Board Director

(Community Development Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0261 Last Full Update: 15 Aug 2022
Opportunity Details
Comments

Community Development Halton (CDH) Board of Directors are people who live and/or work in the Halton community and who participate as unpaid, volunteers to help CDH achieve the stated mission:  Through research, community development, planning, and promoting volunteerism, Community Development Halton strives to improve the quality of life for all residents of Halton.

The CDH Board is seeking applications to Board Member roles to help guide the organization into the future.

Interested candidates are asked to email your letter and resume by September 2, 2022 at 5:00pm to the Nominating Committee, CDH Board of Director at office@cdhalton.ca.  All applicants will be contacted.  Selected applicants will be invited to a virtual interview using ZOOM.

ContactNominating Committee, Community Development Halton; Email: office@cdhalton.ca
Duties

CDH is a nonprofit, charitable organization focused on the impact of economic, policitical, social, and cultural forces on individuals, families, and stakeholders in Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville.

CDH supports three programs:

  1. The Social Planning program engages with the community to identify strengths and weaknessess and determine ways to improve the quality of life in the Halton community.
  2. Volunteer Halton supports the promotion of volunteerism.  It provides residents and nonprofit agencies with volunteer opportunity matching services, as well as building the capacity of nonprofits through traning, consulting, and resources.
  3. Age-Friendly Cities and Communities encourages active and healthy aging by promiting inclusive opportunities for health, participation, and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age. 

Directors servce on the Board for a term of three years with options to renew.  Board meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.  Directors also participate in ad hoc committees, with the total average time commitment of approximately 60 hours per year.

The CDH Board strives to reflect the strengths and diversity of the Halton community.  CDH welcomes applications from people with disabilities and encourages people to make requests for accommodations at any point in the process. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate that they are committed to equity and social justice and have a passion for and/or experience with the following:

  • Community needs in Halton Region
  • Human services and nonprofit organizations
  • Accounting and financial practices
  • Legal knowledge and expertise
  • Citizen engagement and collective impact practices
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work
Commitment LengthLong Term - 3-year term ; Submit resume and letter to office@cdhalton.ca by 5pm on September 2, 2022.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours60 / Year
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationBurlington, ON
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Submit resume and letter to office@cdhalton.ca by 5pm on September 2, 2022.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required
Application Deadline02 Sep 2022
Start DateOn or after 19 Sep 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Development Halton
Office Phone905-632-1975
Toll Free Phone1-855-395-8807
E-Mailoffice@cdhalton.ca
Websitewww.cdhalton.ca
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
 
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