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|Position Title||Organization / Program Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Board or Committee Member||Oakville Literacy Council, Oakville Public Library - Woodside Branch||1. Promoting the objectives of the Council
2. Promoting membership and community partnerships with the Council
3. Actively participating in the process of developing and implementing the Councils policies, rules and regulations
4. Actively participating in developing and implementing strategic plans, determining long and short-term goals, and monitoring success in achieving them, particularly as they pertain to maintaining financial sustainability
5. Monitoring and strengthening the effectiveness of programs consistent with Council’s mission.
6. Ensuring adequate financial resources for the organization to fulfill its mission.
7. Protecting assets, providing proper financial oversight and developing annual budget
8. Building and maintaining a competent board
9. Ensuring legal and ethical integrity, adhering to legal standards and ethical norms – appointing legal counsel and auditors as needed
10. Assisting in maintaining a minimum level of fundraising
- Board Members must participate on at least one committee
- Committee members are expected to lead smaller groups with defined descriptions and goals
- Serve as a spokesperson/ambassador for the organization, promoting community engagement and support of the organization
|Board of Directors||STRIDE, Milton - Head Office & North Halton Worksite||The Board of Directors meet 7 times a year. A two year commitment is needed. Volunteer should have an interest in assisting STRIDE and help provide direction in the services provided by the agency.||STRIDE offices - Milton, Oakville & Acton||Not Required|
|Board of Directors; Committee Members (various), Volunteer Facilitators||Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children (The)||Attend monthly board meetings (Mondays), support the fundraising committee, particularly need education/youth organizational, marketing, medical, HR, communications professionals if possible from Burlington, Mississauga, Brampton. Directors network for the organization and actively participate in one standing committee best suited to their interests/skills.
Other opportunities exist in support of various committees, notably fundraising and outreach.
Frequent training program available for volunteer group facilitators.
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville||Not Required|
|Board of Directors / President||Parkview Childrens Centre, Oakville - Lakeshore Rd - The Lakeshore School, Licensed Child Care Centre||- Provides general leadership to the Board
- Fosters strong working relationships with other Board members and the Executive Director
- Strives to maintain an effective Board culture to ensure a higher performing team capable of fulfilling its responsibilities
- Ensures organizational policies and procedures are followed
- Acts as chairperson for Board meetings; helps mediate and guide board discussions; and assists in achieving consensus.
- Drives the strategic direction of Parkview
- Has signing authority for financial and legal matters
- Ideally has a legal background (not required) and previous not-for-profit Board experience
|Meetings take place between three sites that are located in Burlington and Oakville||Required|
|Board Member||Oakville Chamber Orchestra||We are looking for board members interested in a hands-on operating role in the following areas:
- Website Management
Our organization is located in Oakville. These positions require a commitment of about 2 - 3 hours weekly and we have board meetings every 2 months.
Application Process: Contact General Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Trafalgar and QEW, Oakville|
|Board Director||Independent Living Halton, Deborah's Home and Attendant Outreach||Regularly attend and participate in board monthly meetings. Read, review materials that involve the corporation, especially board minutes, reports, and any literature that involves the corporation. Exercise a fiduciary responsibility for the assets, finances and investments of the corporation and exercise due diligence, care and caution as if handling one’s own personal finances.||Milton, Ontario||Required|
|Board Member||Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Responsible for effective governance of the organization. LDAH Board is responsible for setting overall direction, establishing long range plans, monitoring HR requirements of ED and fundraising.
Developing public image of the Association & providing leadership. Strategic planning and fundraising experience an asset. Corporate connections considered an invaluable asset.
Board members are required to take an active role in carrying out the activities of the association.
|LDAH office and remote access|
|Friends of the Library Board Member||Friends of the Oakville Public Library, Mailing Address||The responsibilities of the Member-at-Large position are not onerous. The position requires that the person attends the monthly meeting of the Executive of the Friends of the Library Board (there are no meetings held in July and August). Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm at the main library.
The member will participate in discussions which are focused on library advocacy and how to raise monies in order to provide extras which the OPL staff specify and which are not covered by the regular OPL budget.
There is a possibility of accepting further responsibilities as opportunities occur throughout the year.
Assistance at the semi-annual book sale is strongly encouraged.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville Public Library - 120 Navy Street, Oakville ON||Not Required|
|Board Member||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Attend monthly board meetings. Participate in sub committee activities focused on strategic development of programs and funding opportunities. Community Outreach and education.||895 Brant St., Unit 3, Burlington||Required|
|Board Member - Treasurer||Oakville Chamber Orchestra||We are looking for an accredited accountant to act as a volunteer Treasurer. The Treasurer is responsible for the administration of the financial affairs
of the Orchestra and shall:
(a) receive and account for all the Orchestra’s funds, including but not limited to Member fees, Subscriber fees, ticket sales,donations, grants;
(b) manage account or accounts in the name of the Orchestra with four signing officers of record, two (2) out of four (4) to sign all cheques [President, Treasurer, General Manager and
other Director as agreed to by the Board];
(c) deposit all money received on the Orchestra’s behalf to the credit
of that account or accounts, investing funds appropriately which
are not immediately required for expense as the Board approves;
(d) produce an annual balanced and debt-free operating budget in
keeping with the Board’s plans and disburse the money as the Board directs;
(e) remit the required payments and reimburse Directors for any reasonable expenses incurred on
behalf of the Orchestra and within the approved annual budget
(g) provide monthly financial reports to the Board and an annual financial statement to the Board and Members at the AGM as at the end of each fiscal year (July 31).
