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Elliott Community Trustee

(Elliott Community (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE2689 Last Modified: 29 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 29 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementMake a Difference in Your Community by Joining!
ContactJulie Spinder, Executive Assistant, The Elliott Community; Phone: (519) 822-0491 ext 2270; Email:
DutiesThe role of Trustee is highly rewarding, its key responsibilities being to: 
• Ensure that the organization is governed effectively; 
• Work in partnership with the Chief Executive to ensure that the organization has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and that the organization, the Trustees and the Chief Executive are focused on achieving these; 
• Work within the Board to ensure future sustainability, in terms of the impact of activities against assessed need, and financial sustainability; 
• Ensure that the Board is monitoring performance through reports provided by the Chief Executive and senior staff; 
• To take a particular interest, or by agreement lead role, in any areas of specialist expert knowledge; 
• The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding leadership and management skills, with the ability to take a considered and clear view on strategic issues and vision; 
• Act as an ambassador for the charity and be prepared to engage in profile-raising public events and or fundraising events. 
This is a role that requires strategic vision, willingness to devote the necessary time and effort, strong independent judgement, ability to lead and work as a member of a team. As a Member of the Board of Trustees, you will carry the duties of the post with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality. 
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Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Leadership ; The Elliott Community is a charitable, not-for-profit senior’s residence offering a continuum of residential and nursing services. The home offers four lifestyle choices; independent living in Life Lease suites, supported living in our Retirement Suites, enhanced support in Retirement Plus and full nursing care in our Long Term Care residence. 
We seek people with strategic vision, independent judgement, ability to think creatively, and that are willing to speak up and willing to listen.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Appointment is a 3 year term - approved by Guelph City Council.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; 11 members serve on the Board of Trustees.
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesThursday: Evening 
Board Meetings are held the first (1st) Thursday of every month, excluding June, July and August at 6:00pm.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Location170 Metcalfe Street, Guelph, Ontario
Number of PositionsGuelph: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationNear public transit
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Start DateOn or after 01 May 2021
Display Until31 Dec 2021
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Organization NameElliott Community (The)
Office Phone519-822-0491
Address & Map
170 Metcalfe St
Guelph, ON N1E 4Y3
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