Volunteer Posting 1106

Director of Strategic Initiatives
CreativeHub 1352
Halton / Peel area
Mississauga, Ontario
4 to 8 hours per week
closes in 23 days (Tue, 28 Feb)

CreativeHub 1352 is looking for a Director of Strategic Initiatives  to join our Board of Directors and support the current Chair, providing oversight on the organization’s strategic direction, board governance, and fiduciary health. 

 

CreativeHub 1352 is a non-profit, charitable, community-driven organization which exists for the advancement of community cultural development through the arts, heritage, and environmental sciences. CreativeHub 1352 is one of many groups vital to the reuse of the Small Arms Inspection Building, a historically significant site, owned and operated by the City of Mississauga. As a community programming partner, we deliver a mix of programs, projects, education, and events that foster collaboration, engage the community, and enrich people's lives. All proceeds are reinvested to support community arts, heritage and environmental programs.

 

Role of Director of Strategic Initiatives :

 

The CreativeHub 1352 Director of Strategic Initiatives  is an executive and voting member of the Board of Directors and appointed in a manner consistent with the bylaws of the organization. CreativeHub 1352’s Director of Strategic Initiatives  works collaboratively with the Chair, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff to support the Board.

 

Areas of Responsibility:

 

The Director of Strategic Initiatives  oversees and advises the CreativeHub 1352 Board on strategic direction and is responsible for:

  • Assist the Board in providing oversight on CreativeHub 1352’s strategic direction, board governance, and fiduciary health;
  • Participate actively in Board meetings and the governance of CreativeHub 1352 through formulation, review and execution oversight of the business decisions guiding the overall direction of CreativeHub 1352;
  • Provide oversight as it relates to relationships with key stakeholders, legal council, charitable status, and capital fundraising;
  • Assist officers in identifying volunteers and future Board members;
  • Foster forward thinking while supporting CreativeHub 1352’s mission, goals, policies, programs, strengths and needs;
  • Monitor programs and activities for relevance, mission alignment and achievement of expected outcomes;
  • Act in place of the Chair when required;
  • Serve as a member of the Executive and Finance Committees;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chair;
  • Fulfil other general Board duties as required.

Qualifications 

 

  • Ability to think strategically and to guide CreativeHub 1352 into the future;
  • Knowledge and skills in Board governance: policy, finance, advocacy;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with the Board members, staff, and external partners;
  • Understanding and awareness of professional and business issues pertinent to CreativeHub 1352;
  • An ability to commit the time required to fulfil the responsibilities described;
  • Relevant College and/‚Äčor University degree or applicable experience;
  • Volunteer Board Experience is an asset.

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