Board and Committee Member

(Participation House Project, Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH1245 Last Modified: 27 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 27 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChristine Dubyk, Director of Business Administration, The Participation House Project (Durham Region); Phone: 905-579-5267 ext 203; Fax: 905-579-5281; Email:
DutiesVolunteer Board of Directors * set policy, exercise oversight and provide strategic direction for the important work of Participation House
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BenefitsExpand personal and professional network * an opportunity to see the impact of the organization and have your efforts make a positive contribution
ClientsParticipation House supports individuals with development disabilities
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Previous experience appreciated in Human Resources, non-profit governance, strategic planning * housing, community development * ties to Business/Community
Commitment LengthLong Term - 2 years plus ; Up to 10 hours per month
Interaction LevelSmall Group - Board Meetings - typically up to 10 people ; Board meetings are held once per month * sub-committee meetings are held once per month
Minimum Hours10 / Month
Dates and TimesTuesday: Evening (6:30 pm-8:30 pm) 
Attend annual celebrations and/or events a couple times per year * attend sub-committee meetings in person and/or via teleconference
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Whitby 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsReimbursement for costs of Police Check once completed and approved
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameParticipation House Project, Durham Region
Office PhoneOffice: 905-579-5267
Address & Map
55 Gordon St
Suite 1, East Administration Tower
Whitby, ON
Canada L1N 0J2
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