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Committee Member

Board Support

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region - a non-profit organization committed to working side by side with families to promote inclusion and serve people with special needs - is seeking Members for its Board Committee Member. EAF’s volunteer Board Committee is made up of community members and supportive family members, who champion and advocate for the organization’s mission, vision and values on behalf of its membership, and guide the strategic direction for the organization.

Currently we are seeking Committee Members to support our Board of Directors.
As a committee member you would participate in one or more Board committees and complete tasks as required.

•Review, provide input and ask questions regarding staff reports, financial statements and strategic imperatives.
•Provide input into the development of the Strategic Plan and evaluate progress on an ongoing basis.
•Monitor and evaluate risk for the organization.

Desired Assets:
•Board of Directors Experience
•Community Affiliation / Access
•Fundraising Experience
•Disability Services and/or the Ministry for Child and Youth Services

The health and well-being of the people we serve, our families, staff and the wider community is our top priority. Interviews and meetings will be conducted for this position virtually via teleconference. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Michelle Scala at [email protected]
Application deadline is May 6th 2022

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Accounting/Finance

Skill(s): Team Building, Public and Media Relations, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Resource Management, Strategic Thinking, Thought Leadership (Innovation)

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Mentorship and orientation will be shared by other members.

Working Conditions: Preparation, attendance and participation in meetings are required. Participation in annual campaigns, fundraisers, ongoing advocate, staff recognition events etc. is appreciated. Potential to apply for an EAF Board Member position will be considered when opportunities arise.

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 - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Committee may meet monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly. Applications are due May 6th 2022

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Michelle Scala
91 Moore Avenue Kitchener, N2H 3S4

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