Board of Directors

(Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby)

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Position ID: V-OSH0061
Last Modified: 18 May 2023
Last Full Update: 18 May 2023

Opportunity Details: Board of Directors

Contact Lisa McNee Baker, Executive Director, Community Living Ajax Pickering and Whitby; Phone: 905 427 3300 ext 237; Fax: 905 427 3310; Email:

The Board is responsible for the governance and overall performance of the organization.  The responsibilites of the Board shall include:

-comply with provisions of applicabile legislation, regulaions, and common law

-appoint and supervise the Executive Director and delegate responsiblity and appropriate authority to carry out the responsibilities while ensuring accountability to the board

-support, direct, evaluate and if necessary terminate the Executive Director

-assume responsibility for succession planning for the Executive Director and the Board

-ensure auditors are appointed annually by the members

-examine and consider the report of the Auditors and the financial statements of the organization

-establish and review the mission statement and the strategic plan

-monitor risk, ensure implementation of systems to mitigate risk

-ensure mechanisms are in place to provide high quality care to people with intellectual disabilites served by the organization

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Benefits Learn about team dynamics, learn about the developmental services sector, hone your governance skills, strengthen leadership skills, make a difference in your community
Clients Adults who have intellectual disabilities
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Board of Directors
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Long Term - board terms are for 3 years
Interaction Level Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 3 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: Evening (6pm-830pm Last Monday of every Month) 
board meets virtually with quarterly in person meetings
Seasons Year Round ; Typically Board does not meet in August or December
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Number of Positions Ajax ; Clarington ; Port Perry ; Whitby 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 31 Aug 2023
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Police check with vulnerable sector screening. Cost is covered by the agency.
Liability Insurance Available
Start Date On or before 26 Sep 2023

Agency Details: Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby

Office Phone 905-427-3300
Fax 905-427-3310
Address & Map
Administrative Office, 36 Emperor St
Ajax, ON
Canada L1S 1M7
Mailing Address Administrative Office; 36 Emperor St 
Ajax, ON 
Canada L1S 1M7

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