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Board Member

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Board Member
Date Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017
Organization Name: Dufferin Parent Support Network
Organization Contact: Laura LaRocca
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Make a positive difference in the lives of children and families in our community. This position offers an excellent opportunity to apply your skills and talents in support of parents in our community. The Canadian Longitudinal Study of 22,500 children and youth demonstrates that ineffective parenting is 10 times as powerful in predicting behaviour problems as socio-economic barriers such as poverty.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
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Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall management of DPSN, including developing policies and direction for the organization. As a member of our board, you will attend daytime meetings ten times per year (September to June) and committee meetings and special events as required.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Orangeville 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: Monday, June 30, 2025
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: Knowledge about Dufferin County communities and services.
Strong decision-making skills.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Experience with not-for-profit or as a board member would be an asset.
Fundraising expertise would be an asset.
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