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About the Position
Position #: 19445
OrganizationSocial Development Centre Waterloo Region
Position: Board Members - Board of Directors
Location: 23 Water Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: We are envision a fair and equitable access to social, economic and political life for everyone in Waterloo Region by supporting all voices in creation of community wide solutions and making sure that lived experience is the basis for collective action.
Description: The Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region is recruiting Board Members to begin during their General Election in June 2018.

Board of Directors provide oversight and support for the operations and strategic planning of the Centre, and at this particular moment in time working hard to ensure sustainability of the work and longevity of the legacy that our late Executive Director, Trudy Beaulne, has left us.

We are seeking to fill the positions with your expertise and experience, in particular, if you have:
Understanding of the role played by independent community organizations and advocacy groups with lived experience;
Keen interest in ensuring an inclusive and just community with a healthy non-profit charitable sector;
Previous Board experience with non-profits; and/or
Expertise in any of the following areas: legal, fundraising, marketing, social enterprise, and/or public relations.
Training Details: Orientation and Board Policy Manuals are provided to all new Directors.
Working Conditions: Meetings at the Centre, work done over email and phone, occasional participation in meetings and conferences outside of the Centre.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Monthly Board meetings; committee meetings as determined and participation in community events depending on interest and availability.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Events/Fundraising, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s): Public and Media Relations, Change Management, Systems Thinking, Fund Development, Motivate Others, Strategic Thinking
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Aleksandra Petrovic
Phone: 519-579-3800
Address: 23 Water Street North Kitchener, N2H 4A5


Volunteer Action Centre
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