Volunteer Posting 817

Board Directors
Kawartha Participation Projects
Eastern Ontario, Central Ontario
less than 2 hours per week
closes in 36 days (Mon, 1 Aug)


We are seeking candidates for the Board of Directors of Kawartha Participation Project (KPP) which is a charitable not-for –profit agency providing services for people with diverse needs, especially those with a physical disability to enable them to live independently and achieve their goals. KPP is  committed to creating a community that is caring, inclusive and accessible by establishing and maintaining housing that is safe, stable and affordable as well as providing, where required, flexible and sensitive personal supports. Every person should be celebrated and we believe that real strength can come from shared abilities.

The future is bright and the next few years promise to be exciting ones for KPP and our community. If you are interested in being part of it, the Board of Directors is accepting applications from interested and qualified individuals who want to contribute to the positive impact our organization is having in our community.

We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications who are committed to providing guidance and oversight based on a policy governance model:

  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Organizational and leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • An interest, background and expertise in one or more of the following areas: governance, community housing, health sector and/or community supports funding and service models, finance, strategic planning, legal and community relations.
  • The Board particularly seeks qualified individuals with a finance/accounting background, preferably with a CPA designation.
  • Previous Board experience as a Director or an employee advising the Board in either the profit or not-for –profit sectors would be an asset but is not required

KPP is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, racialized persons, new Canadians, persons with a disability and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

Successful candidates will be expected to prepare for and actively participate in monthly Board meetings between September to June, as well as serve on a Board Committee which meets at least quarterly. If you feel you can make an effective contribution to the Board, please submit your resume and covering letter by mail to:

Kawartha Participation Project,  77 Towerhill Rd., Peterborough. ON. K9H7N3, Attention: Chair, Governance Committee

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