Employment Opportunities at ASCY
Volunteer Board Member
ASCY – Affiliated Services for Children and Youth serving the Hamilton, Niagara, Brant, and Haldimand-Norfolk communities.
ASCY provides multiple services including capacity building via professional learning, mentorship and resources to Early Childhood Educators in the city of Hamilton and Haldimand-Norfolk. ASCY is the lead organization for the Preschool Speech and Language Services in Hamilton. ASCY is the lead agency of the Central South Infant Hearing Program and Central South Blind Low Vision Early Intervention Program (serving children and their families in Hamilton, Niagara, Brant and Haldimand -Norfolk).
The ASCY Board operates under a results-based, policy board model. This model is a collaborative partnership between the Board and the Executive Director, with a focus on vision, strategic planning and agency governance. Board members are not involved in the management of operations. The Board meets monthly on the third Monday of each month (except July and August) at 5:00 -6:30 pm. In addition to the monthly Board meetings, there is the opportunity for making contributions by involvement in task-focused committees. The Annual General Meeting is held in June.
SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:
ASCY is looking for individuals who can contribute their time and talents to our volunteer Board of Directors. Applicants will share our belief in:
- quality care and education as an important early investment that leads to later outcomes of success for all children
- the vision that all children belong and have equal opportunities to thrive
- capacity building and mentorship of educators that work with young children
- early identification, prevention, intervention, and capacity building to support children to achieve their developmental milestones
- collaboration with families, children, professionals, and communities to share knowledge, build capacity and create equitable opportunities for all.
Currently the ASCY Board of Directors consists of members with a variety of lenses, including Human Resources, Health, Legal, Education and Children and Social Services. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive Board culture, rich in knowledge and experience, and seek to create a Board that reflects the diversity of the families and communities we serve.
PLEASE SEND A COMPLETED APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST TO:
ASCY Board of Directors,
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN SERVING ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ASCY
ASCY is an equal opportunity employer.
ASCY welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Please note: Only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.