Call for Applicants to Join the GBF Board of Directors

The Grimsby Benevolent Fund, (GBF), invites interested individuals over the age of 19 and residents of Grimsby, to join the Board of Directors of our organization. The GBF is a charitable organization that provides food and emergency services to less fortunate residents of the Grimsby community. As the need increases, there is a greater emphasis on developing sustainable strategies to address the changing requirements. The current volunteer Board of Directors is being expanded by up to 6 new individuals. The GBF works closely with other community partners, levels of government and businesses to maintain services while developing innovative solutions and approaches to providing nutritional support and other resources to aid those in need.

The preferred candidates will have a proven record that reflects a complementary mixture of personal skills and experience, in addition to knowledge and competency in areas such as, legal, financial services, health care, social services, government and human resources. They have experience in dealing with fundraising, grant applications, strategic planning, risk and privacy management and organizational development. The ability to meet criteria of honesty, integrity, independence and cooperation is mandatory.

Expressions of interest, including a career profile will be accepted until July 15, 2015, and should be submitted in person or by e-mail to: Grimsby Benevolent Fund, 40 Elm Street Grimsby ON, L3Y 4G3 or email:  Attn: Jamie Stevens, President.

The Board meets monthly, with additional subcommittee meetings as may be required.