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
ContactLisa McNee Baker, Executive Director, Community Living Ajax Pickering and Whitby; Phone: 905-427-3300 ext 237 * 647-850-7423; Fax: 905-427-3310; Email:
DutiesACCOUNTABILITY: 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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BenefitsProfessional Development * make a contribution to your community * build your network
ClientsAdults with intellectual disabilities
Ages18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Legal & Law Services / Justice / Probation ; Marketing & Promotions ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & 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 LengthLong Term - 3 year term, can serve two terms
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (meet last Monday of every month for 1.5 hours) 
Meetings are virtual right now.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
LocationAdministrative Office is in Ajax
Number of PositionsAjax 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Board orientation and ongoing support available
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline30 Apr 2022
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Check required and applicant will be reimbursed * Interview to be conducted and references checked.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or before 30 Sep 2022
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Organization NameCommunity Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby
Office Phone905-427-3300
Address & Map
Administrative Office; 36 Emperor St
Ajax, ON
Canada L1S 1M7
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