Niagara Community Legal Clinic Board Director

Niagara Community Legal Clinic Board Director

Job Information
Author staciaclinic
Date September 30, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Niagara Community Legal Clinic
Location Niagara Region, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
staciaheaton@gmail.com

Your Opportunity to Make a Difference

Niagara Community Legal Clinic (NCLC) is seeking to fill positions to for our Board of Directors.

Working together with our funder, Legal Aid Ontario, and local community partners, NCLC provides access to justice for low income and disadvantaged members of the Niagara community. We are committed to respecting and advancing the principles of equity and human rights in providing high quality legal aid services in a cost-effective, efficient, and accountable manner.

A community-based, volunteer board of directors is responsible for setting the strategy and providing oversight for our community legal clinic.

As an organization, we are looking for Board Members from varied areas of expertise, including:

  • Financial Administration
  • Governance experience
  • Social and Policy Work; and/or
  • Community Partnerships
  • Serving vulnerable communities

NCLC encourages expression of interest from all candidates across all professional backgrounds from students to career professionals. Additionally, we encourage candidates from all lived experiences and who are reflective of our diverse clients and communities.

Our Clinic’s inclusive culture ensure that all board members are encouraged to bring their perspectives, identity, and life experience to their board service.  We welcome and celebrate differences and ensures that all board members are equally engaged and invested, sharing power and responsibility for the organization’s mission and the board’s work.

What are the Board’s Responsibilities?

The Board and its members have a unique opportunity to shape and develop NCLC. Board Members will be expected to attend meetings, participate in goal setting, collaborate with other Members, lead on projects, report progress to the Board, and participate in evaluation.

Commitment:

  • A 3-year term effective on appointment
  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Participate in at least 1 committee including Board Development, Governance, Finance et.

For more information, please contact staciaheaton@gmail.com with a copy of your CV or resume and personal statement on why you would like to be considered for a board position.

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