Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

CPCC Seeking a Volunteer Board of Director

Volunteer, Board of Director

The Caledon Parent-Child Centre (CPCC) is a non-profit community service organization that provides support, resources and education that strengthen families and promote the optimal development of children. The Centre serves families and caregivers with young children, primarily from birth to six years of age. The CPCC has been serving Caledon and the surrounding area since 1987 with a base location in Bolton. A mobile unit and rented space provide programs and services to families in six other locations throughout Caledon.

Position Summary
The Board of Directors of the Caledon Parent-Child Centre is a policy-making Board. Board Members participate in governance and decision-making, which ultimately determines the strategic directions and priorities for services established within the mission and mandate of the organization. The Board is currently seeking candidates to replace Board members who have reached the end of their term.

Duties & Responsibilities

Participate in setting the directions and policies of the organization to ensure that the needs of Caledon families and children are met;
Ensure fiscal responsibility and monitor funding in accordance with the organization’s mandate;
Play an active role in advising and supporting the Executive Director at Board and Committee meetings;
Participate in the development of long-term plans for the organization;
Attend and actively participate in Board meetings (Approximately 10 meetings per annum – fourth Monday of the month. Meetings are held in Bolton.);
Serve on a minimum of one Board Committee and work independently on assigned activities;
Support fundraising projects and activities.
Qualifications & Experience

Experience in one or more of the following areas: Governance/Risk Management, Legal, Fundraising, Community Outreach/Communications.
Commitment to the mandate and purpose of the organization
Strong problem-solving, decision-making, and community leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Team player
Non-profit experience is an asset.
Candidates must participate in an interview and nominating process. Criminal Records Check will be conducted.

To apply, please email your resume and letter of interest by Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 4 p.m.

For more information, contact:
Shelly Sargent
Manager of Community Relations & Volunteers
Caledon Parent-Child Centre/Ontario Early Years Centre
150 Queen St. S.

Fax: (905) 857-0107

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About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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