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Legal / Marketing / HR

Strong Start Charitable Organization

   About the Position

Impact Statement
The Leadership & Nominations Committee is currently recruiting for three immediate Board openings for those with expertise in digital marketing, human resources / talent management and /or legal background.

We are recruiting board members who reflect the diversity of the children we serve (including black / Indigenous / people of colour (BIPOC), immigrant / refugee / ethno-cultural / racialized (IRER), English as an Additional Language (EAL) to ensure a broad spectrum of perspectives are represented in decision making.

All candidates must have core skills and attributes including a commitment to Strong Start’s mandate and strategic directions and understanding of the board’s governance role. Strong Start board members commit to help govern the organization and provide expertise, vision and energy to help Strong Start reach its ambitious strategic goals and achieve maximum impact for children.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: All training is provided.
Working Conditions: Board members demonstrate exceptional board leadership and believe in the need for a strong and effective board to fully realize our potential for impact. In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of Directors, our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and are engaged in identifying the resources and partnerships necessary to advance our mission.
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 - Evening
Meetings of the Board of Directors are currently held on the first Tuesday of each month from 4:00-6:00pm except for August and September when no meetings are held. Board members may also serve on ad hoc committees as needed, or the standing Leadership and Nominations Committee. Board meetings are held in person in Waterloo, Ontario as well as through remote means.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Children/Youth, Leadership/Management
Skill(s): Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Stewardship, Accountability, Respect
Transportation: NONE Needed

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Caitlin Smith
519-743-9578 Ext. 107
565 Kumpf Drive Waterloo, N2V 1K3
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