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Committee Member

Leadership and Nominations

YW Kitchener-Waterloo

   About the Position

Impact Statement
For over 100 years, the YW has created a safe environment for people to learn and grow. We provide a platform for their voices and help them take confident steps towards a brighter future. Whether that’s providing emergency shelter, after-school youth programs, or hands-on training for women to develop business skills, we help people move forward with dignity and respect. We care about our community and work to make it stronger.

Are you a feminist who is passionate about improving the lives of women and children in our region? The YW KW is looking for Leadership & Nominations Committee Members to help us recruit the best talent to our Board of Directors.

As a Leadership & Nominations Committee Member you will:
 Identify the skills, experience and diversity criteria for directors, necessary to ensure balanced community representation and effective governance;
 Identify, interview and check references of prospective candidates for vacant positions on the Board of Directors;
 For director vacancies that occur at the Annual General Meeting, recommend to the membership such candidates who meet the approved criteria, and for director vacancies that occur between Annual General Meetings, recommend to the Board such candidates who meet the approved criteria, to fill the vacant positions until the Annual General Meeting;
 Prior experience with volunteer recruitment is welcome but not required

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training and orientation will be provided.
Working Conditions:

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Virtual meetings typically occur monthly or more often as needed to fill vacant board of director or committee positions.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Housing
Skill(s): Collaboration, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Thought Leadership (Innovation)
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
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Trish Steward
519-576-8856 Ext. 0
151 Frederick St Kitchener, N2H 2M2
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries,Virtual


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