Parents’ Association Vice President

The role of the Parents’ Association (PA) Vice President is to provide sponsorship and guidance to Standing Committee Chairs and Volunteer and Communications coordinator.

This position is a member of the Parents’ Association Executive Council.

 Key Duties:

  • Act as Sponsor for Standing Committee Chairs/Coordinators. This includes: providing regular guidance/support on initiatives and sharing committee updates with the EC.
  • Responsible for the PA website.
  • Be the point person for the Volunteer & Communications Coordinator.
  • Ensure PA communication is approved by the EC prior to being distributed.
  • Represent the PA at Interguild events and conferences. [Interguild is an organization which brings together representatives of Guild/Parent Associations of Independent Schools in Ontario, which are members of the Conference of Independent Schools (CIS).] 

Other PA Duties:

  • As a member of the EC and PAC, act as an ambassador and resource for parents and administration to encourage an inclusive TFS community. 
  • Attend all monthly PA Executive Council and PAC meetings, participate in discussions and vote as required.
  • Provide counsel to and support for the PA President.
  • 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 as a PAC member is an asset.
  • Solid organizational skills, and the ability to provide guidance, teamwork and leadership to the EC and PAC.
  • Must have strong communication skills, and ability to pursue a confidential and diplomatic approach with all TFS stakeholders.

 Commitment:

  • The post is for one year and can be renewed for a maximum of four consecutive years.
  • The time commitment required is on average 10 hours a month which includes, preparation of work and attendance at various meetings including PAC/EC and committee.  The role is cyclical in nature; some months may be busier than others based on the time of year.

 

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