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Volunteer Board of Directors Member

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Board of Directors Member
Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Organization Name: Caledon\Dufferin Victim Services
Organization Contact: Gail Smith
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: We are seeking passionate community members to become involved in our Board of Directors. A position on the CDVS Board of Directors is meaningful way to make a difference and give back to your community in a leadership role.
Type of Organization: Public Service
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Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Board members represent the diversity and interests of the people of The Town of Caledon and the County of Dufferin. The work of the Board helps guide the organization and focuses on governance, strategic direction and accountability.
Board members are community residents and are elected for a term of three years. The Board meets between 6-10 times a year on a weekday evening for approximately 2-3 hours per session. Most of the meetings are held virtually but the Directors try to meet in person at least twice per year. New Board members will be oriented to Policy Governance. Community focus and relevant experience or expertise will be considered regardless of previous board experience.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Friday, August 30, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Telephone Support
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Emergency Services / Crisis Services / Legal
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: Community focus and relevant experience or expertise will be considered regardless of previous board experience.
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