Board Member

(Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre)

Position ID: V-CWD0075
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2023
Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2022

Opportunity Details: Board Member

Contact Teresa Gal, Executive Director, Breaking Down Barriers; Phone: 705-445-1543 ext *300; Fax: 705-445-1656; Email:
  • Board members are needed to help guide and mentor the organization
  • Board members are required to participate in one standing committee: fundraising, finance, strategic planning and/or governance
  • People 18+ of all abilities welcome to apply
  • There is a Board requirement that a percentage of people with disabilities are members of the Board
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    Benefits Breaking Down Barriers assists people with disabilities live independent lives in South Georgian Bay.
    Clients Consumers include people with physical, sensory, emotional, mental health and intellectual disabilities.
    Ages 16 year(s) and up
    Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
    Areas of Interest Behavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Board of Directors ; Committees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
    Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; fundraising, financial, social services, marketing, communications
    Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year) ; One term on the Board is 3 years
    Interaction Level Small Group
    Minimum Hours 4.5 / Month
    Accessibility Fully Accessible
    Location Collingwood
    Number of Positions Collingwood: 15 individual(s) 
    15 individual(s) needed in total.
    Training Orientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Board Orientation from Executive Director and Board chair, attend one program, AODA customer service training
    Transportation Near public transit ; Volunteers are responsible for own transportation
    Police Check Required

    Agency Details: Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre

    Office Phone 705-445-1543
    Toll Free Phone 1-800-843-6943
    Fax 705-445-1656
    Address & Map
    234 Ste Marie St
    Collingwood, ON
    Canada L9Y 3K5
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    Mailing Address 234 Ste Marie St 
    Collingwood, ON 
    Canada L9Y 3K5