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Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (Volunteer Board Members)

Organization Name: Sexual Assault Centre Kingston
Opportunity Title: Volunteer Board Members
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: June 5, 2023
End Date: September 30, 2023

Email: recruitment@sackingston.com
Website: http://www.sackingston.com
Details:
  • Background/police check requiredAppropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and overFamily-oriented volunteeringTraining or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Volunteer Board Member (Treasurer and General Members)   Organization: Sexual Assault Centre Kingston Available Roles: 1) Treasurer and 2) General Member Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.   Seeking Board Members The Sexual Assault Centre (SAC) Kingston is currently seeking dedicated, feminist individuals to sit on our Board of Directors.    About SAC Kingston Sexual Assault Centre Kingston is a not-for-profit organization providing free, confidential, non-judgmental support for all survivors 12+ regardless of gender or identity of recent and/or historic sexual violence in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) since 1978. At the heart of our work is a deep partnership with our community and all its members. Together, we work to: Support individuals and their loved ones to heal from sexual violence Educate individuals and organizations on the impact of sexual violence Organize and advocate for systemic and social change required to end sexual violence   SACK’s Values: We understand that the resiliency and bravery of survivors is the foundation of all our work. We are guided by the voice of survivors in all aspects of our work, and we respect and honour all the decisions they make about their lives; We ground everything we do in a feminist, ARAO framework, including learning from struggles and movements against racism and other oppressions. This means we are committed to recognizing and challenging the lack of accessible, appropriate services for survivors of sexual violence. We particularly recognize the impact of colonization and racism on Indigenous girls and women; We seek to identify and remove barriers that might exist for the communities we serve in accessing our programs and services; We know that our greatest partner is our community; they are a key target for change, and we can’t achieve our goals without them; We use a trauma-informed approach to our work, in recognition of the profound effect of sexual violence on survivors.    Role Requirements Ideal candidates will possess a strong interest in working towards SACK’s vision of a “community free from sexual violence,” and an alignment with SACK’s values.   Candidates must demonstrate commitment, leadership, strategic thinking, decision-making, and integrity.    Previous experience as a board member/knowledge of governance is an asset.   Individuals interested in the treasurer role also require experience in financial reporting, non-profit budgeting, oversight, and financial planning.   SACK is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive board, and we are looking for applicants with diverse backgrounds, identities, experiences, and cultures. At this time, we are prioritizing Black and Indigenous candidates.   Length of Term SAC Kingston is seeking members to commit to a two-year term.   Meetings and Time Commitment The successful candidates must be able to commit approximately 3 – 5 hours per month for meetings and work, on behalf of SAC Kingston The Board of Directors will meet monthly (on the third Tuesday of every other month) for 2-3 hours In addition, the successful candidates must also attend: Annual General Meeting in September Regular subcommittee meetings   Please email your resume and a letter of intent to recruitment@sackingston.com. For further information, please visit https://www.sackingston.com/ 




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