Director, Board of Directors

(Guelph Nonprofit Housing Corporation)

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Position ID: V-GUE1614 Last Modified: 13 Nov 2020 Last Full Update: 13 Nov 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactSarah Fitt, Property Management Clerk, Guelph Non-Profit Housing; Phone: 519-766-1022 ext 4640; Email: sarahf@wellington.ca
DutiesAs a member of a board of 7 community volunteers, the board member will attend monthly Board meetings that take place on the last Tuesday 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. The Directors hold office until the third annual meeting following their appointment or until a successor is appointed; 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.
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 ; Human Resources / Interviewing ; Poverty & Homelessness
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; - 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.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) - Board terms are 3 years
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesThursday: Afternoon (Meeting starts 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 November of each year. 
Tenants of GNPHC or the County of Wellington are not eligible to sit on the Board.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Meetings are now held via teleconference as a result of the ongoing pandemic
Location138 Wyndham St N, Guelph, ON
Number of PositionsGuelph: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Board and agency orientations are provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsCurrently seeking a Director with knowledge of housing, homelessness, the non-profit sector, housing management, legal expertise, and experience with affordable/social housing.
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/wellingtoncounty/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/1366898/
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Display Until01 Feb 2022
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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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