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BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND STANDING COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

York Region Children's Aid Society is currently seeking individuals to serve on its Board of Directors and standing committees.

York Region Children's Aid Society is a not-for-profit agency, one of 53 in Ontario funded by the Ontario Government and operating under the legislative mandate of the Ontario Child and Family Services Act. The agency is governed by a board of directors made up of people from the community who have diverse backgrounds and experience but who share a passion and vision for caring for children. The role of the board of directors is to oversee the management of the agency and to ensure that services are delivered in accordance with the legislation and according to best practices.

Board members are required to attend all regular meetings and the annual general meeting. Regular meeting are held the last Thursday of each month from 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

Board members are also required to participate on one or more of the following standing committees: finance committee, governance committee, policy, advocacy, diversity and fund development committee, and continuous quality improvement committee. Committee meetings are typically held monthly.

York Region Children's Aid Society board members must reside or work in York Region.

If you are interested in applying to become a Board Member or Standing Committee Member, please send an email indicating your interest, experience and skills the Volunteer Recruitment Chair to janice.lavigne@yorkcas.org or fax: (905) 954-1861.