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• Keep informed of the operations of the organization by receiving regular reports from the Executive Director
• Review the performance of the Executive Director
• Seek and secure resources for the organization to help finance its programs
• Stay accountable to the public and funders
• Represent the organization in the community
• Participate in one of the standing committees within the Board - Human Resources, Executive, Fundraising, Board recruitment
We are currently looking for new blood to join our Board of Directors and seek to involve people from diverse backgrounds, abilities and ages, who have expertise in sectors outside the arts and can support our fundraising and strategic initiatives such as policy development, succession planning, community outreach and long term sustainability.
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.
Member-at-Large attends monthly Board meetings as well as the annual general meeting; Commits to learn the Association and its functions and responsibilities within the Hospital structure; Directs organizational operations, including policy development; Assists with fund raising projects as needed; Commits to moving up into a suitable Board position as vacancies occur; Performs other Board tasks, as required.
This rare opportunity will provide one of three interested candidates the opportunity to be mentored into the available executive positions on our non-profit board: Vice-President or President.
As a charity dedicated to improving children’s well-being and expanding their vital connections to nature through photography, we would value your experience, commitment and drive to keep our program growing!
The role of the Board is to ensure that FON establishes and maintains the trust of the community by being clear in its mission, prudent and ethical in its activities, and accountable for its actions. Meetings focus on planning, policy-making, and evaluation.
- Serve as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director as s/he develops and implements Hopewell’s strategic plan;
- Review 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;
- Stay informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports;
- Partner with the Executive Director and other board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out;
- Serve on committees or work groups and taking on special assignments;
- Represent Hopewell to stakeholders; acting as an ambassador for the organization, including supporting all fundraising efforts;
- Ensure Hopewell’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the community Hopewell serves;
- Contribute to the annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director.
Board members are community minded and key contributors to our organization.
Victor Davis 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, 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.
• Meet every two months (Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov), on the last Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. electronically or in person at the building.
Our recent strategic plan and Board skills matrix highlighted a need for board members with either legal, property management or maintenance skills who wants to make a difference in our community.
The Board of Directors is made up of 8 members who use creativity and critical thinking skills to manage the affairs of the Corporation and have a commitment to social housing and our community, and act in the interest of the organization at all times, and not in personal or other group interest. The organization carries $5 million dollars Directors and Officers Liability insurance.
The chairperson is part of the volunteer committee, and thus represents all participants as a member of the March of Dimes Canada (MODC) After Stroke volunteer team. The chairperson makes ethically sound decisions based on through understanding of the goals for each meetings, the peer support group, and MODC After Stroke values.
This role can be held by a caregiver, stroke survivor and family members.