Member-At-Large Board Position - Homewood Volunteer Association

(Homewood Health Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE0153 Last Modified: 28 Jun 2022 Last Full Update: 28 Jun 2022
Opportunity Details
ContactMartha Schuett, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Homewood Health Centre; Phone: 519-824-1010; ext 32262; Fax: 519-767-3564; Email:
DutiesThe Homewood Volunteer Association (HVA) is a registered charitable organization with a mission to support the quality of life of mental health and addiction patients at Homewood Health Centre. The Member-at-Large assists with the management of Association affairs and its governance and strategic direction. The Homewood Volunteer Association also operates the café and gift shop within the Homewood to serve patients and visitors. 
Member-at-Large attends monthly Board meetings as well as the annual general meeting; Commits to learn the Association and its functions and responsibilities within the health centre; Directs organizational operations, including policy development; Assists with management of projects undertaken by the Association; Assists with fund raising projects as needed; Commits to moving up into a suitable Board position as vacancies occur; Performs other Board tasks, as required.
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BenefitsExperience sitting on a board of directors; Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients; Opportunity to meet other volunteers from different backgrounds.
ClientsMental health and addictions.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable ForSeniors (55+) ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Health Care ; Human Resources / Interviewing ; Mentorship / Leadership
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Experience in one or more of the following areas: retail or food service experience at management or owner level; human resources expertise; accounting/bookkeeping experience; leadership roles.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) - 2 year term ; The term for the Board member is 2 years. Board members are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting held in September, or appointed by the Board of Directors to fill any vacancies in the interim. The Board currently meets virtually each month, however they may move to in-person meetings in the future.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon (4:30 - 6:30 pm (once per month)) 
Board meeting take place on Wednesdays 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. once a month and there could be time required between meetings. Schedule flexibility is required.
SeasonsYear Round ; The Board doesn't usually meet during the months of July and August unless a special meeting is necessary.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationHomewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi Street, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline22 Jul 2022
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsInterested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: 
Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Homewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St., Guelph, ON N1E 6K9 or by April 30, 2022. Please include "Board of Director application" on your letter/email. 
We are committed to ensuring our Board reflects the diversity of our community and welcome resumes from all qualified individuals.
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Organization NameHomewood Health Centre
Office Phone519-824-1010
Toll Free Phone1-866-839-2594
Address & Map
150 Delhi St
Guelph, ON N1E 6K9
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