Becoming A Board Member

As a charitable non-profit organization, the Agency is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who have a wide variety of backgrounds, expertise and interests.   The Board has a policy governance approach, focussing on establishing strategic objectives and providing a policy framework to guide the Executive Director and the staff in managing the day-to-day operations.  

Functions

  1. Direct the organization according to the stated constitution and by-laws
  2. Develop a strategic plan for the Agency
  3. Approve and monitor the agency operating budget
  4. Be responsive to the funders and the community for the efficient management of funds
  5. Develop sound human resource policies
  6. Establish necessary working committees
  7. Have regular monthly Board meetings
  8. Present a financial audit and report at the Annual General Meeting

Board Members

The maximum size for City View Centre for Child & Family Services Board of Directors is 10 members.  These members can be parents of previously enrolled children through the Agency, interested community members, individuals with expertise in accounting, law, human resources or any other area that may be beneficial to the Agency.

Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of the purpose, policies and programs of the Agency
  2. Exercise board responsibilities in the best interest of the Agency
  3. Acquire an understanding of the Agency’s financial position
  4. Represent the Agency in the community

 Functions

  1. Be actively involved in Board meetings
  2. Be actively involved in one or more Board committees
  3. Know and understand the responsibilities and roles of the Board and senior staff
  4. Support and participate in fundraising
  5. Participate in all functions of the Board (i.e. Board recruitment, strategic planning, evaluating, providing resources, etc…)

Anyone interested in learning more regarding the role of the Board, and/or joining our team, please call the Executive Director at 613-823-7088 Ext. 224.

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