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Join Our Team and Make Dreams Come True: Board of Directors Position at The Centre for Dreams

Agency:  The Centre for Dreams

Catchment Area:  York and Durham Regions

Office & Program Location:  Markham, ON

 

About Us:

The Centre for Dreams is a dynamic and passionate charitable organization dedicated to empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds to achieve their dreams. For over 30 years, we have provided a platform for individuals to overcome challenges, explore their potential, and create a positive impact on their lives and communities. With a focus on inclusivity and innovation, we strive to turn aspirations into reality.

 

Position: Board of Directors Member

We are excited to announce an opportunity to join The Centre for Dreams as a Board of Directors member. If you are passionate about making a difference, possess a strong commitment to community development, and are dedicated to driving positive change, we invite you to consider this meaningful role.

 

About Our Board:

Our not-for-profit board is focused on governance and stewardship as we are entering into a high growth period. We are specifically looking for individuals with expertise in Law, Commercial Real Estate and Fundraising.

 

Responsibilities:

As a member of the Board of Directors, you will play a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction and growth of The Centre for Dreams. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with fellow board members to set strategic goals and objectives

  • Providing guidance on organizational policies and practices

  • Contributing your expertise to fundraising efforts and resource mobilization

  • Participating in regular board meetings and discussions

  • Advocating for the organization's mission and values in the community

  • Ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards

 

Qualifications:

We are seeking individuals who demonstrate a deep commitment to our mission and values, along with the following qualifications:

  • Experience in non-profit governance, community engagement, business, finance, law, marketing, or related fields

  • A track record of leadership, strategic thinking, and decision-making

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • A passion for fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Willingness to actively contribute time and energy to board responsibilities

 

Why Join Us:

Meaningful Impact: By joining our board, you will directly contribute to creating opportunities for individuals to achieve their dreams and transform lives.

 

Networking: You will have the chance to collaborate with like-minded professionals, community leaders, and advocates for positive change.

Professional Growth: Serving on our board offers opportunities for personal and professional development in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Connection: Engage with a diverse community of individuals who are committed to making a difference and share your passion for social change.

 

Application Process:

If you are ready to be a catalyst for positive change, we encourage you to submit your application. Please send your resume and a compelling cover letter outlining your experience, qualifications, and why you are excited about joining The Centre for Dreams' Board of Directors to Michelle Del Carmen at michelle@centrefordreams.ca

Join us in making dreams a reality. Be a part of our journey towards a brighter future. Apply today and contribute to a world of possibilities.

 

Application Deadline: October 6, 2023

Contact Information:

Michelle Del Carmen

Executive Director

The Centre for Dreams

8515 McCowan Rd., Suite 200

Markham, ON   L3P 5E4

905-209-9092 ext. 222

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