Comité de Bienvenue Coordinator

The role of the Comité de Bienvenue Coordinator is to support a spirit of communication and cooperation throughout the TFS community, by acting as a parent ambassador for TFS at Open Houses and other New Family events.   This position is a voting member of the Parents' Association Council (PAC).

Key Duties:

  • Submit an annual budget at the Autumn PAC meeting in accordance with financial requirements described in the PA Constitution.
  • Organize a team of PA volunteers to call all New Families in May/June to welcome them to the TFS family. The Office of Admissions will provide the list of families.
  • Send invitations to New Families in April/May for the annual Kermesse.
  • Ensure all New and Prospective Family booths and events are staffed with volunteers who enjoy talking to new people and have an abundance of positive energy to share.
  • Prepare a report on events for the school year to be included in the PA AGM.

Other PA Duties:

  • As a member of the PAC, act as an ambassador and resource for parents and administration to encourage an inclusive TFS community.
  • Attend all monthly PAC meetings; participate in discussions and vote as required.
  • Remain in good standing on the PAC and maintain strict adherence to the TFS Code of Conduct and PA Constitution.

Key skills/abilities/experience:

  • Prior experience in a Standing Committee Chair position is an asset.
  • Must have strong communication skills, and ability to pursue a confidential and diplomatic approach with all TFS stakeholders, along with sound knowledge of TFS in order to best represent the school to New Parents.

Commitment:

  • The post is for one year and can be renewed for up to four consecutive years.
  • The time commitment required is on average 2-3 hours a month which includes, preparation of work and attendance in various meetings ie. PAC and committee meetings. Plus a minimum of 2-3 hours for each Open House or New Parent event. The role is cyclical in nature; some months may be busier than others based on the time of year.