BOARD MEMBER - Volunteer!

(The Cultural Empowerment Project)

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Position ID: V-OSH1401
Last Modified: 03 May 2024
Last Full Update: 03 May 2024

Opportunity Details: BOARD MEMBER - Volunteer!

Contact Violet Ramlall, The Cultural Empowerment Project; Phone: 289 624 8241; Email:

As a board member, you will be required to:
- Be an advocate for the organization.
- Attend quarterly board meetings – please note that currently most of the meetings are held online and when in person, they are held in the Oshawa area.
- Actively serve on at least one Board committee and support committee initiatives.
- Attend and support fundraising and project initiatives when possible.

We are particularly interested in board members with the following:
- Experience in finance and accounting; a licensed Chartered Public Accountant is an asset.
- Expertise and experience in Human Resources.
- Legal expertise, particularly in non-profit law.
- Fundraising experience and expertise.
- Lived experience that aligns with our mission, i.e., cultural education, community empowerment, and social justice.
- Any experience or expertise in DEIA is considered an asset.

Ages 21 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Board of Directors ; Committees
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Legal Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Accounting 
Human Resources 
Non-profit law 
Community empowerment 
Social justice
Commitment Length Long Term
Interaction Level Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Dates and Times Attend quarterly board meetings – please note that currently most of the meetings are held online and when in person, they are held in the Oshawa area.
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Easy access to elevator
Number of Positions Ajax ; Beaverton ; Bowmanville ; Brock ; Brooklin ; Clarington ; Courtice ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Port Perry ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
5 individual(s) needed in total. 
Anywhere but preferably in the GTA
Transportation Near public transit
Additional Requirements OUR VALUES - Compassion – We believe all people are deserving of respect. Therefore, we celebrate our diversity and uniqueness and treat each other with kindness, empathy, and dignity. - Equity – We recognize that systemic barriers privilege some people and hold others back. Therefore, we strive to deliver inclusive services, work to address discrimination and end cycles of cultural misunderstanding. - Collaboration – We know that we are stronger together. Therefore, we build effective relationships, work as teams and partner for excellence and impact. - Integrity – We are responsible for resources entrusted to us. Therefore, we measure, achieve and report our results, strive to learn and improve continuously, and behave at all times in a manner that is ethical, transparent and professional. Submitting an Application: Please send us a CV and a one-page letter of interest that addresses the following: your relevant experience and interest regarding our listed needs above, how your values align with ours, and tell us about your understanding of the issues behind cultural education and community empowerment.
Start Date On or after 06 May 2024

Agency Details: The Cultural Empowerment Project

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