Caldwell Family Centre - Board Member
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Volunteer Types: Board Leadership
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Posted on:
Description

The Caldwell Family Centre is recruiting for qualified candidates to join the Board of Directors as
soon as possible.

We are particularly seeking candidates with experience in governance, fundraising, or law. Ideal
candidates will have experience on other non-profit boards, the appropriate skill set, and the
time to offer meaningful contributions to guide the organization to continued success.

Mission: The mission of the Caldwell Family Centre is to provide services to the
community that feed and nurture physical and emotional wellness.

Board Member Role: The Board’s role is to ensure that the Centre establishes strategic priorities
and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its
activities, and accountable for its actions. Board Members are individual role models and inspire
others to contribute their talent and support to the community.

Responsible to: Board of Directors (Chair)

Remuneration: Service on CFCā€™s Board of Directors is without remuneration

Term: Board members are elected by the Membership for (renewable) 3-year terms

Time Commitment: Approximately 5 hours per month for 3 years for Board responsibilities.

Additional time may be required for other volunteer roles taken on during the term of Board
service.

Responsibilities
ā— Committed to the mission and work of the Caldwell Family Centre
ā— Prepare for, attend and participate in monthly board meetings (and other meetings as
required)
ā— Foster a positive working relationship with other Board members and CFCā€™s Executive
Director
ā— Promote the organization in the community
ā— Actively participate in fundraising activities
ā— Actively participate in evaluation and planning efforts
ā— Participate in various activities for the organization as needed throughout the year
General Skills and Abilities
ā— Demonstrated leadership in philanthropy, community service, business, or the non-profit
sector
ā— Ability to think strategically
ā— Strong communicator
ā— A commitment to and understanding of CFCā€™s beneficiaries and the social services
sector, preferably based on experience
ā— Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of others
ā— Knowledge of board or organizational governance, particularly in relation to policy and
strategic oversight

Candidates interested in making a difference in the community by becoming a Board
member are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by
May 31st, 2024. For more information on the Caldwell Family Centre and the important work we
do, please visit our website at www.CaldwellFamilyCentre.ca .

Contact

Eugene Williams
@Caldwell Family Centre
613-728-1800
Ext: 302
Time it will take to contact applicants:
ā€‹2-3-weeks

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Board Leadership

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