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Board Member, Board Committee Member

(Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office)

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Position ID: V-GUE2779 Last Modified: 07 Apr 2021 Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactCandace Hurlock, Executive Assistant, Family & Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County; Phone: (519) 824-2410 ext 4112; Email:
DutiesThe Board of Directors provides high-level leadership and governance by providing oversight of the organization's operations, performance, and outcomes.
More Info
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
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Translation & Languages ; Writing & Editing ; We are committed to having our Board represent our community with a broad mix of experience, knowledge, and skills. We are particularly interested in the broad perspectives that people with diverse abilities, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and ethnicity would bring. Orientation and mentorship will be provided and training is available.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon, Evening (Where possible, committees begin at 5-5:30 pm.) 
Board applicants must be able to attend meetings in Guelph on the first Wednesday evening of each month and participate on one committee for a total of approximately 4-6 hours per month, plus meeting preparation time. Committee applicants are asked to commit to approximately 2-3 hours a month, plus meeting preparation time.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; All meetings are held virtually at this time.
Number of PositionsAberfoyle ; Arthur ; Elora ; Erin ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Rockwood 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline12 Apr 2021
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPlease visit our website for details on Family and Children's Services and the application process to our Board. Applications are available on the website.
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Display Until19 Apr 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameFamily and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County, Guelph - Eramosa Rd - Head Office
Office Phone519-824-2410
Toll Free Phone1-800-265-8300
Fax519-763-9628 ; Shelldale 519-766-4537
Address & Map
Family and Children's Services Head Office
275 Eramosa Rd
Guelph, ON N1E 2M7
View MapQuest Map
Mailing AddressBox 1088 
Guelph, ON N1H 6N3