Board Member

(Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre)

Position ID: V-CWD0075 Last Modified: 10 Jun 2021 Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactTeresa Gal, Executive Director, Breaking Down Barriers; Phone: 705-445-1543 ext *300; Fax: 705-445-1656; Email:
DutiesBoard 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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BenefitsBreaking Down Barriers assists people with disabilities live independent lives in South Georgian Bay.
ClientsConsumers include people with physical, sensory, emotional, mental health and intellectual disabilities.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestBehavioural and Developmental Support Services ; Board of Directors ; Committees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; fundraising, financial, social services, marketing, communications
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; One term on the Board is 3 years
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours4.5 / Month
Dates and TimesThursday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening (6-8 pm 4th Thursday every month); One committee meeting per month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 15 individual(s) 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Board Orientation from Executive Director and Board chair, attend one program, AODA customer service training
TransportationNear public transit ; Volunteers are responsible for own transportation
CostPolice checks are free to volunteers within vulnerable sectors. Please check with your local police department.  
Membership fees may apply ask for details
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
Organization NameBreaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Office Phone705-445-1543
Toll Free Phone1-800-843-6943
Address & Map
234 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3K5