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Board of Directors
John Howard Society of Sault ste Marie and District

On Bus Route Wheelchair Accessible Free Parking Available

Urgency: Average

Number of volunteers needed: 2

Minimum Age: 18

Work Location: Virtual

Police Check: Required

Reference Check: Required

Vehicle: Not Required

Smoking: Not Permitted

Language(s): English

Sector(s): Justice
Social Services

Work Type(s): Board/Commitee Work

Duties: Our Mission: Effective, just and humane responses to crime and its causes. Our Organization: The John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie and District is a charitable, non-profit organization, which has been serving our community for over 50 years. We are committed to developing and providing programs that are evidence based in reducing risk factors that can lead to crime. The services we provide help to reduce the social, economic and personal costs of crime. We assist those that have been in conflict with the law as well as those that face risk factors that can lead to crime, which include: poverty, unemployment, addiction, homelessness, abuse and low education. Our focus is on prevention, intervention, and reintegration with an overall objective of enhancing community safety. We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced board members with expertise in one or more of the following areas; - Mental Health - Addictions - Legal - Board Governance Our board meets 10 times (15-30 hours) per year on a monthly basis plus committee work as needed. Involvement at both the board meetings and committees is required. Workload at the board level is not usually onerous. We welcome your interest in the John Howard Society of Sault Ste. Marie and District. To learn more about our programs and services, our website can be viewed at www.jhsossm.ca. Please send a resume outlining your experience and desire to become part of our organization to slajambe@jhsossm.ca.

Car Required: No
Start Date: 05/18/2021
End Date: Ongoing
Time Commitment: 2 hours per month
for 3 years.
Time of Day: Evening
Day(s) Needed: Wednesday
Season(s): Year Round
Contact: Suzanne Lajambe Stortini
Executive Director
Phone: 705-759-3389 ext: 222
Fax: 705-256-1809
Email: sstortini@jhsossm.ca

27 King Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 6K3