Board Member

(Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Oakville - Sawgrass Dr)

Position ID: V-HVC0586
Last Full Update: 26 Nov 2023

Opportunity Details: Board Member


Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre is a charitable organization created by the community for the community. We believe in a community where People Belong, Families are Strong, Neighbours Care & Everyone Shares. SUPPORT, CONNECT & ENGAGE at the Centre.

Contact Michelle Knoll, Executive Director, Oak Park Neighbourhood centre; Phone: 905-257-6029 ext 101; Email:

Boad member positions available starting in February. We have 4 positions available each year. This year the 4 coming due are 2 for general members, as well as a secretary and a treasurer. We have a 10 member board of directors who each serve for a 2 year term. The positions time commitment are 2- 4 hrs a month. We also have a fall fair in September where board particpation is required.  Please visit our website to see our annual report, audit, history and short video explaining who we are. Board meetings are in person. We are a multi service organization with childrens, seniors, adult programs, food bank, financial literacy, harm reduction, counselling, poverty support and more.  

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Clients the whole community
Ages 18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability
Areas of Interest Board of Directors ; Committees ; Office Administration ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance - for the treasurer position ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills - to access board reports and agendas ; Legal Skills - One of positions could have legal expertise ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR - One member could assist with promotion ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking - A board member could represent us at community events- if have skills in this area ; Research - Board members can research new trends, best practices etc ; Team Work ; Translation & Languages - Always great to have diversity on our board ; Web & IT - We could use some help in this area ; Writing & Editing - Helpful when drafting strategic plan and policies
Commitment Length Long Term - 2 years. board meeting every other month with some committee work in between mths
Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours 4 / Month
Seasons Year Round - Normally no summer or December meetings for board
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Number of Positions Oakville: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
We would consider people in Burlington and Milton but preference is for board members living in Oakville
Training Orientation ; Scheduled training
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 31 Jan 2024
Police Check Required
Start Date On or before 28 Feb 2024
End Date 25 Feb 2026

Agency Details: Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre, Oakville - Sawgrass Dr

Office Phone 905-257-6029
Fax 289-430-5068
Address & Map
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
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