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Member-At-Large Board Position - Homewood Volunteer Association

(Homewood Health Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE0153 Last Modified: 05 Jan 2021 Last Full Update: 05 Jan 2021
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. It provides a range of services to enhance patient experience at the Homewood Health Centre. Homewood Health Centre is a mental health and addiction centre in Guelph, Ontario. The Member-at-Large assists with the management of the Association affairs and its governance and strategic direction. 
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 Hospital structure; Directs organizational operations, including policy development; 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 ; Human Resources / Interviewing ; Mental Health / Addictions
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Experience in any of the following fields: 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.
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.
SeasonsYear Round ; The Board doesn't usually meet during the months of July and August unless a special meeting is necessary.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location150 Delhi Street, Guelph
Number of PositionsGuelph: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline04 Mar 2021
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsPlease send a cover letter and resume to: Coordinator of Volunteer Services, Homewood Health Centre, 150 Delhi St., Guelph, ON N1E 6K9 or by October 30, 2020. 
Also, Agency interview, references and TB Skin test required.
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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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