Volunteer Posting 243

Board Member (Finance Professional)
Caledon Parent-Child Centre
Halton / Peel area, Bolton
up to 2 hours per week
closes in 8 days (Fri, 29 Jan)

The Caledon Parent-Child Centre (CPCC) is a non-profit community service organization that provides support, resources and education that strengthen families and promote the optimal development of children. The Centre serves families and caregivers with young children, primarily from birth to six years of age. The CPCC has been serving Caledon and the surrounding area since 1987 with a base location in Bolton. A mobile unit and rented space provide programs and services to families in six other locations throughout Caledon.

Position Summary
The Board of Directors of the Caledon Parent-Child Centre is a policy-making Board. Board Members participate in governance and decision-making, which ultimately determines the strategic directions and priorities for services established within the mission and mandate of the organization.  The Board is currently seeking a Finance professional to fill a vacancy on the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee assesses and monitors the financial affairs of the CPCC and provides necessary income and expenditure guidelines to ensure the financial health of the CPCC.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in setting the directions and policies of the organization to ensure that the needs of Caledon families and children are met
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility and monitor funding in accordance with the organization's mandate.
  • Play an active role in advising and supporting the Executive Director at Board and Committee meetings.
  • Participate in the development of long-term, strategic plans for the organization.
  • Attend and actively participate in Board meetings (Approximately 10 meetings per annum - fourth Monday of the month. Meetings are held in Bolton.)
  • Serve on a minimum of one Board Committee and work independently on assigned activities
  • Advocate on behalf of the CPCC and support fund development projects and activities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review financial data and provide recommendations to Executive Director, Finance Committee and Board
  • Review annual budget for multiple program areas
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget of multiple program areas

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of two years of financial experience – professional accounting designation preferred but not required.
  • Strong budgeting ability and experience in tracking grants
  • Experience with financial statements, reports, cash flow analysis, deferred revenue, budgeting and forecasting
  • Preferable experience within a non-profit setting
  • Commitment to the mandate and purpose of the organization.
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making, and community leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player

Candidates must participate in an interview and nominating process. Criminal Record Check will be conducted. 

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