service organization that provides multi-service support to |
seniors, adults with disabilities, children and families in Mississauga and the Halton Region. We
proudly serve approximately 9000 individuals with a dedicated team of over 350 staff members
and volunteers to provide community care where it matters most. These service programs operate
within a $7M per annum budget.
|Duties||We are currently seeking qualified candidates to join our Board of Directors. Board |
members share a keen interest in the well-being and successful performance of the Links2Care
social service programs. To ensure diversity and representation, the successful candidates
should reside in one of the communities served by Links2Care. If helping others and giving back
to the community by serving on our volunteer Board resonates with you, then we would like to
hear from you!
Duties and Expectations of a Board member include:
- Understand and support the principles of fiduciary responsibility of Board of Directors.
- Participate in setting and monitoring L2C’s strategic directions and policies.
- Attend all Board meetings (hybrid of in-person and online for 9 x 2 hours meetings per
year in the evenings, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month except in July, August
and December); commit to membership on at least 1 Board committee; prepare well for
meetings and discussions.
|Benefits||Connect with your community and gain valuable experience working on a Board of Directors. Volunteers feel a sense of accomplishment and reward knowing that they are helping those in need.|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language|
|Skills/Experience||Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Translation & Languages ; Writing & Editing|
|Commitment Length||Long Term ; Commitment to a 3-year term.|
|Interaction Level||Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering|
|Minimum Hours||4 / Month|
|Number of Positions||Acton ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville |
3 individual(s) needed in total.
If this leadership role interests you, we would like to hear from you. Please submit a letter of
interest and your resume for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org by August 5th
2022. Kindly note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Links2Care is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require
accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact our
Human Resources Department at 905-844-0252 ext. 130.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Ongoing support is provided year round.|
|Cost||Volunteers are responsible to obtain a Police Background Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to starting. Once volunteers begin, half the cost of the police check is reimbursed.|
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|Organization Name||Links2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-920-6502|
|Address & Map|
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 202
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
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