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About the Position
Position #: 19400
OrganizationBridges to Belonging
Position: Board Member - Board of Directors
Location: 65 Hanson Avenue, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Want to help to create a Waterloo Region where everyone belongs? So do we.

Our organization is inviting applications to join our volunteer Board of Directors. You will join a committed group of people helping to guide a small organization to make a big impact in our community.

About our organization:

Our vision is for a Waterloo Region where everyone belongs – where we value meaningful relationships, honour choices and dreams, and celebrate the uniqueness of each person.

Through our core service – Independent Facilitation – and a variety of programs and initiatives including Be at Home Creative Housing Supports, A New Chapter Caregiver Support Group, We Belong Waterloo Region, and support of the Buddy Choir, we are working towards our vision. And we need your help to get there.
Description: We are seeking people who will:
- Act as ambassadors for our organization inside the board room and out in the community
- Contribute towards strong policies and procedures and monitor organizational performance
- Help the organization in determining strategy and ensuring that strategy is pursued
- Contribute towards the financial health and sustainability of our organization through donations, participation in fundraising events and campaigns, and identifying and cultivating relationships in the community
- Ensure our activities align with our mission, vision, values, and strategic plan
- Commit to regularly attend, be prepared for, and actively participate in board meetings.

Desired Skills:
We are seeking board members who are passionate about the values of our organization and have skills in the following areas:
- Finance / Accounting
- Legal
- IT
- Communications and Fundraising
- Other skills and experiences that will enrich our organization.
Training Details: You will be matched with a board 'mentor' and provided with necessary materials to get you orientated to the organization.

Ready to apply or want more information? We invite you to get in touch with our Board Chair and Vice-Chair for next steps by sending an email.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: The Board of Directors of Bridges to Belonging meets monthly. Each meeting is 2 hours long, and you can expect 4 hours of reading, preparation, and correspondence prior to each meeting. Board members may also participate in other board committees.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees
Skill(s): Collaboration, Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving, Stewardship, Accountability, Managing Money
How to Apply
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Amy, Board Chair
Phone: 519-603-0998
Address: 65 Hanson Ave. Kitchener, N2C 2H6


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm