Member - Board of Directors and Committee Members

(Camphill Communities Ontario, Barrie - Checkley St)

Position ID: V-BAR0060 Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactEmily Alward, Director of Operations and Administration, Camphill Communities of Ontario; Phone: 705-424-5363; Email:
DutiesCamphill Communities of Ontario is an accredited provider of support for adults of all ages who have different abilities, located in Barrie and on our Nottawasaga village near Angus. We are a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique and inspiring residential, vocational and learning opportunities for people with cognitive and developmental disabilities in both rural and urban settings in Simcoe County. We support people in directing their own lives and in promoting partnerships, opportunities, well-being, freedom and contributions in their community. We are a community where people of diverse abilities enjoy quality of life and personal growth in a rich social and cultural environment. 
We have openings for board members and committee members who are interested in joining this truly unique and innovative organization as we plan for the future in a challenging environment.  
Your commitment as a board member is for a 3-year term, renewable twice. We meet 10 times a year. We are governance board that oversees our commitment to our companions, whom we support, and our community, through policy development and implementation of our strategic plan. Your strengths might include a knowledge of social services, healthcare, finance, or law. Previous board experience is an asset. 
Committees that are requiring members are our Nominations and Governance Committee, Advocacy Committee, Quality Assurance Committee, Stewardship Committee, and Finance Committee. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about specific committee mandates, terms of references and time commitments. 
Our Barrie locations include The Camphill Store on Dunlop Street, 3 homes and our head office. We also have 5 homes, a working farm, woodworking shop, pottery studio, organic gardens, herbery and a cultural centre situated on 280 acres on the Nottawasaga River near Angus. We create pottery, art, woodcrafts and much more and we sell our produce at local farmers’ markets. 
Interested? To submit your resume visit our website: We need your resume no later than April 30,2020.
More Info
BenefitsA chance to learn and grow serving your community with a unique organization
ClientsAdults with a wide range of different abilities
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Legal Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing
Commitment LengthBoard member - A long-term commitment: term is for 3 years, renewable twice. Committee member time commitment is varied.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Dates and TimesBoard meets 10 times a year for 2+ hours with opportunities for other committee work. Also opportuntiies for just committee work - time commitment for committees varies.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator
LocationBarrie head office and farm village near Angus
Number of PositionsAngus: 2 individual(s) ; Barrie: 3 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationCar required
Application Deadline30 Apr 2020
Police CheckRequired
Start DateOn or after 13 Nov 2019
Agency Details
Organization NameCamphill Communities Ontario, Barrie - Checkley St
Office Phone705-424-5363
Address & Map
4 Checkley St, Suite 304
Barrie, ON L4N 1W1