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Independent Living Waterloo Region (ILWR) is looking for volunteers to join its Board of Directors. ILWR is a community-based organization “supporting independent living through service excellence and partnerships” for over 40 years in Waterloo Region. The organization supports individuals with disabilities through its Attendant Services and Community Resource programs.
The ILWR Board of Directors comprises leaders who are dedicated to the organization’s mission and vision. Serving on the ILWR Board is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about strengthening leadership and governance in the nonprofit sector.
Board members are expected to:
Desired Skills and Expertise
We are seeking applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Our Commitment to Equity
ILWR is an equity-conscious organization committed to equity, anti-oppression, diversity and supporting the wellbeing of all our employees and volunteers. We provide inclusive opportunities without regard to race, colour, religion, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.
All qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and those living with disabilities are encouraged to consider volunteering with us.
ILWR is committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. We seek to provide accessibility for all applicants with disabilities consistent with our accessibility policies and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
If you have experience or an interest in Board work and/or community support services, ILWR would like to hear from you. Please outline your experience via email to our Executive Director, Janet Redman, at [email protected] or contact 519-571-6788 ext. 7477 for more information.
We welcome all interested inquiries.