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Board of Directors – Smart Serve Ontario

THE ORGANIZATION

Smart Serve® Ontario is a responsible alcohol beverage sales and service training program which is recognized by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). Smart Serve Ontario is dedicated to developing and delivering training to all individuals who sell, serve, or handle alcohol in the Province.

This program was developed in 1995 with a mandate to train and increase awareness of responsible alcohol sales service for all volunteers, employees, and management. As the leader, we strive to create a safer, healthier Ontario by proudly supporting research as well as tourism & hospitality education.

Smart Serve Ontario is a registered self-funded charity, contributing annually to scholarships and bursaries for students enrolled in related hospitality programs at Colleges & Universities across Ontario. Some of our partners include; Ontario Association Chiefs of Police (OACP), Arrive Alive/Drive Sober, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO), Ontario Hotel Restaurant and Motel Association (OHRMA).

 

THE MANDATE

The Governance and Nominating Committee of Smart Serve Ontario seeks to fill Board vacancies. Smart Serve typically elects Directors representative of the key industry sectors to which they provide service, or that fulfill a specific functional requirement or area of expertise on the Board. The Board also seeks diversity and encourages applications from a broad range of eligible candidates who live and work in the province of Ontario.

Suitable candidates will be an experienced business leader with preference given to those with:

  • Board experience
  • Hospitality/tourism sector background and/or knowledge of liquor licensing requirements
  • Knowledge in the areas of finance, technology, legal, adult education and training, operations is an asset
  • Leadership experience

Key Accountabilities

The Smart Serve Ontario Board is responsible for stewardship, including oversight of the organization and taking a leadership role in the development of its strategic direction.

This Board is a volunteer board and approved expenses will be covered to attend Board events. We are looking for visionary leaders from across Ontario who desire to be part of a progressive, results oriented and fiscally responsible Board of Directors.


How to Apply:

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: waterloo@optimumtalent.com. Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:
ALJV-147385 Board of Directors – Smart Serve Ontario - ON - Kitchener/WaterlooON - OttawaON - SudburyON - Toronto and GTA (OTIAPPLY)

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