New Board of Management Members Needed

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre is seeking enthusiastic individuals who want to help improve our community by serving on the Board of Management

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre (RTCC) is dedicated to supporting a healthy, inclusive and vibrant community in Riverdale.  To that end, RTCC offers a variety of programs and services that engage and assist residents, and provides space and assistance for a wide range of community groups and activities.  Affiliated with the City of Toronto, the RTCC is committed to diversity, equity and social justice.

The RTC Board is friendly, accessible and consensual, and promotes building the capacities of its members and the community.

The people we need …

  • are committed to equity, diversity and accessibility;
  • represent diverse aspects of our community and the larger city;
  • will conscientiously contribute their time & energy; and
  • bring integrity, dependability, skills and fresh ideas to the Board and its committees.

We especially encourage candidates with interest and/or experience in the areas of: fundraising, marketing, evaluation, financial stewardship and community outreach. Familiarity with Chinese cultures and language and/or marginalized communities would be an asset.

Six two-year terms and one one-year term are currently available.

Board members commit to:

  • becoming an RTC member (cost $10 or less per year);
  • serving for up to a two-year term;
  • participating on committees and working groups in addition to the Board;
  • spending 10 – 12 hours a month on Board & committee meetings plus related activities.

Board and committee meetings are conducted in English.

Prospective candidates will:

  • Answer a short questionnaire about their interests & contributions;
  • Be interviewed by Nominating Committee members;
  • Be invited to attend an RTC Board meeting as an observer and/or participate in a Board committee to become familiar with our processes.

You are invited to complete a brief questionnaire and e-mail it to the Nominations Committee by Friday April 13th, 2018 at 5:00 pm. A Board member will then contact you with more detailed information and to arrange an opportunity for discussion.


Seeking New Committee Members

The Ralph Thornton Community Centre (RTCC) is dedicated to supporting a healthy, inclusive and vibrant community in Riverdale.  To that end, RTCC offers a variety of programs and services that engage and assist residents, and provides space and assistance for a wide range of community groups and activities.  Affiliated with the City of Toronto, the RTCC is committed to diversity, equity and social justice.

The Board of Management is looking for individuals who have an interest in the following committees to work with the Board:

  • The Fundraising and Marketing Committee promotes the visibility of the RTCC, and engages funders, community members, and local businesses in supporting the fundraising activities.
  • The Membership and Outreach Committee connects the RTCC to the broader community by promoting RTCC membership, by organizing events of interest to the community, and by promoting volunteer involvement in the centre.
  • The Organization Planning & Evaluation Committee supports effective and efficient organizational performance, community responsiveness and long-term success through strategic, annual and programme planning, and evaluation.
  • The Finance Committee oversees the Centre’s financial statements, budgeting process and financial planning.  Working with the business manager, it reviews comprehensive financial policies of the Centre.

THE PEOPLE WE NEED…

  • Are committed to equity, diversity and accessibility;
  • Represent diverse aspects of our community and the larger city;
  • Will conscientiously contribute their time & energy;
  • Bring integrity, skills and a willingness to explore fresh ideas.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS COMMIT TO:

  • Becoming an RTCC member (cost $10 or less per year);
  • Serving a two-year term;
  • Spending 4-6 hours a month on committee meetings plus related activities.

Committee meetings are held in English.

INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD CONTACT:

John Campey, Executive Director, RTCC
416-392-6810 ext 227
johnc@ralphthornton.ca

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