Skip to content

Member, Board of Director (Volunteer)
from Halton Hills, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington

Number of Openings:  3

Our vision: “A better quality of life through care, support and connection”

Links2Care – Community Social Service Programs Website: www.links2care.ca

Links2Care is a non-profit community service organization that provides multi-service support to seniors, adults with disabilities, children and families in Mississauga and the Halton Region. We proudly serve approximately 9000 individuals with a dedicated team of over 350 staff members and volunteers to provide community care where it matters most. These service programs operate within a $7M per annum budget.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to join our Board of Directors. Board members share a keen interest in the well-being and successful performance of the Links2Care social service programs. To ensure diversity and representation, the successful candidates should reside in one of the communities served by Links2Care. If helping others and giving back to the community by serving on our volunteer Board resonates with you, then we would like to hear from you!

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Background/experience/expertise in one of the following areas:
  • Finance/accounting (CPA designation)
  • Board experience
  • Experience as Treasurer/Controller/Director of Finance is an asset
  • Experience in social services and/or public advocacy
  • Health policy or health care professions
  • Previous not-for-profit and/or board experience is an asset
  • Fundraising, government relations and collaborative and integrated service delivery initiatives

Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in their area of expertise
  • Ability to operate with integrity and professionalism.
  • Possessing the following Core Competencies: Reliability, Critical Thinking, Risk Management, Effective Communication Skills, Strategic Planning and Detail Oriented.

Duties and Expectations of L2C Board Member:

  • Commitment to a 3-year term.
  • Understand and support the principles of fiduciary responsibility of Board of Directors.
  • Participate in setting and monitoring L2C’s strategic directions and policies.
  • Attend all Board meetings (hybrid of in-person and online for 9 x 2 hours meetings per year in the evenings, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month except in July, August and December); commit to membership on at least 1 Board committee; prepare well for meetings and discussions

Links2Care reaffirms its policy and maintains a work environment free from discrimination, treating all employees with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility and commitment to equal employment opportunity. Links2Care does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and provincial laws, regulations, and ordinances. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, social and recreational programs.

It is the policy of Links2Care to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where a particular employee works. Links2Care is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources Department at 905-844-0252 ext. 130.

For more information about the programs and services offered by Links2Care, please visit our website at links2care.ca

Application Process:
If this leadership role interests you, we would like to hear from you. Please submit a letter of interest and your resume for consideration to: [email protected] by September 16th 2022. Kindly note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.