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YouthSpeak Performance Charity Volunteer Board Members

    North York, ON
  • WHEN
    Feb 1, 2021 - Feb 1, 2023

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers.
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.


Director’s Job Description, Broadly Defined
The primary duties of a Director are (i) to contribute consistently and meaningfully to the effective performance of the Board of Directors (“Board”) and (ii) to constructively engage with Management to improve the performance of “YouthSpeak”.
In discharging these duties, a Director must:
a) act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of YouthSpeak;
b) exercise the care, diligence and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances;
c) respect and adhere to Board confidentiality;
d) demonstrate commitment to the strategy of YouthSpeak; and
e) respect and promote decisions of the Board.
Role of the Board of Directors
The board of directors is legally and ethically responsible to supervise the management of the activities of the organization. To that end the board of directors duties include:
1. Determining how the organization will carry out its mission through long and short-range planning
2. Adopting an annual budget and provides fiscal oversight
3. Recruiting, orienting, and developing board members
4. Hiring and evaluating the performance of the president/executive director
5. Evaluating its performance and overall performance of the organization in achieving the mission
6. Establishing policies for the effective management of the organization
1. Shape and promote the organization’s mission and strategic direction
2. Review, monitor, and approve, where appropriate, the organization’s programs, policies, and bylaws
3. Attend board meetings and appropriate committee meetings
4. Actively serve on at least one committee and take on special assignments
5. Participate in the development of the organization’s plan and annual review
6. Prepare for meetings and read in advance all of the materials provided to Directors;
7. Approve and oversee organization’s budget
8. Select, evaluate, and develop the President/Executive Director
9. Participate in annual Board Self-Evaluation and ongoing Board development
10. Review agenda and supporting documents prior to meetings


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