Volunteer Posting 1501

Board Directors
Dixiebloor Neighborhood Centre
Halton / Peel area
3650 Dixie Road, Suite 103, Mississauga, Ontario, L4Y 3V9
flexible / as needed
closes in 27 days (Wed, 20 Mar)

Job description 

POSTING FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE 

DBNC (Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre) is seeking individuals to serve on its volunteer Governance Board of Directors. A successful applicant would join a dynamic team of individuals from various backgrounds and sectors who are passionate in ensuring that DBNC remains a strong and effective organization that helps all individuals through our multi-faceted; multi-lingual services. 
All applicants must support our Mission and Vision, provide thoughtful and strategic leadership, and be committed to the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

“Our Mission is to enhance quality of life with impactful services and engaging programs that build stronger and progressive communities". 

DBNC is committed to the development of an agency that reflects the diversity within the Region of Peel and the clients we serve, including newcomers, refugees, international students, families and youth. We are currently seeking applicants who: 

  • Are members of under-represented groups 
  • Through either lived experience, work, or volunteer activities, understand issues important to vulnerable or marginalized community members such as disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, low income, homelessness, youth, newcomers and seniors. 
  • Have a commitment to DEI 
  • Have previous Governance Board experience and / or understand the role / responsibilities of a Board member 

This position is open to all individuals. This includes Trans individuals, cisgender women / men, and non-binary people. 

Commitment of Successful Applicants: 

  • Attendance at monthly Board Meetings (first Tuesday of each month - 1.5 hours + prep time). 
  • Attendance at the Annual General Meeting in September and other DBNC activities. 
  • Serve on at least one Board Committee. 
  • Participation in the annual Board Development opportunities. 
  • Advocate for and support the ongoing development and implementation of a long-term vision and strategic plan for DBNC. 
  • Minimum three-year term (to a maximum of three three-year terms). 

To Apply: 
Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your interest to serve on the Board or for further information, please contact Priyanka Sheth, Executive Director at 647-296 -9996 or  . To learn more about DBNC, visit our website: www.dixiebloor.ca 

3650 Dixie Rd., Suite 103, Mississauga ON L4Y 3V9 
Tel: (905) 629-1873 ~ Fax: (905) 629-0791 ~ www.dixiebloor.ca 

Job Type: Part-time 

Application question(s): 

  • How many understand the roles/responsibilities of a board member? 

Education: 

  • Secondary School (preferred) 

Experience: 

  • Governance Board: 1 year (preferred) 

Work Location: In person 

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