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About the Position
Position #: 18814
OrganizationThe Literacy Group of Waterloo Region
Position: Board Member
Location: 151 Frederick St, Suite 200, Kitchener, ON
Impact Statement: We seek new Board members who are: passionate about literacy, able to devote the time necessary to meet strategic plan goals, goal oriented with strong commitment to achieve objectives; FINANCE PROFESSIONALS with a knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and a minimum of three years in a financial role at a mid to senior level.
Description: As a Board Member you will be responsible for: directing the organization according to its by-laws, Letters Patent, providing direction to the Executive Director, formulating and approving board policy and strategic plans, assisting with, participating on committees as needed; As a Finance professional, you will use your financial skills and experience to provide support and advice to the Executive Director and Board Treasurer. You will assist them with developing the budget and monitoring adherence to that budget through the organization's financial statements.
Requirements: Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Orientation to the position and organization will be provided.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: 4 - 6 hours a month.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s): Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Systems Thinking, Strategic Thinking
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Carol Risidore
Phone: 519-743-6090 Ext. 226
Address: 151 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2H 2M2
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151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm