The Mississauga Furniture Bank is fortunate to have the services of a dedicated group of volunteers who coordinate the organization’s committees.
Finance Committee Chair
The Finance Committee assists the Treasurer with maintaining financial policies and strategy, including review of the annual operating budget. They provide guidance to the Board and management about policies relating to cash flow, cash management and working capital. They recommend to the Board investment policies and guidelines for reserve funds, oversee investment performance and recommend changes to the investment strategy as appropriate. They review the annual tax returns and provide advice on other finance matters as appropriate. The Finance Committee assists with grant applications as needed. They review the terms and conditions of major grants and contracts.
Operations Committee Chair
Alwyn de Melo
The purpose of the Operations Committee is to assist the Board with respect to all matters pertaining to the development, review, analysis, oversight and updating of the organizations operations.
Fund Raising Committee
Are YOU up for the job?
The Fundraising Committee is dedicated to raising brand awareness and funds for the Mississauga Furniture Bank through organizing and implementing social events that bring the community together. We are currently on the lookout for an enthusiastic individual(s) with a passion for fundraising. If you think you are that person, and you are up for the challenge, give us call! We'd love to chat.
Volunteer Committee Chair
The Volunteer Committee is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, evaluating, and placing volunteers into various functions committees or activities. They interview volunteers to discover the skills and interests of each volunteer. Orient each volunteer to MFB, and place them into the appropriate committee or task group. They follow up with volunteers periodically to see if they are satisfied, and thank volunteers regularly for their efforts. The Volunteer Committee coordinates with other committees that need volunteers such as events and marketing. They must be aware of the function and needs of each committee or event. They attend meetings for other committees or events as needed. They provide input about the Volunteer of the Year award and other volunteer recognition. They create a volunteer intake, orientation, placement, tracking of hours, and thank you process for volunteers.