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Board Committee Member

Board Support

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 Committee Member. EAF’s volunteer Board Committee 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.

The following are the Key Responsibilities of a Committee member:

•Join and participate in one of the following Committees: Governance, Human Resources or Finance.

•Contribute to the work of the Committee by reviewing staff reports, engaging in discussion, asking questions and providing input & analysis of the topics consistent with the mandate of the Committee.

•Monitor and evaluate organizational risks.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+
COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Accounting/Finance

Skill(s): Team Building, Public and Media Relations, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Resource Management, Strategic Thinking, Thought Leadership (Innovation)

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Mentorship and orientation will be shared by other members.

Working Conditions: Preparation, attendance and participation in meetings are required. Participation in annual campaigns, fundraisers, ongoing advocate, staff recognition events etc. is appreciated. Potential to apply for an EAF Board Member position will be considered when opportunities arise.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Committee may meet monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly.

   Contact Information
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Michelle Scala
Ext. 253
91 Moore Avenue Kitchener, N2H 3S4

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