Board Member

(Durham Association for Family Resources and Support)

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Position ID: V-OSH0886
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 16 Nov 2023

Opportunity Details: Board Member

Contact Janet Klees, Executive Director, Durham Association for Family Resources and Support; Phone: 905-436-2500 ext 2324; Email:

Community board member * effective governance of the organization which provides Family Support (supports, resources, connections with other families and other types of assistance)

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Benefits Gain board experience * make a difference to families in Durham
Clients Families with a member who has an intellectual disability, or a child with a physical disability
Ages 21 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of Interest Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Board of Directors ; Committees ; Respite Services ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/Experience Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Those with experience with Board/Governance; Education, Community organizations; and Healthcare * direct experience with a person with a disability are welcome.
Commitment Length Long Term - 3 years
Interaction Level Solitary ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 6 / Month
Dates and Times Thursday: Evening 
Monthly Board Meeting on the 3rd Thursday (evenings) in person * Sub Committee Meeting 4-6 times per year online
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Durham Association for Family Resources and Support, 850 King St W, Unit 20, Oshawa
Number of Positions Durham Region 
2 individual(s) needed in total. 
2 individual(s) needed in total
Training Orientation ; Training is required ; Minimal training is required.
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Vulnerable Sector police check
Liability Insurance Available

Agency Details: Durham Association for Family Resources and Support

Office Phone 905-436-2500
Toll Free Phone 1-800-500-2850
Fax 905-436-3587
Address & Map
850 King St W
Unit 20
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 8N5
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Mailing Address 850 King St W 
Unit 20 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1J 8N5

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