Volunteer Opportunity – Board Member, St. Leonard’s Place Peel
St. Leonard’s Place Peel is seeking new members for our Board of Directors!
St Leonard’s Place Peel is a secular community benefit organization serving men experiencing serious mental illness, homelessness, and who have involvement with the justice system. We are seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering on our Board of Directors. Our board members share in the fulfillment of the organization’s vision, shape strategy and contribute to the fulfillment of governance responsibilities including oversight of policy development, financial processes, risk management, and regulatory compliance. Board members typically serve for a term of three years.
Community members with expertise in the areas of fundraising, policy/governance, finance, government relations and collaborative and integrated service delivery initiatives are especially welcome to apply.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Participate in setting and monitoring the strategic directions and policies of the organization;
- Ensure fiscal responsibility;
- Participate in the development of long-term plans for the organization;
- Attend and actively participate in Board meetings (approximately 10 meetings per annum held in Brampton on the 1st Monday of the month); and,
- Serve on a minimum of one committee of the board and work independently on assigned activities.
St Leonard’s Place Peel has strong Mission, Vision and Values statements. We are looking for amazing, dedicated and caring professionals who would have an interest in upholding the same. Our Mission, Vision and Values are as follows:
St. Leonard’s Place (Peel) is committed to community safety and inclusion by providing support and services to individuals at risk in a residential facility with a family-like atmosphere promoting belonging, dignity, nourishment, education, and employment opportunities.
We will be an innovative leader committed to building safe and healthier communities of inclusion that care for and value each and every individual.
Excellence, Dedication, Caring for Community, Integrity, Empathy, Inclusiveness, Respect for all and Transparency
Please visit our website: https://www.stleonardsplace.com for further information on who we are.
The application process includes submission of a letter of interest and resume, attending an interview and successful completion of a vulnerable sector criminal record check.
We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities.
Job Type: Volunteer
Please send your letter of interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org