Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Instagram Icon LinkedIn Icon
Decrease font size Increase font size

Job Details

Volunteer Director

Job ID: 17,280

Date Posted:
Sep 12, 2019
Job Title:
Volunteer Director
Job Category:
Alliston, ON

Job Description:

Are you community minded? Do you want to help guide CONTACT COMMUNITY SERVICES in its mission to support the communities of South Simcoe by providing quality services through creative, sustainable solutions to community needs?  
CONTACT Community Services is a registered charity that has a long-standing history of taking a proactive approach to the changing social needs in South Simcoe. Our services include free resource information, free income tax clinics for low-income individuals, senior’s workshops, housing help, and employment services. Our thrift store, The Clothes Line, offers gently recycled clothing and household goods and supports families and individuals in need. It also diverts metal, plastic and fabrics from landfill. Additionally, it offers community integration, social engagement and work experience for a wide range of residents.  
CONTACT is seeking a Director to join their Board of Directors. Potential directors should possess the following attributes:
  • Interested in the well-being of the vulnerable populations of South Simcoe Community
  • Willingness to get involved in initiatives such as strategic planning, fundraising, finance committee, new service development 
  • Provide new, insightful ideas to provide value & opportunity to our community as a whole
  • Be willing to get involved in implementing and executing those ideas
  • Living or working in South Simcoe
  • Available to regularly attend Board meetings
To provide a breadth of experience on the Board, any of the following skill sets would be an asset: law, fundraising and grant writing, marketing, finance, operation of a social services agency, government relations.
  • Experience working within a Board environment
  • Recognition for your work within CONTACT
  • Opportunities to grow, team-build and network
  • Opportunity to develop new skill sets
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of South Simcoe community members


CONTACT Community Services

How To Apply:

If you are interested in joining CONTACT South Simcoe’s Board of Directors, please send your letter of interest and resume to Sharon@contactsouthsimcoe.ca.  
If you require accommodation for the interview process, please let us know when we contact you. To learn more about CONTACT Community Services please visit our website at contactsouthsimicoe.ca

Advertised Until:

Nov 12, 2019


  • "I believe that the support I received from the wonderful team at CONTACT Employment Services had a great impact on potential employers noticing me. It made my job search so much easier! I highly recommend using CONTACT Employment Services' friendly services!"

    Robert S
  • "I now find myself a student again, learning to cook, so I can do what I have always wanted to do as a career. I went through some ups and downs, but thanks to bradford WORKS, The Ministry of Training Colleges and University and Liaison College I am on my way to becoming a chef"

    Richard M
  • "Lisa at bradford WORKS became my “go to girl”. Her great recommendations on updating my resume, helping me prepare for job interviews, talking me through my fears, and her wonderful advice, helped me land a wonderful opportunity. This support is the reason I received work within 2 months of being laid off."

    Rachel A
  • "The consultant made me realize that I can do something with my life.  I have a lot of respect for him and already trust him.  Thank you, I really appreciate your kind words.”

    Employment Services' Client Comment
  • "With CONTACT Employment Services professional training curriculum and supportive staff, I was able to obtain my ACZ License and will be starting full- time employment with a large well established local transportation company. Without help from Heather and the CONTACT Employment Services team, I feel this outcome would not have been possible. Thank you."

    Ray K
  • "Without the help and caring support from Lisa of bradford WORKS and family/friend supports, I would still be wondering “can I really do this?” I would recommend bradford WORKS to anyone looking for work and wanting to find out information on government programs available to you."

    Angie H
  • "My experience with bradford WORKS was very positive and supportive. I would recommend bradford WORKS to anyone who needs help with their future career."

    Barbara S
  • "I want to encourage all of the internationally trained people in Canada to keep trying and believing that their ideal job is out there. With the right help and persistence on their part, they too can find their dream job. Thank you so much Lisa for the effort you put in for me. Thank you Bradford WORKS."

    Maria O