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Board of Directors

Sunbeam Community and Developmental Services

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Dedicated to enhancing quality of life for persons with diverse developmental disabilities.

Sunbeam has several upcoming openings for individuals to join our dedicated, and diverse volunteer Board of Directors. The ideal candidates will possess professional and/or lived experience in various sectors and disciplines, interest /experience in board governance and the policy governance model and have a passion for supporting people with disabilities. We ask that each board member participate in at least one of the committees of the board. Preference will be given to candidates having experience with developmental service, health, community and/or social services.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+
COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Accessibility

Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Accountability, Ethical Framework

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: All Board and Committee members receive board and agency orientation and will receive an information package via a secure online portal prior to the scheduled meetings. Members are expected to be familiar with the materials and actively participate in the meetings. Meetings are currently held remotely, using videoconference tools such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Members are provided Sunbeam iPads equipped with the necessary software and security features to access the secure online board portal and to enable meeting participation.
Working Conditions:
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening
•The Board of Directors meets the last Wednesday of each month from September to June starting at 6:00 pm for approximately 2.0 to 2.5 hours.
•The Finance Committee meets the 2nd last Wednesday of the month in September, November, January, March and May, at 5:00 pm for approximately 90 minutes.
•The Governance Committee meets the 2nd last Wednesday of the month in October, February, April and June, at 6:00 pm. February and April for approximately 90 minutes.

   Contact Information
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Katharine O'Brien
519-893-6200 Ext. 1249
2749 Kingsway Drive Kitchener, N2C 1A7

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