Position: Volunteer Board Directors
Type: board of directors positions / unpaid
Organization: The Community Share Food Bank Inc.
Location: currently the CSFB Board of Directors meet virtually. It is preferred that applicants are familiar with the North York/ Toronto area.
Term: One year terms with an initial two to three year commitment
Community Share Food Bank (CSFB) is seeking people with a commitment to our mission and vision to fill two vacancies on our Board of Directors. Directors are expected to commit to serving for two to three years and devote between five to ten hours per month. CSFB is a registered charity that supports the essential and emergency food needs of our neighbours in the Don Mills community. We work to increase access to healthy food for individuals and families through programming and services, building partnerships, and raising awareness on the issue of poverty within our region.
About Community Share Food Bank
Established in 2004, CSFB http://www.communitysharefoodbank.ca is a primarily volunteer-supported organization with a paid Program Manager. Our vision is to build a healthier, more food secure community by creating a space where people can come together and feel a sense of belonging. We strive to adhere to the following values:
We have recently aligned on a series of short-term strategic objectives for the next two years, and are building towards the development and implementation of a longer-term strategic plan. At this critical juncture, we are hoping to recruit new Board Directors who are interested in helping contribute to the organization’s vision for how we can better serve the needs of our community in the future.
Skills and Experience
We are currently looking for candidates who have one or more of the following skills, or who are interested in building skills in these areas:
We also encourage anyone with lived experience of food insecurity to apply.
Successful candidates will serve one-year terms with the expectation of a two to three year commitment, and will have the availability to contribute five to ten volunteer hours per month, involving:
About the Board
Members of the Board of Directors are volunteers who serve without remuneration. Board Directors are expected to prepare for Board and Committee meetings, and actively and respectfully participate in those meetings. Board Directors must comply with the Board’s policies and procedures, and adhere to the mission, vision and values of the organization.
The Board plays both a governance and an operational role currently, which includes:
At CSFB, we work to provide a safe and respectful service and space for our neighbours, free of discrimination, oppression, and prejudice. Our Board is striving to recruit Directors who reflect the diversity of our participants and the broader community. We encourage applications from anyone with the skills, experience, and/or interest in our stated areas of need.
Please send an email with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested. We’d like to hear from you.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 11 2021 ID: 60246