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VOLUNTEER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Community Living Oshawa/Clarington is an accredited, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the achievement of personal outcomes for people with developmental disabilities. We are currently accepting applications and nominations for members of the Board of Directors and committees of the Board.
To guide the organization, in partnership with the Executive Director and Senior Management Team, through the implementation of the organizational strategic plan.
- Attend monthly Board meetings
- Participate on one other standing committee of the Board
- Support and attend agency events when possible
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Culture and Diversity
- Non-profit organizations
- Information Technology (IT)
- Law and/or community policing
- Real Estate
- Social Services
- Board or committee experience
- Understanding of Roberts Rules of Order
- Strategic planning skills
TIME COMMITMENT: 4 – 10 hours per month
LOCATION: 39 Wellington Ave. East, Oshawa - (Event locations may vary and virtual attendance is optional)
SUPPORT FOR SUCCESS:
- Initial orientation and Board Orientation Manual
- Board orientation visits
- Ongoing training sessions
- Assist in bringing new opportunities and experiences to individuals with a developmental disability, and the fulfillment of knowing that you are making a difference in someone’s life!
- Exposure to non-profit and governance model which may be applied into future professional goals.
- Leadership experience.
- Strategic and facilitation skills.
For an application, nomination form, or further information, please contact Wendy Shaw, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors at firstname.lastname@example.org , or by phone at 905-576-3011 ext. 330.
You will have the opportunity to Plant the garden* maintain it and harvest some ogranically grown food that is shared
Instruct clients on life skills * sew, cook, shop, budget * safety skills * music, art * computers * mentor social awareness skills * develop trust * accompany into community to engage in social activities
Assist at food bank * sort food donations and pack food bags for clients * gather and pack frozen meat, produce and dairy bags for clients.
Once a month, they create a confidential and welcoming virtual space, where people living with Parkinson’s and/or their care partners can share their experiences and develop supportive relationships in a group setting * 3 – 5 hours per month * One support group meeting per month (1-1.5 hours per month), plus 3-5 hours monthly for administrative and organizational tasks * Stability is essential for Support Groups so a commitment of at least one year is appreciated *
Manage the finances for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Perform internal audit as needed for the finances of the foundation * Record expenses, payments and other expenditures * Create and consolidate financial statements at the year-end (March 31st) * Manage the budget for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Keep track of charitable donations * Be prepared to explain the finances of the foundation as required *
Record payments, invoices and expenses * responsible for accounts and bank reconciliations * prepare financial internal reports * prepare HST and CRA remittances * prepare annual financial statements * maintain financial records, including books of account, necessary for the foundation * receive and keep track of receipts for expenses * issue income tax receipts for donations * maintain a receivable and payable list * record all transactions * prepare budget for grants * prepare annual budget * prepare annual financial statements * prepare information return for Revenue Canada * keep track of charitable donations and receipts and report annually to the CRA * attend monthly meetings in person or online when needed
Provide support at events or online when needed * attend board meetings * provide support to board and executive team if needed * must have the Board of Directors' approval prior to responding to any internal or external communications
The Director at Large is appointed by the Board of Directors to serve for a mandatory three-year term.
Lead the communications team * monitor current affairs and keep the President informed of that has a direct impact on our community * create, edit and maintain award applications, speeches, event text and website content with management approval * oversee marketing campaigns, media relations and external and internal communications * maintain updated Letter head, Company documents, email signatures and LOGO yearly review with President * Facebook: Maintain and edit the profile bio with President approval (Carion Fenn, Carion Fenn Network, Carion Fenn Foundation) – Monitor and update * Carion Fenn Network - Create blogs to encourage conversations * website editing: content (www.carionfenn.org, www.carionfenn.com, www.toegtherwearestronger.org, www.rarediseasexpo.com) * Hootsuite & Social Media Accounts (Create and Pre-program monthly tweets) * Press Release (Release press releases on what we are doing as required) * Newsletter and E-News (Create newsletter as required) * media (Tv &Newspaper: liaison with media set up interviews with Carion Fenn) * events (Present at events to greet and help Media) * marketing events (Post Events on Media Websites, Carion Fenn Network, Facebook, Eventbrite) * content creation (Create Event Text for all programs, REQUESTED CONTENTS AS REQUIRED) * TV Show: Health 180 with Carion Fenn * create and edit content for Volunteer Ad Post * implement strategies to promote the work of the organization * promote events, activities and awareness online * must have management approval prior to responding to all internal or external communications * create and maintain marketing material with management approval. Flyers, Brochures, Banners etc.
