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Love My Hood

City of Kitchener

   About the Position

Impact Statement
To proudly provide valued services and build community and Corporate capacity by inspiring volunteers, staff, elected officials and all community members to be active contributions to Kitchener's Community Vision.

We are seeking a resident aged 55+ who can provide an age-friendly perspective to help with the "Love My Hood Selection Committee Member. The committee works to select successful applications in an equitable and fair manner to ensure that each application meets the grant criteria as approved by Council. Volunteers must live, work or own property in Kitchener.

The Love My Hood Matching Grant awards up to $30,000 for neighbourhood projects that:
• Renew a neighbourhood public or green space
• Contribute to neighbourhood beautification or celebration
• Foster a sense of neighbourhood pride and belonging
• Build stronger relationships between neighbours and neighbourhood groups
• Improve safety, accessibility and/or mobility
• Inspire residents to become more involved in their neighbourhoods by working together

1 year term starting March 2023

Application deadline is Tuesday February 7, 2023

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Library/Research , Leadership/Management

Skill(s): Collaboration, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training is provided prior to the first meeting.
Working Conditions: In-person meetings 4 times per year

Addition time will be required to review and comment on grant applications
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening
Committee meets a minimum of 4 times a year (March, May, August and November) typically in the evenings. First meeting is Thursday March 16, 2023 from 5 – 8 p.m. Additional time will be required to review and comment on grant applications.

Deadline for applications is Friday January 7, 2022

   Contact Information
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Zach Stevens
519-741-2200 Ext. 7432
200 King Street West, Kitchener, N2G 4G7

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Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

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