Volunteer Board of Directors
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions is looking for dynamic, dedicated volunteers to help govern our organization.
Board members are concerned community members who are:
✓ Age 18 or over and live or work in Simcoe Muskoka
✓ Interested in learning more about the work at Family Connexions
✓ Team oriented and have good decision-making skills
✓ Able to attend and participate in 10 Board meetings each year as well as committee meetings
✓ And who support the Society’s Vision, Mission and Values
We are specifically looking for community members who have experience in the following areas:
• Human Resources
• French Language Service
Varied skills, experience, capacity and attitude to fulfill expectations of this important role will be considered by the Nominating Committee.
Board members attend 10 board meetings annually, and committee work is required. Board members gain an understanding of the issues facing child welfare children’s mental health and the process of governance.
Board members help to raise the visibility of the Agency in the communities by communicating our mission and serving as ambassadors.
If you have a desire to make a difference in your community please contact Kristina Stewart, Executive Assistant for the Board, at (705) 725-6587, ext. 2291 or Kristina.Stewart@familyconnexions.ca
There are some restrictions in who can serve on the Board of Directors in order to prevent conflict of interest situations. Individuals cannot be an employee of the agency or immediately related to an employee or have a current connection to the agency (i.e. foster parent, client currently receiving services etc.). All applicants will be pre-screened and interviewed for the position. Board members are not paid, but are reimbursed for mileage and other approved expenses that they may incur in their work as a member of the board.