Board Member

(Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby)

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Position ID: V-OSH0317
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022
Last Full Update: 22 Feb 2022

Opportunity Details: Board Member

Contact Lisa McNee Baker, Executive Director, Community Living Ajax Pickering and Whitby; Phone: 905-427-3300 ext 237 * 647-850-7423; Fax: 905-427-3310; Email:
Duties ACCOUNTABILITY: Each Director of the Board is accountable to meet such Directors Fiduciary Duties owed to the Corporation and to meet such other obligations as set out in the Act 
AUTHORITY AND POWER: Directors may exercise the Corporation’s power on its behalf * the Corporation’s power is that which it may exercise under the Act, the Letters Patent and Supplementary Letters Patent. 
STANDARD OF CARE: Each Director in exercising their duties, shall act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the Corporation, and shall exercise care, diligence and skill that a person with similar skills and knowledge of a Director would exercise in comparable circumstances.  
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The Board shall be responsible for the governance and the overall performance of the Corporation * the responsibilities of the Board shall include all things required of the Board pursuant to the Act and other applicable law, including without limitation to: comply with provision of applicable legislation and regulations and common law * appoint and supervise the Executive Director and delegate responsibility 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 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 disabilities served by the organization
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Benefits Professional Development * make a contribution to your community * build your network
Clients Adults with intellectual disabilities
Ages 18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women
Areas of Interest Board of Directors ; Committees ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Legal & Law Services / Justice / Probation ; Marketing & Promotions ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Web & IT
Commitment Length Long Term - 3 year term, can serve two terms
Interaction Level Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 3 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: Evening (meet last Monday of every month for 1.5 hours) 
Meetings are virtual right now.
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Location Administrative Office is in Ajax
Number of Positions Ajax 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Board orientation and ongoing support available
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 30 Apr 2022
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Vulnerable Sector Check required and applicant will be reimbursed * Interview to be conducted and references checked.
Liability Insurance Available
Start Date On or before 30 Sep 2022

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
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Mailing Address Administrative Office; 36 Emperor St 
Ajax, ON 
Canada L1S 1M7

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