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Impact Statement
As a registered charity, SPECTRUM relies on a strong Board of Directors to govern the organization. The IT Director is a critical member of our Board of Directors.

Description
Board members must be members of the organization by making a financial contribution of any amount or volunteering at least 30 hours each fiscal year (August-July). Board terms are two-years long, and no member may serve more than six terms. SPECTRUM’S Board can have up to 13 members at a time.

SPECTRUM’s Board of Directors has adopted a mixed model of governance. Since the organization is largely volunteer run we use a modified Management Team Model in which members of the Board are tasked with some operational duties in the areas of human resources, financing, fundraising, and public relations. As the organization grows, we are moving towards a governance Board.

Having prior experience as a Board Director would be very helpful. Lived experience as a member of an LGBTQ2+ community or ally is essential. Board members must complete a successful police reference check for the vulnerable sector.


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 19+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: New Board members will receive appropriate training in governance.
Working Conditions: Role Responsibilities//What You’ll be Doing:
-Be an active member of the Board of Directors (BOD), attending monthly meetings
-Be an active member of at least one of the Board’s committees (Financial Management, Human Resources, Fundraising and Development) and attend their monthly meetings
-The IT Director will work with staff to oversee the management of the organization’s computers and other technology, providing tech support when needed
-The IT Director will make recommendations to the Financial Management Committee regarding proper maintenance of technology, and the associated costs
-The IT Director will be knowledgeable about cyber-security, and virus protection
-The IT Director will support the organization’s fundraising efforts and may volunteer at fundraising events
-The IT Director will support staff in the maintenance of ourspectrum.com
-A minimum commitment of two years with approximately four to six hours of work monthly

Accessibility:


Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Anytime
A minimum commitment of two years with approximately four to six hours of work monthly



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Technology, Leadership/Management
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Facilitation and Training, Computer Skills, Web Design, Strategic Thinking
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
http://ourspectrum.com
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Kristy Skelton
226-779-9695
283 Duke Street West, Unit 210 Kitchener, N2H 3X7
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries
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