Board Director

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Date Posted February 22, 2021
Expiry Date of Posting Ongoing
Organization Name Cheshire Homes of Saskatoon (Management)
Contact Name Janann Blackburn
Mailing Address 2901 LOUISE ST
City SASKATOON
Postal Code S7J3L1
Phone Number 3062211970
Fax Number 3063743206
Email Address cheshireadmin@sasktel.net
Web Site www.cheshirehomessaskatoon.ca
Position Title Board Director
Job Description

Cheshire Homes of Saskatoon welcomes expressions of interest from individuals who may wish to serve on our board of directors. Our organization operates three homes for adults with physical disabilities at our location in Eastview, providing attendant care and personal support services for a total of 18 residents. Some residents also have a cognitive disability in addition to a physical disability. The newest home opened in 2011 and offers 8 life lease suites which provide a greater level of privacy and independence. Primary operational funding for all three homes is provided by the Ministry of Social Services – Community Living Service Delivery.

Skills Required Meetings are currently held in the months of January, March, April, May, June, September, and November (the fourth Tuesday of the month, starting at 5:00). There is also a board retreat in an afternoon in early December. There is a need for board members to participate on one or more committees (finance, fundraising, buildings and grounds, public relations, and occasional ad hoc committees), and/or be considered for leadership positions on the board.
Benefits to Volunteer Cheshire Homes has a history of 50 years in Saskatoon, and is affiliated with a larger international organization founded by Leonard Cheshire in the UK. There are over 200 Cheshire organizations in more than 50 countries.
Days/Times Evenings
Suitable For Adults (18 and over)
Work With Adults (18 and over)
People with physical challenges
Position Duration Ongoing (more than 3 months)
Specific Dates
Application Deadline Ongoing
Application Procedure Email

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