Board Member

(Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions, Collingwood)

Position ID: V-CWD0396 Last Modified: 12 Jul 2021 Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactKathy Dudley, Board Chair, Simcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions; Phone: 705-795-1395 * 705-444-1844; Fax: 705-444-4782; Email:
DutiesSimcoe Peer Support (SPS) is currently seeking applications for the volunteer Board of Directors  
We are seeking individuals 19+ yrs of age with some knowledge of Board Governance in the Not For Profit sector, additional knowledge of health system and small business finance would be an asset. Preference will be given to individuals or family members living with mental health and/or addictions.  
Our Board meets bi-monthly (6 per year). Board meetings are scheduled to develop policies and procedure, future programming, review financials, and to address and support any concerns staff members may have.  
Simcoe Peer Support is a self-help, peer support and resource centre for individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or addiction concerns. Our mission is to provide and promote wellness and recovery. SPS accomplishes this through peer support, advocacy, self help, education and building partnerships within the community.
More Info
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Therapy
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance - An asset, but not necessary ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills - An asset ; Confidentiality - A must ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment Length3 year term
Interaction LevelSmall Group - 7 board members
Dates and TimesThe Board meets 6 times/yr at 3pm - 430pm at 41 Elgin st Collingwood
SeasonsYear Round ; Meet every other month
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
Organization NameSimcoe Peer Support for Mental Health and Addictions, Collingwood
Office Phone705-444-1844
Address & Map
41 Elgin St, Unit 201
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3L6