The Board will govern the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton with a strategic perspective in accordance to the Mission, Vision and Values and will be accountable to funders, consumers and other groups who are committed to the philosophy of equal participation among all citizens in community affairs.
Dom Cocco, President
Susanne O’Grady, Vice President
Cairine Wilson, Vice President
Saman Al-Rawee, Treasurer
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SPRC Call for Board Members
Are you interested in social issues that affect your community such as poverty reduction, equity and inclusion, housing affordability and the healthy development of children?
The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton is a charitable organization that provides social research, community development, systems coordination, public policy analysis and community engagement on a variety of issues of importance to the Hamilton community.
SPRC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and to building an organization that reflects the communities we serve. We strive to approach our work and responsibilities through an anti-racist, anti-oppression lens.
The Board functions through a governance model and as such, is tasked with the following responsibilities:
We are currently seeking dynamic, committed, community-oriented individuals to join the Board of Directors. The time commitment is approximately 3-5 hours per month, with meetings typically held on the third Wednesday of the month. The Board is currently meeting virtually due to COVID-19.
We encourage applications from persons with experience in the following areas:
Along with consideration of the following:
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates selected for an interview and for all aspects of the selection process. If an applicant or a successful candidate requests an accommodation, we will discuss their needs with them and make adjustments to support them.
To apply for a position on our Board, please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 pm on December 1, 2020. Within the content of your cover letter please include answers to the following questions: