GBF (Grimsby Benevolent Fund)
Board of Directors Recruitment Notice
GBF is a charitable organization that provides food and assistance to low income residents of the Grimsby community. We work closely with community partners and businesses to maintain services while developing innovative solutions and approaches to aid those in need.
The Board meets monthly, and directors are also expected to participate in at least one board committee, for a total commitment of 8-10 hours per month. Directors will be elected for a two-year term, with eligibility for re-election for a second term of two years.
The preferred candidate(s) will have a proven record of skills/experience in fundraising, strategic planning, risk management or organizational development in addition to knowledge and competency in such areas as legal, financial, health care, social services or human resources. The qualities of honesty, integrity, independence and cooperation are essential.
Expressions of interest together with a resume may be submitted until September 30, 2016 to the attention of Jamie Stevens, President, by email to or by regular mail/in person to:
Grimsby Benevolent Fund
40 Elm Street
The mission, vision and values of the GBF are the fundamental Principles that will guide our developement of goals and objectives.
The Mission of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) is to help individuals and families
in maintaining self sufficiency by providing assistance with basic needs.
Our vision is one of a community-based organization that consistently provides compassionate assistance and counsel to our less fortunate neighbours in order that they might experience an improved quality of life. The GBF is committed to creating social change to reduce poverty through research, education and advocacy and to engage, energize, educate, and lead Grimsby in creating a hunger-free community.
- A strong sense of social responsibility.
- A commitment to serving our clients with respect and compassion.
- Belief in the unique abilities, strengths and gifts of each person.
- Belief in the capacity of people to grow, change and care for themselves and for one another.
- Commitment to professionalism, ethical conduct and integrity of service delivery.
- Recognition of the importance of volunteerism and citizen participation in the community
- The mission, vision and values of the GBF are the fundamental principles that will guide our development of goals and objectives.