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   About the Position

Impact Statement
Legally and morally responsible for all activities of the agency, our Board of Directors determine policy, approve the budget, and determine program goals to ensure a sustainable future for VSWR. Our Board represent the interest of the people of Waterloo Region and ensure VSWR has the appropriate resources to advance its mission.

Under the general direction of the Chair of the Board, the Board of Directors demonstrate a high level of commitment and energy to oversee a complex and demanding program. Board Members bring diverse skills and experience to support the Executive Director and program personnel through governance based practices. Good communication skills and strong interpersonal skills as well as a corporate background, fundraising and human resources experience are welcomed attributes. Victim's and survivor's of crime who have not been involved with our program in the past two year's are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Must be organized and prepared before attending meetings

Must be committed to actively participating in the affairs of the
organization, willing to serve on Board committees, attend monthly meetings
and Annual General Meetings

Must have knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance;
policy; finance; programs; personnel and advocacy

Must have a good working knowledge of parliamentary procedure and victims

Must be capable of maintaining confidentiality

Must be willing to commit to a term of two years

Must be willing to take on and support Board initiatives and tasks

Must successfully complete an interview, reference and criminal records

Must be 19 years of age or older

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 19+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Mentoring / Tutoring

Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Fund Development, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Thought Leadership (Innovation)

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: N/A
Working Conditions: Monthly meetings
Remote options
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more

   Contact Information
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Board Chair
(519) 585-2363
P.O. Box 3070, 200 Maple Grove Road Cambridge, N3H 5M1
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Virtual

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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