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Duration: LEADR’s Board of Directors serve a two-year term.
Required Commitments: Board Members attend eight meetings per year, including LEADR’s Annual General Meeting, which is held in June. Meetings are not held in July, August or December.
Director Requirements: Directors are responsible for operating within a policy-oriented governance model, including strategic planning, discussing and voting on motions, delivering agreed upon action items, supporting all Board decisions, and the effectiveness of meetings.
Overview: Duties, Responsibilities and Time Commitment
- Attend eight Board meetings per year, including LEADR’s Annual General Meeting in June.
- Participate in a minimum of one committee or advisory group.
- Commit to approximately 4-6 hours of Board or committee related duties per month.
- Attend Board meetings; contribute expertise on a strategic, planning level, to support operational needs; advance agenda discussions and reach consensus.
- Assist with Board agreed upon, action items; ensuring items are completed, prior to the next meeting.
- Maintain a growth mindset, listening carefully, during discussions with opposing perspectives.
- Demonstrate high levels of professionalism and respect for others.
- Make informed and carefully considered decisions based on the needs of the organization and its long-term health.
Onboarding and Professional Development
- Complete LEADR’s mandatory, onboarding training (e.g., WHMIS, AODA, and Workplace Violence and Harassment) which includes approximately, 4-6 hours of online training.
- Participate in recommended (or required) professional development training as needed to support Board related duties.
Attend quarterly meetings to review quarter and year-end financial reports * make financial recommendations to the Board
Many positions available at the York-Durham Heritage Railway Association * ambassador for the railway * assist with on-board services annual seasonal events * offer tourist train experience on heritage coaches, on-board entertainment * seasonal events in Uxbridge, snack bar and souvenir stand * establish and maintain a museum of railway memorabilia * promote rail heritage education
Volunteer Board Members Welcome
FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism is a nonprofit registered charity serving Durham Region. We offer respite and recreational programs for families with children and youth on the autism spectrum. We are currently growing from a Steering Committee to a Governance Board, and looking for new members to join our Board.
We need Board members in the following areas: Marketing, Communications, Fund Development, Finance and Secretary. For a 2-year commitment.
Board meetings are held once-a-month in Whitby. We have a virtual option as well. Members can choose roles in Marketing & Communications, Fund Development, Finance, Human Resources and ad-hoc Project sub-committees.
These roles can be rewarding to anyone from lawyers, insurance agents, marketing and advertising to accountants, fundraisers, administration, and community minded people, to name a few.
Interested in volunteering? We would love to hear from you. Please send resume to:
Have questions? Call Sandra at 905-420-0388 ext. 1
Members to join board committees * Fundraising/Financial * Policy & Procedure * Board Development
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.
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.
Plan funding requirements * prepare budget submissions with Executive Director and Executive Committee * report financial transparency to community
Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) has volunteer and non-paid work experience opportunities for a variety of volunteers such as secondary and post-secondary students, corporate opportunities, festival events (Durham Children's Watershed Festival and Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival) and the Conservation Area Trail Stewards (CATS) program.