Board Director

(Independent Living Halton, Deborah's Home and Attendant Outreach Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0891 Last Full Update: 12 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsWe are seeking volunteers to join our Board of Directors, people who believes individuals with disabilities should be able to lead a full and independent life.
ContactHugh Stewart, Executive Director, Independent Living Halton; Phone: 905-878-6722; Email:
DutiesPersons with one of the skills listed are urgently needed: 
- A volunteer with Real Estate or Property Management experience is urgently required. 
- Someone with a Legal background would be a great addition to our Board of Directors. 
- A Director with Fundraising experience is urgently required. 
Regularly attend and participate in board monthly meetings. Read, review materials that involve the corporation, especially board minutes, reports, and any literature that involves the corporation. Exercise a fiduciary responsibility for the assets, finances and investments of the corporation and exercise due diligence, care and caution as if handling one’s own personal finances.
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BenefitsPosition is totally voluntary and the reward is the knowledge that persons with severe disabilities are able to live independently in a home setting. Independent living has shown that independence improves health and increases the life expectancy of individuals.
ClientsAll consumers have severe physical disabilities and require care 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Clients make their own independent living decisions and we assist in their independence.
Ages21 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Health Care ; Legal & Law Services / Justice / Probation ; Marketing & Promotions ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Office Administration
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Financial Reporting, Health Care Management, Non-Profit Governance.  
Previous Board experience an asset but not mandatory.  
A volunteer with Business/Organizational Design urgently required.  
A person with a Legal background would be a great addition. 
Fundraising and Marketing skills urgently needed.  
We are also seeking fundraising knowledge and experience.
Commitment LengthLong Term - 3 year commitment requested
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Small group 6 to 10 persons
Minimum Hours6 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening (7 - 9 p.m.) 
Monthly meeting, 2 hours per month in Milton, Ontario
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationMilton, Ontario
Number of PositionsMilton: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on-going ; Orientation provided.  
Governance training available while serving on Board
Application Deadline31 Dec 2019
CostAnnual membership fee of $25.00
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 16 Sep 2019
End Date31 Dec 2019
Agency Details
Organization NameIndependent Living Halton, Deborah's Home and Attendant Outreach Services
Office PhoneDeborah's Home: 905-878-6722
Attendant Outreach 905-878-7879
FaxDeborah's Home 905-878-6449
Address & Map
296 Ontario St N
Milton, ON L9T 2T9