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Dufferin Child and Family Foundation - Board Member

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Dufferin Child and Family Foundation - Board Member
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Organization Name: Dufferin Child and Family Services
Organization Contact: Kristi Bhogal
519-941-1530 x284
kristi.bhogal@dcafs.on.ca
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: We are seeking individuals with diverse life experiences and an interest in giving back to your community. Individuals with experience in the following key areas are strongly encouraged to apply:
• governance
• community or corporate fund raising
• public relations or marketing
• knowledge of grant proposal applications
• financial acumen
• knowledge and contacts in the community
• knowledge and appreciation of the work of DCAFS and its critical importance in the community
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link: http://www.dcafs.on.ca
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: This new foundation will focus on raising funds to support innovative and urgently needed programs and supports that are not government funded for children, youth and families receiving service from Dufferin Child and Family Services. A foundation has been formed to further solidify and strengthen the essential fundraising and granting that the Dufferin Children’s Fund has undertaken for Dufferin Child and Family Services for many years.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the premier achievements of the Dufferin Child and Family Foundation. By joining the foundation on its first Board of Directors, you will help launch the foundation and set momentum for the successful growth of the Board, developing policies and strategic directions. Together, as a Board, you will oversee strategic directions, monitor performance, quality and risk to ensure sustainable operations. You will engage in generative dialogue and plan fundraising initiatives that will enhance the lives of those served by Dufferin Child and Family Services.
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: Yes
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
Skills / Experience:
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