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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region


   About the Position

Impact Statement
Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region - a non-profit organization committed to working side by side with families to promote inclusion and serve people with special needs - is seeking Members for its Board of Directors. EAF’s volunteer Board is made up of community members and supportive family members, who champion and advocate for the organization’s mission, vision and values on behalf of its membership, and guide the strategic direction for the organization.

Description
•Provide input and ask questions regarding staff reports, financial statements and strategic imperatives.
•Provide input on the development of the Strategic Plan.
•Participate in visioning, SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis and other activities designed to define and approve the vision, mission and values of the organization, including long-term strategic goals.
•Attend and participate in five Board meetings annually.
•Participate in one or more of the following Board committees: Finance, Strategic Imperatives, Human Resources, Membership, Policy Planning and Evaluation and complete tasks as required.
•Participate in the recruitment and evaluation of the Executive Director as required.
•Monitor and evaluate risk for the organization.

**Interviews and meetings will be conducted virtually via teleconference.
Application deadline is May 6th 2022


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Will be provided by board members and organization
Working Conditions: Preparation, attendance and participation in Board meetings (scheduled on Saturdays) are required. Participation in one or more Board committees is expected. Participation in annual campaigns, fundraisers, ongoing advocate, staff recognition events etc. is appreciated.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers


Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
1 Saturday each Quarter. Applications appreciated before May 6th, 2022.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s): Team Building, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Public and Media Relations, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Resource Management, Strategic Thinking
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
http://www.eafwr.on.ca
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Michelle Scala
519-741-0190 Ext. 253
91 Moore Avenue Kitchener, N2H 3S4
Kitchener

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