Volunteer Board member

(Victor Davis Memorial Court Non Profit Homes)

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Position ID: V-GUE3320 Last Modified: 01 Jun 2022 Last Full Update: 01 Jun 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementTenant well being - community member & legal
ContactEllie Montgomery, Property Administrator, Victor Davis Non-Profit; Phone: 519 821-7518; Email: ellie@victordavishomes.ca
DutiesBoard members are community minded and key contributors to our organization. Our recent strategic plan and Board skills matrix highlighted a need for two board members - one member with legal skills and one member who has knowledge of the community, especially in The Ward, who want to make a difference.  
 
Our Board is made up of 8 volunteer Directors who use creativity and critical thinking skills to manage the affairs of the Corporation and have a commitment to social housing, our community and act as stewards of the organization at all times, and not in a personal or other group interest. We carry $5 million dollars Directors and Officers Liability insurance. 
 
Board Members establish, evaluate and carry out our 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 operations, including policy development and risk management , maintain effective relations with funders and the community, acting on committees with fellow board and community members.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Gender Equality ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Reduced Inequality ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Responsible Consumption and Production ; Climate Action ; Partnerships to achieve the Goal
More Info Linkwww.victordavishomes.ca
BenefitsContribute to the well being of tenants in non-profit housing, reduction in carbon footprint, ensuring legal compliance and contribute your leadership, teamwork and management skills
ClientsVictor Davis Non-Profit Homes is a 114 unit non-profit apartment building with family and accessible units near downtown Guelph at 87 Neeve Street
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance - General knowledge of finances ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Team work ; Confidentiality ; Creativity - Strategic thinking ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership - leadership to the Board on energy management issues/legal issues ; Planning & Organizing - interested in development project for new affordable housing ; Research - innovation/ legal issues, community issues ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work - work on committees with other board members as needed ; Board members are community minded and key contributors to our organization. The Board is considering beginning a development project to add new affordable housing units. 
 
Applicants with an interest and experience in legal matters related to housing are encouraged to apply
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group - One of Eight volunteer Directors ; Board members establish, evaluate and carry out our 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 operations, including policy development and risk management , maintain effective relations with funders and the community, acting on committees with fellow board and community members
Minimum Hours4 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Evening (every second month) 
 
Meetings January-March-May-July-September-November either virtually (zoom) or at the building at 87 Neeve Street, Guelph
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance - This can be made available for on site meetings ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Great opportunity for Professionals on Board
Location87 Neeve Street, Guelph and meetings virtually at this time
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Tour of the building facilities, Board Member manual ; Training on-going - identify training desired and we work together to accomplish this
TransportationNear public transit
CostNone
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 01 Jun 2022
Display Until29 Mar 2023
Agency Details
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Organization NameVictor Davis Memorial Court Non Profit Homes
Office Phone519-821-7518
Fax519-821-9807
E-Mailoffice@victordavishomes.ca
Websitewww.wellington.ca/en/social-services/HSVictorDavis.aspx
Address & Map
87 Neeve St
Guelph, ON N1E 6Z5
 
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