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Become a Board Member

This is your chance to give back to your community!

If you have a passion for extraordinary home and community care, join our volunteer Board of Directors.

Group of people with pom poms at a community event.

Some of the fun at last year’s Annual Meeting!

We are currently looking for candidates that have expertise in the following area(s):

  • Accounting (a recognized professional designation required)
  • Human resources (pension and benefits knowledge an asset)
  • Lived experience as an Acclaim Health client or caregiver
  • Must reside in one of the following communities: Milton, Burlington, Oakville, Halton Hills, Mississauga

Board members’ primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing the organization’s vision, mission, overall strategy and monitoring progress against these goals
  • Overseeing compliance
  • Managing and providing guidance to the Chief Executive Officer (who is responsible for operations)
  • Monitoring financial controls and results
  • Supporting the philanthropic activities of the organization
  • Advocating on behalf of the organization
  • Acting as a ambassador for the organization in the community

Deadline for applications is April 5, 2024.

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The Board meets 9 times a year, primarily on Tuesday evenings, as well as participates in the Annual Meeting.  Meetings take place remotely or in person at our main office located at 2370 Speers Road, Oakville.  Each board member term is three (3) years.

Human Rights and Diversity

Whether you are staff member, a volunteer, a client, a donor, supporter, or a member of our wonderful community, Acclaim Health is committed to treating people fairly, and with respect and dignity.  We are doing the work to ensure Acclaim Health is an organization where everyone is welcome, and our care and spaces are free from discrimination of harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, skin colour, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, and disability.

About Acclaim Health

Acclaim Health is a registered charity providing extraordinary community care and support for over 90 years. Our goal is to provide the care people need to live well at home for as long as possible. Each year we care for 28,000+ clients, two thirds of whom were over the age of 65. Our team of over 500 staff members and over 600 volunteers is committed to high quality care, and this is reflected our 97% client satisfaction rate.

Contact Info

For more information, please contact Michele Swanson at 905-827-8800 x2011.

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