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Committee Member

Board of Directors

Canadian Mental Health Association, Waterloo Wellington

   About the Position

Impact Statement
We work to build a community in which everyone has what they need to live meaningful lives. We build human connections that make it possible for people to achieve their greatest potential. We inspire and support people in achieving the quality of life that they desire. We are there when you need someone.

Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) is one of the largest community mental health agencies in Ontario, providing a full range of mental health and developmental programs and services for Waterloo and Wellington residents.

Are you interested in volunteering with a progressive, dynamic organization that seeks to make a real difference in the lives of people with mental health & addictions challenges and developmental disabilities? Would you like to share your board experience and your talents while contributing to improved mental health, addictions and developmental services? We’re looking for someone like you to join our Board of Directors-Board Committees.

• Governance
• Resources (Finance & HR)
• Performance, Quality, Risk & Ethics
• Fund Development

We welcome all applicants who possess skills, experience and areas of expertise as identified above. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in the legal and financial fields, as well as those who have experience with diverse populations and knowledge of the broader health care sector.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Fund Development, Health Care / Wellness

Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Committee Members will be offered some orientation to CMHA WW, the Board and the specific Committee they join.
Working Conditions: Meetings-typically virtual. No meetings in December or the Summer.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and ideally live in Wellington County, Guelph or Waterloo Region.

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 - Evening
A commitment of 5 hrs/month is required. Committees tend to meet either early morning (e.g., 8:00 am) or at the end of the working day. Potential for evening meetings depending on the Committee.

   Contact Information
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Heather Snider
1-844-264-2993 Ext. 2102
80 Waterloo Ave Guelph, N1H 0A1

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