Now Accepting Board of Directors Applications  

Please fill out the online application found here.

We are looking for multiple board members. 
Closing date for applications is April 30, 2022. 

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Call for Board Members for Food4Kids Waterloo Region 

Are you looking to join a Board of Directors of a dynamic organization that impacts the lives of children living with chronic hunger in the Waterloo Region?

 

Food4Kids Waterloo Region is making an open call for individuals to sit on our Board of Directors. You would be part of a dynamic team of community members in support of Food4Kids Waterloo Region.  Board terms are two years with a maximum of two consecutive terms (or four years). 

 

About Food4Kids Waterloo Region:

Food4Kids Waterloo Region provides packages of healthy food for children ages 1 – 14 living with chronic hunger in severely food insecure homes, during weekend periods, and winter, spring and summer breaks from school.  We currently serve 886 children living in the Region of Waterloo, and are growing.  Our program is funded through corporate and individual donations, fundraising, foundations, grants, and with the dedication and passion of our volunteers and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Board of Director Responsibilities:

  • Determine the Vision, Mission and Values of the organization

  • Ensure strong fiduciary oversight, risk mitigation, financial management and growth strategies

  • Ensure the strategic planning process is thorough and complete, as well as oversee its execution by Management

  • Oversee the selection and performance management of the Executive Director

Individual Board Member Responsibilities

  • Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for the organization

  • Engage in identifying and securing resources and partnerships which may be ideal for Food4Kids Waterloo Region to advance its mission

  • Provide a personal, annual financial donation that is meaningful to you

  • Prepare for, attend and actively participate in approximately 10 Board Meetings annually

  • Participate in one or more Board sub-committees

  • While optional, it is appreciated when Board members participate in volunteer, donor and other public events

Qualifications

  • Passionate about the mission and values of Food4Kids Waterloo Region

  • Has skill sets that will advance the strategic direction of the organization, and has experience and expertise in applicable fields/topics including: governance, marketing and communications, food production/logistics, social services, policy and advocacy, finance, legal, media/communications, fundraising, volunteer management and/or human resources

 

As part of Food4Kids Waterloo Region’s commitment to racial justice, reconciliation, and inclusion, we are actively encouraging Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour candidates to apply for this position. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and those with lived experience. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the application process. 

 

To learn more, please visit: www.food4kidswr.ca
 

To Apply:  

If you would like to make a positive difference in a child’s life by helping to provide food security, please click here to apply: https://forms.gle/EpufhnnKfatYvfbw6  by April 30, 2022.  

 

If you have any questions, please contact Carla Waites, President, Food4Kids Waterloo Region by email at carlawaites24@gmail.com.

With gratitude,

 

The Food4Kids Waterloo Region Team