Volunteer Posting 1459

Board Member
Rise and Shine
Work From Home - Halton / Peel area
less than 2 hours per week
closing today (Thu, 29 Feb)


Board Member for a 2-year renewable term


Organization: Rise and Shine

Date Posted: Dec 2023

Area: Peel Region

Location: Ontario

Country: Canada

Primary Category: Board Member

Type of Position: Volunteer


Our Organization:


Rise and Shine is a registered not-for-profit organization that works with the Peel community to help families: including Parents and students.



About you:

Are you a community leader? Subject matter expert? Have a professional designation? Consider joining our Board of Directors! If you have the passion, conviction, and a desire to see families thrive, bring your experience and unique skills to our Board table.


Position Description:

  • Assist in formulating and establishing strategic plans, goals, and the annual budget
  • To help establish and support a governance structure to carry out the Board’s work in overseeing, monitoring and evaluating the organization’s operations
  • To attend Board Meetings, special meetings and the Annual General Meeting of Rise and Shine .
  • Previous experience of serving on the Board of a not-for-profit or charity is preferred. Currently, serving on another board is considered an asset.
  • To participate on one or more Board’s working Committees.
  • To conduct yourself professionally at all times and maintain a positive working relationship with other Board members and the staff of Rise and Shine.
  • To speak positively of and enhance the image of Rise and Shine.
  • Be comfortable connecting with community members and/or have a large personal network.
  • Fundraising experience is an asset but not mandatory.


Some useful additional information follows:


Term: Two(2) years and may be extended for one (1) additional term of two years.

A Board Director’s term typically begins at the Annual General Meeting.


Meetings: The Board shall meet between ten (10) to twelve (12) times a year, for typically around two (2) hours. In addition to attendance at and preparation for meetings, Directors are expected to participate via email and telephone dialogues on various matters that arise between and as a result of the meetings.


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