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Board of Directors

Independent Living Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
To support persons with disabilities by:
· facilitating individual growth towards greater independence, creating opportunities to make informed choices and assisting in the removal of barriers to full participation in the community,
· improving the capacity of caregivers to assist and support them, and
· helping to increase the community's acceptance and integration of them
. Supporting independent living through service excellence and partnerships

Independent Living Waterloo Region is looking for volunteers to join its Board of Directors.A community-based organization “supporting independent living through service excellence and partnerships”.
Board members are expected to:
• Understand financial statements and fulfill fiduciary responsibilities.
• Attend six meetings annually plus committee work
• Represent ILWR in the community
• Fulfill a 3-year term, renewable twice
We are seeking applicants with expertise in:
• Governance
• Informatics/ technology
• Government relations
• Legal
• Lived experience of disability

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 25+

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

Skill(s): Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Accountability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: ILWR is an equity-conscious organization committed to equity, diversity and supporting the wellbeing of our employees and volunteers.
ILWR is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment consistent with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).Please notify us of any accessibility needs.If you have experience or an interest in Board work, please contact our Executive Director, Janet Redman, at [email protected] or 519-571-6788 ext. 7477.
Orientation Details will be communicated to interested Candidates
Working Conditions:
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime

   Contact Information
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Dan Lajoie
519-571-6788 /571-7590 (TTY)
127 Victoria Street South, Kitchener, N2G 2B4

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