Director (non profit Board)

(Community Connection, Collingwood - Campbell St, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre)

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Position ID: V-CWD0408 Last Modified: 29 Apr 2021 Last Full Update: 29 Apr 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactJennifer Parker, Board Secretary, Community Connection; Email:
DutiesCreating and improving access to services for all members of our diverse community, including those of different race, culture, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability and age.  
We encourage all qualified individuals to apply including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who will contribute to the diversity of the Board of Directors that is reflective of the communities we serve.  
Candidates with experience, knowledge and skills in the following areas will be prioritized: 
* Community Needs and Community Development 
* Experience Using the 211 Service 
* Communications/Marketing 
* Strategic Planning 
* Non-profit Governance 
* Finance 
* Human Resources
ClientsOur social mission, “creating and improving access to services for people”, directs the work of the agency and influences our core commitment to be innovative and have a positive social impact within the communities we serve.  
How we do this: 
⮚Service navigation to support people impacted by life’s challenges and in need information, referrals, assistance, advocacy and/or crisis intervention 
⮚Extensive databases of community, social services, health care and government programs 
⮚Data sharing related to unmet needs and service gaps to support collaborative, forward planning 
⮚Addressing barriers to social inclusion for seniors through connections to social activities, programming and volunteering opportunities 
⮚Partner member of the South Georgian Bay Ontario Health Team
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthOur Board consists of up to 9 members who are elected for a two-year term. A Director may be re-elected for a total of 3 terms, or 6 years. Our Board typically meets 6 times a year and hosts an AGM mid-year.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Dates and TimesBoard Meetings are typically 2 hours each month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
End Date14 May 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Connection, Collingwood - Campbell St, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Office PhoneHelpline: 2-1-1 
Administration: 705-444-0040
Toll Free PhoneHelpline: 1-866-743-7818
Address & Map
Collingwood Common Roof/Rotary Community Hub
199 Campbell St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4J9
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Mailing AddressPO Box 683 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 4E8