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About the Position
Position Number 214
Position Title Board Member
Organization Name Stratford/Perth Shelterlink
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Children/Youth

Posting Date: May 6, 2021
Expiry Date: May 31, 2021

Board Recruitment – Board Members – Volunteer Positions

Company Description

Stratford/Perth Shelterlink is an organization that provides shelter, basic needs, support, community aid and advocacy services for Perth County youth ages 16-24 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Stratford/Perth Shelterlink provides a safe space both physically and through our staff within the community for youth in need. Stratford/Perth Shelterlink works to create community awareness and advocacy for vulnerable youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness throughout PerthCounty.
Want to be a part of a dynamic collaborative team to facilitate and guide a meaningful organization?

Community Housing Services

Nonprofit Organization Management


Job Title: Volunteer Board Member


Experience as a board member an asset

Job Function

Advocacy, oversight and planning

Job Description

Stratford/Perth Shelterlink is governed by a Board of Directors. Every effort is made to seek Directors that bring various perspectives from all sectors of our community including families, education, student, medical/health, business, financial, city and rural life, law and social services. As a governance board, Stratford/Perth Shelterlink’s Board of Directors develops policies and strategic direction for the agency. The Board of Directors advocates for the organization, assists with fundraising events and bring their expertise to support the Executive Director guide staff in providing the best possible services for youth who are homelessness or at risk of homelessness.
Since Stratford/Perth Shelterlink serves all of Perth County, we attempt to have representation from all corners of Perth County. The term of office is three years and includes involvement on one committee in addition to the ten (10) regular Board meetings held during the year.

Desired Skills and Expertise

We are currently recruiting for diverse leaders with expertise in the following area:
Social Services – Addiction Sector, Housing Sector, Youth Sector
Accountant – Business Sector
Community – Perth County – Listowel, Mitchel, Milverton and St. Mary’s
Student – Youth
Youth worker – Educator
Business owners
Human resources
Public Relations

Please email your resume and cover letter to hiring@shelterlink.org
Time Commitment Anytime
Duration Long Term (More than 6 months)
Min Age 18
Ideal for Individual
Geographical Area(s) Stratford, St. Marys, North Perth, East Perth, West Perth, All of Perth
Police Check No
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How to Contact
Website http://shelterlink.org
Contact Sara Brown
Phone 519-272-2294
Address 130 Youngs St. 3rd Floor Stratford, N5A 1K7

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