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Job Number:  41668
Board Member
Job Posted: Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018
(in 100 days)
Hamilton & District Extend-A-Family
Region: Hamilton area Type: Part time
Location: Hamilton Salary: (not entered)

Hamilton & District Extend-A-Family (EAF) is a non-profit community service, providing social opportunities and friendship to children with special needs while providing respite to their families.


EAF is seeking a volunteer Board Member who is passionate about giving back to the community, meeting like-minded professionals, and gaining experience in the area of not-for-profit governance.


As a member of the Board you will utilize your existing skills to support the organization’s work and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by EAF’s Executive Director, the Board-Executive Director relationship is a partnership, and the Board Members serve as trusted advisors who assist with the development and implementation of the strategic plan.



  • Utilize experience and expertise to provide guidance and direction to the Executive Director
  • Organize fundraising initiatives that credibly solicit donations from organizations or individuals
  • Act as an advocate and ambassador for Extend-A-Family to secure partnerships and resources that will advance the organization’s overall mission
  • Monitor the organization’s programs and services
  • Ensure strong fiduciary oversight and financial management
  • Assist in short-term and long-term strategic planning
  • Review and revise governance policies
  • Be actively engaged and able to dedicate time each month for meeting preparation and attendance



  • Management or professional experience in either fundraising, communications, public relations, legal, accounting, finance, marketing
  • Strong communications skills
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Inclusive team player
  • Experience serving on a non-profit Board or willingness to learn about non-profit governance


Additional Information

  • Time commitment is approximately 2 hours per month
  • The Board typically meets every third Tuesday at 6:30pm
  • Term length is a minimum of 1 year


If you would like to contribute your time, talent and energy to assist in governing and creating a vision for our organization, please contact Greta Peso at 905-383-2885 ext 105 or send your resume to 


Thank you for your interest! We’re excited to learn more about you. We value diversity and welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications via email or mail to the following address:
Contact Details:
Hamilton & District Extend-A-Family
293 Wellington Street North
Unit 111
Hamilton, ON, L8L 8E7

Tel: 905 383 2885 ext 105
www:   extendafamilyhamilton.synthasite.com/

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