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Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

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Mysa Saad
Volunteer Coordinator
Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

425 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1Y 1H3

TEL: 613-729-4817

E-mail: volunteering@abbeyfieldottawa.ca
Web: www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca

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Men; Seniors; Women

Abbeyfield House is a non-profit organization that provides accommodation for 10 independent older adults. Each local Abbeyfield Society is comprised of a group of caring volunteers that initiate, support and guide the operations of the Abbeyfield House. Imagine enjoying life with no chores to do, no worries about the house, and delicious home-cooked meals. And, can you imagine having all this for an affordable monthly fee? The Abbeyfield concept is a small community of retired older adults living at Abbeyfield House, enjoying life - companionship when they want it, privacy when they need it.

www.abbeyfieldottawa.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

The key role of the Board of Directors is to provide governance and oversight to the Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa. A member at large may be asked to participate in tasks such as the following:

• Develop and implement policies and procedures that will allow the organization to carry out its work;
• Maintain fiscal responsibility, including the raising and managing of income, and producing financial statements;
• Ensure the property is well maintained;
• Ensure an appropriate level of paid staff and volunteers are in place to provide services to the residents;
• Take appropriate measures to ensure the wellbeing of the residents and staff; following all protocols as issued by local, provincial, and federal Health Departments.
• Ensure continuous succession planning for ongoing renewal of the Board;
• Ensure completion of an Annual Report detailing accomplishments and challenges;
• Ensure completion of the Annual Financial Report;
• Plan and execute an Annual General Meeting;
• Attend and participate in Monthly Board Meetings;
• Board members may take on a specific portfolio within the Board Structure and execute tasks within that portfolio.

Knowledge of and/or experience working with not-for-profit organizations is an asset.

Estimated Time Commitment:
20 hours per month
Location: 425 Parkdale Ave
Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a Director of Grants and Fundraising to coordinate and report on all grant applications and fundraising activities for Abbeyfield Ottawa.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Work with the Board of Directors to identify projects for which to apply for grants

- Identify, research and report on potential grant opportunities

- Develop and submit grant applications

- Track grant submissions and report to the Board of Directors on success of all applications

- Work with the Board of Directors and other volunteers to organize fundraising events (e.g., garage sales, walks, dinners etc.)

- Recruits volunteers, in conjunction with the Director of Volunteering, to support or organize such events

- Work with property manager and Treasurer to ensure funds are received and spent appropriately

- Ensure all reporting requirements are met for successful grants by working with appropriate Board members

- Attend monthly meetings and present a report to the Board

- Keep records of all fundraising and grant activities and ensure they are filed appropriately with the Secretary of the Board

- Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to ensure thank-you letters are submitted to granting organizations and that major donors are recognized on the website


Qualifications:
A background in grant writing is an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

Abbeyfield House Parkdale is looking for a Director of Human Resources to coordinate human resources for all paid staff and volunteers including providing orientation, scheduling, conducting regular performance reviews (including salary reviews) and managing any complaints.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain and up-dates job descriptions for all paid staff and members of the Board of Directors;

Develop, implement and update all human resources policies and procedures for the organization including, but not limited to, the following:

Harassment and violence
Code of Conduct
Discrimination
Health and Safety
Compensation
Recruitment and selection of employees and volunteers
Performance Management
Discipline and termination
Conflict resolution

Recommend to the Board changes to policies and procedures that would improve the organization;

Oversee the House Manager and staff by:
Providing appropriate, supportive supervision and on-going feedback
Ensuring that staff are properly trained for their work
Maintaining a healthy work environment
Conduct performance evaluations
Handling disciplinary issues

Communicate regularly with the Director of Residency regarding any resident concerns or requests about staff volunteers;

Leads the recruitment and interviewing of potential Board members, in partnership with the Director of Volunteering.

Administrative Duties:
The Director is responsible for attending monthly meetings and providing a report;

Maintain staff and volunteer records and appropriate paperwork for all human resources decisions;

Work with appropriate Directors and volunteers to ensure that all human resources policies comply with Human Rights, Employment/Labour Standards and all other applicable legislations;

Seek Board approval for all human resources policies that have legal implications for the Board such as screening policies and harassment policies.

Financial Duties:
Work with the Treasurer on salary forecasting for the annual budget.

Qualification:

Knowledge of employment standards and human rights legislation;
Ability to draft policies or plans for the organization.


Estimated Time Commitment:
20 hours per month
Location: 425 Parkdale Avenue
Deadline: Mar 31, 2021