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Board of Directors

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Board of Directors
Date Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Organization Name: Hospice Dufferin
Organization Contact: Maureen Riedler
519 942 3313 ext. 1
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: We are currently taking applicationa for community members who are interested in the governance of Hospice Dufferin. We are seekimg members with skills in the area of HR, Legal, Health Care Administration and Advocacy, Health and Safety and/or IT. This is a great opportunity to give back and support our community.
Type of Organization: Health-related Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: The Board of Directors is responsible for governance of the organization. The Board helps set the strategic plan for the organization and ensures the success of the plan and organization.
Hospice Dufferin board members assist in fundraising for the agency.
The Board meets once a month, and then Board members will attend a committee meeting of their choosing once a month or quarterly as well. Board members also are aksed to assist with fundraising events (such as Hike for Hospice).
Sample Tasks: Board of Directors are responsible for the governance of the agency. The main responsibilities of nonprofit boards:

Establish mission and purpose.
Support, hire and evaluate the executive director.
Set policies and ensure effective planning.
Monitor quality of programs and services.
Ensure adequate financial resources.
Protect assets and provide proper financial oversight.
Enhance the organization’s public exposure
Dates & Times:
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
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:
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Friday, September 27, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for seniors / older adults
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Hospital / Health / Medical
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
Skills / Experience: Board experience an asset but Board training will be provided.
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