Board Member - Legal Experience

(Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation)

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Position ID: V-GUE0147 Last Modified: 05 May 2022 Last Full Update: 05 May 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactSarah Moore, Property Management Clerk, Guelph Non Profit Housing Corporation; Phone: 519.766.1022 ext 4640; Fax: 519.837.6349; Email: sarahm@wellington.ca
DutiesAs a member of a Board of 9 community volunteers, the Board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Thursday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year. 
The Board of Directors is made up of 7 members who manage the affairs of the Corporation and are responsible for fundamental decisions concerning the development and management of social housing projects. Directors are appointed because of a demonstrated interest in the welfare of their fellow citizens and their community. Once appointed, the Director must act at all times in the interest of the Corporation and not in their personal interest or in the interests of a group with which they are associated.  
Board Members will be responsible to: 
- establish, evaluate and carry out the organization’s mission and strategic plan 
- oversee and ensure the financial health of the organization 
- ensure the organization has competent staff/management to carry out the day to day operations to meet the requirements of tenants, funders and legislation 
- direct organizational operations, including policy development and risk management 
- maintain effective relations with funders and the community at large. 
 
We are currently accepting applications from individuals with experience in the legal field.
More Info Linkhttps://www.wellington.ca/en/social-services/hs-guelphnonprofithousing.aspx
ClientsGuelph Non-Profit Housing Corporation owns and manages 512 rent-geared-to-income (RGI) units and market rent units through the social housing programmes.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Human Resources / Interviewing ; Maintenance / Repair ; Poverty & Homelessness
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Team Work ; Individuals may also have interest in social issues, capital repairs, sustainability, budgets  
 
- Knowledge of, or experience in, affordable housing management, community based programs and/or housing development. 
- Experience in marketing and communications, legal expertise, Board experience and volunteer experience.  
- Knowledge and experience in the following areas is considered an asset: understanding the legal environment, advocacy and social  
policy, human rights issues, human resources  
- Tenants of GNPHC or the County of Wellington are not eligible to sit on the Board. 
- Board members must reside in Guelph or have an invested interest in Guelph.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) - Board terms are 3 years
Interaction LevelSmall Group - A group of approximately 11 people ; The meetings are held in person three times per year (April, July & December). They are held virtually otherwise.
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesThursday: Afternoon, Evening (Board meetings start at 5:00 pm) 
 
As a member of a board of 7 community volunteers, the board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Thursday of each month, as well as attend the Annual General Meeting which takes place in December of each year.  
Tenants of GNPHC or the County of Wellington are not eligible to sit on the Board.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Location138 Wyndham St N, Guelph ON
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsCurrently seeking a Director with knowledge of the legal system, especially in the area of housing, homelessness, the non-profit sector, and housing management
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/wellingtoncounty/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/1366898/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/wellingtncounty
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/CountyofWellington
Start DateOn or after 05 May 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation
Office Phone519-766-1022
Toll Free Phone1-800-663-0750
Fax519-837-6349
E-Mailgnphconfo@wellington.ca
Websitewww.wellington.ca/en/social-services/hs-guelphnonprofithousing.aspx
Address & Map
Dominion Public Building
138 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 4E8
 
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