Board Member with Finance Background

(Community Living Ajax-Pickering & Whitby)

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Position ID: V-OSH0776
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 10 Apr 2024

Opportunity Details: Board Member with Finance Background

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

General Responsibilities of the Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the governance and the overall performance of the Corporation.  The responsbilities of the Board shall inlcude all things required by the Board pursuant to Non-Profit Corporatons Act, and other applicable laws, including without limitation:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial oversight including appointment of an Auditor
  • Governance
  • Appoint and supervise the Executive Director
  • Montoring of organizational risk and mitigation strategies
  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to provide high quality of care to people with intellectual disabilities
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Benefits -improve decision making skills 
-learn complex thinking skills 
-broaden your contacts 
-utilize your skills to enhance your community 
-leadership development 
-make a socially responsible contribution
Clients People who have intellectual disabilities
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Individuals ; Community Groups
Areas of Interest Board of Directors
Skills/Experience Accounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Our board uses a skills matrix for recruitment. We are currently seeking board members who have financial acumen.
Commitment Length Long Term ; Each Board term is 3 years. Board members can serve two-three year terms.
Interaction Level Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering ; Board meets virtually and four times a year in person.
Minimum Hours 2 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: Evening (Between 60-90 minute meeting each month) 
Finance Committee Meets once per month just prior to the board meeting. This meeting is typically virtual and is about 30-45 minutes in duration.
Seasons Spring ; Summer - Board meets once during the summer ; Fall - AGM is held in September ; Winter - Board typically does not meet in December
Accessibility Fully 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 Positions Ajax ; Pickering ; Whitby 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going ; We have a board orientation and provide external board training events.
Transportation Near public transit
Application Deadline 31 May 2024
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Police check which includes a vulnerable sector check is required. Successful applicants will be reimbursed for Police Check.
Liability Insurance Available
Start Date On or after 03 Jun 2024

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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