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Social Development Centre Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
We envision a fair and equitable access to social, economic and political life for everyone in Waterloo Region by supporting all voices in creation of community wide solutions and making sure that lived experience is the basis for collective action.

Board Members to join the team in 2022-2023.

This is primarily a WORKING BOARD. Directors provide oversight and support for the operations and financial sustainability of the Centre, and at this particular moment in time, it is working hard to ensure sustainability and longevity of the organization.

As our work develops further through partnerships to support Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, 2SLGBTQ+, culturally diverse communities, immigrant and low-income populations, we invite candidates from equity seeking groups to join and shape the future direction of the Centre.

Expertise and experience:
• Understanding of the role played by independent community organizations and advocacy groups with lived experience;
• Keen interest in ensuring an inclusive and just community with a healthy non-profit charitable sector;
• Expertise in any of the following areas: legal, fundraising, marketing, social enterprise, accounting and/or public relations.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 19+

Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Fund Development, Accounting/Finance

Skill(s): Public and Media Relations, Change Management, Systems Thinking, Fund Development, Motivate Others, Strategic Thinking

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation and Board Policy Manuals are provided to all new Directors.
Working Conditions: Meetings at the Centre or virtually, work done over email and phone, occasional participation in meetings and conferences outside of the Centre.
Accessibility: Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening
Monthly Board meetings; committee meetings as determined and participation in community events depending on interest and availability.

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Aleksandra Petrovic
St. John Church (Duke Street Entrance) Kitchener, N2H 5A4
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge

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