The Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton is seeking candidates to join its Board of Directors.
We are seeking individuals who share our vision that people with dementia live well as vital and integral members of their community, and who are committed to offering their knowledge and expertise in support of this vision.
We welcome applications from all regions we serve.
The number of Canadians living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease is rising sharply, and we are seeing a rapid increase in demand for services in the communities served by our Society. At the same time, the healthcare sector in Ontario is undergoing a period of transformation.
Our Society is seeking directors who can apply leadership, professional insight, and innovative thinking to further the work of our Society during this exciting time of growth and transformation.
Roles & Responsibilities
We welcome applications from all interested parties, however we are specifically seeking applications individuals with the following professional backgrounds:
- Marketing & Communications
The Board operates under a governance model. Directors are expected to stay informed about issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, participate in the work of committees, and actively support the fundraising efforts and events of the organization. Membership requires a minimum commitment of three (3) hours per month – including attendance at monthly meetings of the Board and participation on Committees of the Board.
Commitment to Accessibility & Equitable Recruitment
The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to building a workforce, including volunteers, that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We are also committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.
The Alzheimer Society welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity and social justice and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, people living with dementia, care partners and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
If you have questions or require further assistance, please email Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
People with dementia are at the centre of everything we do. The Alzheimer Society leverages its own and community resources to deliver health promotion, advocacy and support services to people with dementia, those at greatest risk of developing dementia and their care partners.
We embrace the Alzheimer Society of Canada’s mission to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and to promote research.