Volunteer Board of Directors

Full Time
Posted 10 months ago

Hiring Volunteer Board of Directors
CCSYR is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reach out to support, counsel and guide individuals and families from diverse backgrounds and faiths. Inspired by the “Key Principles of Catholic Social Teaching”, we recognize the dignity and worth of each individual. We provide a broad array of programs and services that enable all citizens, immigrants, newcomers and refugees to participate fully in the social, economic, political and cultural life of our community.

As a member of the Board, you will bring your skills, experience, passion and commitment to empowering individuals and families for a stronger future.
The Board is currently seeking additional members with various skills and backgrounds to support and complement the skills of our current Board members. Volunteers with expertise in the areas of

  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • CPA
  • Finance
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Fundraising
  • Leadership & Strategic Planning
  • Nurses, Physicians & Engineers
  • Youth Workers

We encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, abilities, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, faith, creed and newcomer status. We are continually striving to have a Board that reflects the diversity of our communities.


Participate in board discussions and contribute ideas to the board in order to advance the impact of Catholic Community Services of York Region
Attend all Board and committee meetings and functions such as special events
Be informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies and programs
Review agenda and supporting materials prior to Board and committee meetings and raise concerns prior to the meeting Constructively contribute in Board and committee discussions
Serve on committees or working groups and offer to take on special assignments
Act as an advocate for the organization
Suggest possible nominees to the Board who can make significant contributions to the work of the Board and the organization
Follow Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality policies
Assist the Board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities such as reviewing the organization’s annual financial statements
Abide by CCSYR’s Board of Directors’ Code of Conduct.

2-year term commitment
3-6 hour monthly commitment and hybrid meetings
Email your Resume and cover letter to Volunteer@ccsyr.org
Clearly state your interest in either a Board position and/or a Committee role. Applicants who are the most closely aligned with our priorities will be invited to interview.
Deadline: Please submit your application by May 31st, 2023

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