|Adults aged 18 and up||St. Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville|
|Board member||Musikay, Mailing Address||- Actively support the organization's vision, mandate and activities
- Attend board meetings and ensemble events
- Promote toe ensemble
- Seek and develop the financial resources needed for the growth of the ensemble
|Downtown and/or North Oakville||Not Required|
|Board Member||Halton Food for Thought, School Nutrition Programs||Board Members are responsible for governance and strategy for Halton Food for Thought (HFFT) and will support the agency in achieving its mission and vision. HFFT's Board is a governance board that works in collaboration with the Executive Director to build policy and strategy for the agency.
Members meet bi-monthly for full board meetings (the last Friday of the month) and monthly for sub-committee meetings. We require a 5-10 hour commitment to the agency which includes reading of documents before meetings as well as actual meeting times. Board members will be asked to attend HFFT programs and events from time to time and to promote our annual fundraiser and gala.
|All of Halton Region, with Board meetings held in Burlington||Required|
|Board Member - Quality||Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels||As a board member you will offer advice and guidance to the Executive Director and fellow board members on various quality and safety issues, as well the general duties of a board member.
I.e. ensuring the ongoing evaluation on the direction and mission of Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels.
Maintaining the financial integrity of the agency.
Evaluation the agencies operations and effectiveness.
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Where board rooms available: Sir J. Colbourne centre; United Way office, Speers Rd.||Required|
|Director of Development||Oakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing Address||Together with the Board of Directors, the Director of Development oversees the OGSA’s global development strategy; responsible for coordinating development programs for Coaches, Junior Umpires and Athletes, helping implement Long Term Player Development (LTPD) principles and Best Practices, while acting as liaison between the OGSA divisions.
Key tasks include:
- Develop in-depth comprehension of Softball Canada’s Long Term Player Development (LTPD) and working knowledge of LTPD Best Practices
- Enlist knowledge of LTPD to make recommendations and assist with the planning and advancement of internal Development initiatives
- Conduct annual review of Development initiatives and performance within the OGSA divisions, Make recommendations for improved program performance based on LTPD Best Practices
- Advise President and OGSA Board on contemporary LTPD advancements
- Oversee the implementation of LTPD Clinics
- Workshops and Training such as Advanced Training (ATP)
- Player Development Clinics, Group Practices, Junior Umpires, Coaches-NCCP and Colour Your Dream-PWSA
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Oakville, and some nearby cities.||Required|
|Vice President of House League||Oakville Girls Softball Association, Mailing Address||Together with the OGSA Board of Directors, the Vice President of House League will manage the day to day operation, promotion and planning of the House division; liaise with relevant interlock associations, develop internal programs and promote grassroots involvement within the community.
The Vice President may perform other duties such as overseeing special projects and committees that may occasionally be requested by the Board of Directors.
Key functions include:
- Prepare and present fiscal year operating budget
- Supervise and support division convenors
- Identify and recruit coaches for the House League divisions
- Coordinate with league Registrar to prepare player draft for each division
- Facilitate training programs for players & coaches
- Undertake seasonal review of league operation, policies & procedures, rules and programs, make recommendations for future improvement
- Participate in resolving House League matters of conflict and dispute.
|Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Oakville, and some nearby cities||Required|
|NCCA Board Member||North Central Community Association, Brant Hills Community Centre||Attend monthly meetings||Adults aged 18 and up||Brant Hills Community Center, Burlington||Required|
|Volunteer Board Members||Links2Care, Oakville Office (Oakville/ Burlington/ Milton/ Mississauga), Community Social Services Programs||Interested Applicants should be committed to active participation in bi-monthly board meetings and sub committees. Committee meetings may be held on a monthly or quarterly basis. Board meetings are scheduled every other month at locations within the Halton Region.||various||Required|
|Board Member and Tutor||Literacy North Halton, Adult Learning Centre Georgetown, Literacy and Basic Skills||Usually a commitment of at least 3 hours per week for volutneer tutor. Daytime or evenings Monday to Thursdays. Training takes place twice per year. Please look on website www.literacynh.org for more information.
Application for board membership is accepted when the board needs new members. Please send email to request application. Members meet Tuesday evenings once a month, and are also required to participate in other activites in relation to fundraising and outreach. Candidates are interviewed for the position.
|North Halton area||Not Required|