Volunteer Board of Directors Member (Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills, Mississauga)

(Links2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0231 Last Full Update: Unknown
Opportunity Details
CommentsLinks2Care 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.
DutiesWe 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.
BenefitsConnect 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 HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (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/ExperienceAccounting & 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 LengthLong Term ; Commitment to a 3-year term.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours4 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsActon ; 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: boardrecruitment@links2care.ca 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.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Ongoing support is provided year round.
CostVolunteers 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.
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameLinks2Care, Oakville, Community Support Services
Office Phone905-844-0252
Toll Free Phone1-866-920-6502
Address & Map
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 202
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
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