Administrative support to the foundation team * file, telephone, documents, photocopy * monitor social media and provide support * communicate with volunteers, maintain and update email * coordinate Flag raising, proclamation and delegation requests and grant and funding lists * maintain and update award lists, complete award applications * attend Community and Program Events * help maintain office * recruit, schedule and track volunteer hours with monthly reports to the foundation * manage membership and sponsor lists * coordinate community events (adopt the park) and other projects * human resources and other administrative duties
Researches and identify Funding opportunities * seeks sponsorship/donations * build relationships: raise funds through fundraising and sponsorship.
Grant writer * develop and write grant proposals and make funding applications to foundations and other grant-making organizations * organize and submit grant requests, establish and maintain foundation contacts * maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines * research grants/funding opportunities * make donation requests to banks, social clubs and organizations
Create materials to visually represent the organization’s identity and ensure consistent organizational branding * create and update existing templates including letterheads, newsletters, brochures, flyers, factsheets, signage and banners consistent with brand guidelines * create graphics to be used for digital communications * support the Communications team and foundation with branding content creation * design flyers, brochures, logos and banners etc.
This is a fully funded opportunity where participants’ travel expenses, living accommodations, food costs, and daily needs are covered * participants will need to bring is their dedication, empathy, and commitment to making a better world * Katimavik aims to help young folks become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.
Fundraising Cabinet Members
Community Living Oshawa/Clarington(CLOC) is looking for new members to join it’s Fundraising Cabinet – a fun group of volunteers who steer the annual fundraising plan for CLOC, from ideas to implementation. Not only will CLOC be moving into the 4th year of it’s five-year, $500 thousand-dollar fundraising campaign ‘My Life. My Community. My Way.’ in 2023, but we will also be celebrating the organization’s 70th anniversary. The Cabinet is looking for a few new members to help CLOC to further connect with the community and raise awareness and support for people who have developmental disabilities and their families.
The ideal Fundraising Cabinet candidate will be:
· Connected to our mission (to offer opportunities for personal growth, community inclusion and empowerment to people with developmental disabilities, and their families)
· Community-minded and community-connected
· A team player
· Creative & Innovative
· An all-round awesome individual!
· Represent the organization and convey the importance of its Mission & Vision to the greater community in a positive manner
· Work in a collaborative manner with the other members of the Fundraising Cabinet & CLOC employees
· Provide your personal expertise to planning of fundraising initiatives & awareness events
· Provide feedback and present original ideas to the Cabinet
· Assistance with and attendance at in-person fundraising initiatives (as meets with your schedule)
· Fundraising Cabinet meets virtually once per month for 1 hour (excluding July & August)
· Addition time to assist with fundraising initiatives (maximum of 1 – 3 hours per month). Currently, fundraising initiatives are done online.
· Preference for people who can commit a minimum of 1 – 2 years to the Cabinet and its work
More information about Community Living Oshawa/Clarington can be found at www.communitylivingoc.ca.
For questions, or to apply for a position on the Fundraising Cabinet (include a current resume and letter outlining your interest in the role), please contact Marnie Salonius, Manager – Resource Development & Public Relations at email@example.com or 905-576-3011 x304.
The volunteer Community Advisory Panels (CAPs) of Lakeridge Health play an integral role in highlighting community needs and defining the services that matter most to the diverse communities within Durham Region.
As advisors to the Lakeridge Health Board of Trustees, CAPs have a unique opportunity to shape health care in their local community and ensure that service planning and care delivery are guided by what is important to the people of Durham Region.
Currently, Lakeridge Health has four geographically based CAPs (North Durham, Ajax Pickering, Clarington, and Oshawa Whitby), as well as a CAP focused on Mental Health and Addictions. CAP members play an important role by:
· Sharing information between Lakeridge Health and the community;
· Bringing forward community-specific concerns, questions and suggestions; and
· Offering input and advice to the Board of Trustees to help improve the overall health and wellness of people in Durham Region and foster an accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for all.
To strengthen the diversity of the Panels and support their work moving forward, new members are being recruited for to reflect the populations living and working in Durham Region.
Interested community members are invited to visit Lakeridge Health’s website to learn more about the application process and distinct requirements for each of the local CAPs recruiting at this time.
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