Board Member

(Hopewell Children's Homes, Ariss)

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Position ID: V-GUE2767 Last Modified: 20 Feb 2018 Last Full Update: 20 Feb 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactKim Rodrigues, Executive Director, Hopewell Children's Homes; Phone: (519) 836-9641 ext 224; Email:
DutiesThe Board will support the work of Hopewell and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the Executive Director, the Board-ED relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities include: 
• Approves Hopewell’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities;  
• Serving as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as s/he develops and implements Hopewell’s strategic plan; 
• Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by Hopewell for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings;  
• Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports; 
• Partnering with the Executive Director and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out; 
• Serving on committees or work groups and taking on special assignments; 
• Representing Hopewell to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization, including supporting all fundraising efforts; 
• Ensuring Hopewell’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the community Hopewell serves; and 
• Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Evening 
Board meets 8 times per year. Additional meetings as required for committee work.
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsGuelph: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 20 Feb 2018
Display Until01 Jul 2018
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Organization NameHopewell Children's Homes, Ariss
Office Phone519-836-9641
Address & Map
5651 Wellington Rd 86, RR 1
Ariss, ON N0B 1B0
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