Memberships and Accreditations
Caledon Community Services prides itself on its strong relationships with various associations and organizations that promote the establishment of sound professional standards in our many programs.
Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 206 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
Caledon Chamber of Commerce
The Caledon Chamber of Commerce is the “Voice of good Business” committed to the economic, social and environmental health of Caledon. Locally, they have a long and proud history of community involvement through interaction with the Town of Caledon to work closely on issues of mutual concern. The Chamber is a major factor in promoting and enhancing the social and economic climate of Caledon.
Certified Fund Raising Executive
Our Director of Fundraising and Communications is a Certified Fundraising Executive.
CFRE International exists to uphold the public trust through voluntary certification of fundraising professionals. Through the CFRE credential, CFRE International supports and encourages fundraising professionals to aspire to the highest standards of professional competence and ethical practice in serving the philanthropic sector.
Founded in 2001, CFRE International is an independent 501(c)6 whose sole mission is dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process.
Food Bank Canada
Food Banks Canada is the national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada. Their membership and respective agencies serve approximately 85% of people accessing essential food programs nationwide.
Human Resources Professionals Association
Our Human Resources Specialist is a Certified Fundraising Executive.
The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is Canada’s HR thought leader and the largest HR association in the country. In Ontario, HRPA regulates the HR profession and issues the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, the national standard for excellence in human resources management.
The Ontario Association of Food Banks
The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) is the provincial representative for food banks in Ontario. They are a network of 120 food banks that support over 1,100 hunger relief programs and agencies across the province.
Ontario Community Support Association
The Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) supports, promotes and represents the common goals of its members. They provide not-for-profit health and social services that help people live at home in their own communities, across Ontario.
Ontario Public Transit Association
The OPTA mission is to strengthen and improve public transit through advocacy and information sharing. Members represent public transit systems, health and social service agency transportation providers, suppliers to the industry, consultants and government representatives.
PAVR-O is committed to the professional development of its members through certification, conferences, regional workshops, advocacy and standards of practice and ethics. PAVR-O goals are: to provide leadership for professional administrators of volunteer resources, to establish and promote the qualifications, standards and ethics of the profession, to provide professional development in the administration of volunteer resources, to represent the members and to advocate on behalf of the profession, to respect the diversity of the profession, to promote communication among membership and beyond for the mutual benefit of the members, and to coordinate efforts among organizations with similar objectives.
Peel Poverty Reduction Strategy Committee
Formed in 2008 in response to the Province of Ontario's announcement about the creation of the provincial poverty reduction strategy as well as to the growing and critical issue of poverty in Peel. Co-chaired by United Way of Peel Region and the Region of Peel, the Committee is a collaborative, which includes local government and the non-profit sector. We recognize that in order to effectively address poverty, we must all work together – people experiencing poverty, residents, businesses, academia, all levels of government and the non-profit sector.