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Board of Directors Needed

The Seniors Life Enhancement Centres (SLEC) in Oakville, Ontario is currently looking to fill 3 Board vacancies with any of the following attributes:

  • Legal expertise;
  • General administrative experience;
  • Fundraising or marketing expertise;
  • Board governance, strategic planning, and quality/performance measurement experience

SLEC welcomes and encourages applications from those with disabilities and will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform us if you require any accommodation through the process.

Please review our Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Priorities  and  Governance Structure

Board Director Competencies
The Board collectively is to have representation with expertise in:

  • strategic management;
  • accounting and finance;
  • communications, fundraising or marketing;
  • human resources;
  • quality and risk management;
  • legal expertise;
  • knowledge of the non-profit sector and its regulatory environment;
  • knowledge of issues affecting the seniors’ community, health system and the people served by SLEC. 

Governance Experience
It is preferred that new Directors have prior Board/governance experience, but this is not required.  It is important that Board Director candidates understand the responsibilities of being a Board member and have the necessary experience to contribute to board decision-making and oversight.  SLEC’s recruitment practice follows the principals of equity, diversity and inclusion. 

Time Commitment and Expectations
Board members are also expected to contribute to the organization by:

  • Attending and actively participating in all Board and committee meetings;
  • Attend SLEC client and caregiver social events from time to time

The Board meetings are on a set schedule of approximately 6 regular meetings (monthly or bi-monthly) on Monday’s from approximately 6 to 8 pm as well as an AGM.  Meetings take place at SLEC located at 2030 Bristol Circle, Oakville. During COVID-19 meetings will be held virtually according to current Public Health Measures.    Board work is supported by Board committees which focus on governance, nominations, development, quality, finance and risk.

In addition, Board Members serve on a Board committee and attend 2 strategic focused meetings annually.

Process for Submitting Expressions of Interest 
The nominations committee reviews and updates the skills matrix, interviews prospective candidates and provides recommendations to the Board for new members.   Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Complete the form below to submit you application to the Nominations Committee

Board of Director Application Form

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